Government of Ireland International Scholarships are awarded with the intent to provide support to suitably qualified Research Master’s and Doctoral candidates pursuing or intending to pursue full-time research in any discipline, based in an Irish HEI.
Eligibility Criteria/ Scholarship Guidelines
Applicants should be full-time students affiliated with an eligible HEI in Ireland. Applicants should have a first-class or upper second-class honors primary degree, or the equivalent. In the case that examination results are not known at the time of application, the Council could make a provisional offer of a Scholarship provided that the Scholar’s undergraduate degree result is a first-class, upper second-class honor, or the equivalent. Masters degree results may be considered to take priority over the results of the primary degree.
At the time of application, candidates must be a new entrant to the degree for which they are to receive Council funding and have been formally accepted by the relevant department/school by, at the latest, 1st October.