2019 Funded to Travel and Study in Ireland: Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship Programme

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2019 Funded to Travel and Study in Ireland: Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship Programme
2019 Funded to Travel and Study in Ireland: Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship Programme

Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship Programme

Application Deadline: 16:00 (Irish time) 1 November 2018

 

The Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship Programme is an established national initiative, funded by the Department of Education and Skills and managed by the Council.

 

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;
  • with the exception of those funded by our strategic funding partners, awards for bottom-up, non-directed research.

 

The Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarships Programme is highly competitive, with an average success rate of 19% over the last five years. Successful applicants who become scholars under the programme are recognised as demonstrating world-class potential as future research leaders and in the quality of their ideas.

 

Benefits

  • 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

Key dates

Deadline Date
Call open 6 September 2018
FAQ deadline 25 October 2018
Applicant deadline 16:00 (Irish time) 1 November 2018
Supervisor and referee deadline 16:00 (Irish time) 8 November 2018
Research office endorsement deadline 16:00 (Irish time) 15 November 2018
Call outcome End of March 2019
Scholarship start date 1 September 2019

 

Please note that the timings provided here are indicative and may be subject to change.

If you do not find the answer to your query in the call documentation, you should contact the research office in your proposed institution which will provide information and clarification on the call. Research offices can send any queries they are unable to clarify to postgrad@research.ie.

Documents:

Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship Programme 2019

Terms and Conditions 2019

Guide for applicants

 

For More Information:

 

2019 Funded to Travel and Study in Ireland: Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship Programme
2019 Funded to Travel and Study in Ireland: Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship Programme

Visit the Official Webpage of the Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship Programme 2019

 

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