Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme for International Students and applications are submitted till 16:00 (Irish time) 1 November 2017. Applications are invited for Ireland Postgraduate Fellowships available for researchers across all disciplines. Fellows from any country may hold a Ireland Postgraduate Fellowship. Acceptance of the award is subject to these Terms and Conditions and the Guide for Applicants which, in conjunction with the Letter of Offer and completed and signed Acceptance Form, constitute the basis on which the award is held and/or renewed. Full details:
School(Institutions/ Country): | Ireland
Level: Postgraduate programme
Field(s): all disciplines.
Deadline: 16:00 (Irish time) 1 November 2017
Funded By: The Irish Research Council
Beneficiaries(Target Groups): Ireland Postdoctoral Fellowships are targeted for Irish and international researchers.
‣ Award No: Not Known
‣ Scholarship Duration: Not Known
‣ Scholarship covers: What we offer
The Irish Research Council has opened the 2018 call for the Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship scheme.
This scheme offers scholarships for suitably qualified individuals to pursue a research master's or PhD (either traditional or structured), in any discipline, at eligible higher education institutions in Ireland. In addition, a number of targeted scholarships are offered in collaboration with our strategic funding partners.
Potential applicants should read the 2018 Terms and Conditions below and carefully ascertain whether or not they are eligible to apply to the scheme.
Indicative Word versions of the applicant, primary supervisor and referee forms are also provided below. Please note that these are for information purposes only. All applicants must create and complete their submission through the online system.
All potential applicants should carefully ascertain whether or not they are eligible to apply
for the scheme by studying the questions and important application advice table below:
1. Have you had two previous unsuccessful applications to the Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship scheme? Please note that ineligible applications do not count towards this limit.
Yes: you are not eligible to apply to the scheme.
2. Do you have a first class or upper second-class honours bachelor’s (or equivalent) degree? If examination results are not known at the time of application, the Council may make a provisional offer on condition that the applicant’s final grade for their bachelor’s (or equivalent) degree is a first class or upper second-class honours.
Yes: go to 4.
No: go to 3.
3. Do you have a master’s degree?
Yes: go to 4.
No: you are not eligible to apply to the scheme.
4. Do you currently hold, or have you previously held, any other Irish Research Council awards?
5. Will you be a new entrant to the degree for which you are seeking Council funding?
6. Have you completed part of the postgraduate degree for which you are applying for Council funding on the basis of (a) being self-funded; (b) being in receipt of a Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI) grant; (c) being in receipt of a higher education institution-funded bursary or scholarship or (4) being in receipt of a Central Remedial Clinic Ciaran Barry Graduate Scholarship:
7. Does your date of first registration for this degree fall within the eligible dates detailed on page 5 of the 2018 Terms and Conditions?
Scholarship Application Method
Potential applicants should read the 2018 Terms and Conditions carefully to ascertain whether or not they are eligible to apply. Indicative versions of the applicant, supervisor and referee forms are provided for information purposes only. All participants must create and submit their forms via the online system.
Due to heavy server traffic on the closing day of the competition, applicants are strongly
advised to submit applications well in advance of the deadline