The Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship provides financial aid for those who meet the requirements to pursue a research master’s or PhD (conventional or structured), in any field, at approved Irish higher education institutions.
The Irish Research Council’s Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship, often known as the Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship, supports master’s and doctorate candidates in any field who are actively engaged in or plan to engage in full-time research. Several specialized scholarships are provided in association with key funding allies.
Scholarship Type: PhD and Master’s
Commencement Date : September 8, 2022
Deadline For The Applications : October 21, 2021
Qualifies Countries For Scholarship : National and international Countries Are Eligible
Place To Take The Scholarship : Republic Of Ireland
- Candidates must possess a first class, upper second class, or comparable honors bachelor’s degree. The Council may grant a provisional offer of a scholarship if the results of the applicant’s undergraduate exams are unknown at the time of application, provided that the scholar’s bachelor’s degree or comparable degree outcome is a first class or upper second-class honors.
- A scholar must hold a master’s degree if they don’t already have a first class or upper second-class honors bachelor’s degree or the equivalent. The Council’s judgment of a candidate’s eligibility based on these requirements is final.
- The candidate cannot have submitted two unsuccessful program applications in the past, including those involving strategic partner topics. Applications for the EMBARK Scheme, originally managed by the Irish, have been accepted since 2010.
- In order to be considered for a research master’s scholarship, applicants must not currently hold or have ever held a Council Postgraduate Scholarship; in order to be considered for a doctoral degree scholarship, applicants must not currently hold or have ever held any Council Scholarship.
- These requirements are set forth by the Research Council for Science, Engineering and Technology and the Government of Ireland Scholarship Scheme. Depending on their nationality and place of residence, applicants will fall into one of two groups.
- Candidates for category one must fulfill BOTH of the following requirements: be a citizen of one of the following countries: Switzerland, Iceland, Norway, or the European Union . Again Candidates must have lived regularly for three of the five years before to October 1, 2021, in one of the following countries: Iceland, Norway, Liechtenstein, or Switzerland. The second group will include all other applications.
- Candidates who fit into category one will receive the majority of scholarships, extraordinary applicants who fit into category two will also receive some rewards. Please be aware that the Council may demand written proof of an applicant’s citizenship and place of residence.
- a yearly payout of €16,000
- an annual contribution to fees, up to a maximum of €5,750, including non-EU fees.
- yearly eligible direct research costs of €2,250
- Master’s degree with structured research : 24 months
- 36 months for a traditional PhD degree
- 48 months for a structured doctoral degree
Interested parties should carefully study the 2022 Call Documents, including the FAQ and Terms and Conditions, to determine whether they are qualified to apply. The application, supervisor, and referee forms are provided in indicative form only for informational purposes. The online system is used by all participants to create and submit their forms.online system.
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