Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship Programme 2021: Applications are now open for the Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship Programme 2021. The call is open from 3 September and invites applications from eligible applicants globally.
The Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship Programme is an established national initiative, funded by the Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, and managed by the Council. The Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship Programme is highly competitive, with an average success rate recorded over the past five years.
Scholarship Sponsor(s): Government of Ireland
Scholarship to be taken at: Eligible institutions in Ireland (see eligibility criteria below)
Scholarship level: Postgraduate
Scholarship Slots: Not stated
Scholarship Worth: See what the program offers (below)
Subject Eligibility: All disciplines
Country/Candidate Eligibility: International students.
Also, See: Government of Ireland International Education Scholarships 2020
Candidates and other eligibility criteria for the Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship Programme 2021 are contained in the 2021 Government of Ireland Terms and Conditions. Candidates are advised to read it carefully before beginning application. And also, see eligible institutions accepted in the programme
The Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship Programme is unique in the Irish research landscape and complements other channels for funded postgraduate education in the Irish eco-system. Among its features are:
- individual, prestigious awards for excellent research in the name of the applicant;
- an objective selection process using international, independent expert peer review;
- funding across all disciplines, from archaeology to zoology;
- awards for bottom-up, non-directed research, with the exception of those funded by our strategic funding partners.
What the Program offer
- a stipend of €16,000 per annum
- a contribution to fees, including non-EU fees, up to a maximum of €5,750 per annum
- eligible direct research expenses of €2,250 per annum
Recommended: New Zealand Scholarships programme 2020 (Fully-funded)
Application Procedures for the Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship Programme 2021
Potential applicants should read the 2021 Government of Ireland Terms and Conditions carefully to ascertain whether or not they are eligible to apply (check eligibility criteria above). 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 application system.
Applicant deadline: 16:00 (Irish time) 29 October 2020
Supervisor and referee deadline: 16:00 (Irish time) 5 November 2020
Research office endorsement deadline: 16:00 (Irish time) 12 November 2020
Refer to the call document for full details of all timelines and deadlines.