Ireland Government Scholarship 2021 For Masters & PhD

Applications are open to apply for the Ireland Government Scholarship 2021. Ireland Government Postgraduate Scholarship is funded by the Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, and managed by the Council. International students from all nations can apply for this scholarship to study Masters(1 and 2 years) and PhD(3 and 4 years) Degree Programs.

Outstanding students are given the opportunity to conduct their own research at the early-career stage, working with a supervisor, in their chosen area of interest. creative, innovative approaches for addressing the new and emerging fields of research.

The Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship Programme is a great opportunity for students who wants to study research oriented Masters and PhD degrees. The total no of scholarships are different currently there are thousands of students doing ongoing research study on Scholarship by Irish Research Council.

Irish Research Council Scholarships Details:

  • Host Organization: Government of Ireland
  • University: All Universities in Ireland
  • Course Level:  Masters
  • Eligible Region: Open for All Countries
  • Category: Scholarship
  • Country: Ireland
  • Fields of Study: All Subjects
  • Deadline: October 29, 2020

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Universities List for Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship Programme

Following are the universities under Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship Programme (in alphabetical order),

  • Athlone Institute of Technology
  • Coláiste Mhuire Marino
  • Cork Institute of Technology
  • Dublin City University
  • Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies
  • Athlone Institute of Technology
  • Coláiste Mhuire Marino
  • Cork Institute of Technology
  • Dublin Dental Hospital
  • Dundalk Institute of Technology
  • Dún Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design & Technology
  • Galway–Mayo Institute of Technology
  • Institute of Technology, Carlow
  • Institute of Technology, Sligo
  • Institute of Technology, Tralee
  • Letterkenny Institute of Technology
  • Limerick Institute of Technology
  • Mary Immaculate College, Limerick
  • Maynooth University
  • National College of Ireland
  • National University of Ireland, Galway
  • Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
  • Royal Irish Academy
  • Royal Irish Academy of Music
  • Technological University Dublin
  • University College Cork
  • University of Limerick
  • Waterford Institute of Technology

Ireland Government Scholarship 2021 Benefits:

Following benefits are given under Ireland Government Scholarship,

  • 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

Eligibility Criteria

  • Undergraduate degree(Bachelors) to apply for Masters Program.
  • Masters Degree to apply for Post Doctoral Programs
  • Citizen of any European or international countries

Documents Required

Academic Transcripts
Certificate of Achievement
Work Experience Certificate
Two recommendation letters
A short essay on biography


Following are the important dates

Call open3 September 2020
FAQ deadline22 October 2020
Applicant deadline16:00 (Irish time) 29 October 2020
Supervisor and referee deadline16:00 (Irish time) 5 November 2020
Research office endorsement deadline16:00 (Irish time) 12 November 2020
Call outcomeEnd of March 2021
Scholarship start date1 September 2021

How to apply

Potential applicants should read the 2021 Government of Ireland 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.

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