Ireland Government Postgraduate Scholarship 2019 (Funded)


Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 4453

Opportunity Description

If you are willing to pursue a research master degree or doctoral degree with a unique funding opportunity, you can apply to Ireland Postgraduate scholarship.

Ireland’s government announces postgraduate scholarship to students and this scholarship funds researchers across all career stages and supports qualified researchers in all disciplines.

Research areas:

  • Science,
  • Technology,
  • Engineering,
  • Mathematics (STEM) and
  • arts,
  • humanities, and
  • social science


important details


Key Dates:

  • Open date: Sep. 5, 2019
  • Deadline: 31 October, 2019
  • Program start date: Sep. 1, 2020

Host country: Ireland

Level: postgraduate (master and Ph.D.)

Type: Open to international students

Number of scholarship awarded annually: 280



  • Research master’s degree: one year
  • Structured research master degree: 2 years
  • Traditional PhD: 3 years
  • Structured PhD: 4 years



Description: This scholarship is firmly settled and supported award and it is administered by the Ireland government. A large number of students have been financed through this scholarship on several research by the time. Hence, this program motivates awardees to work on their research.  Awardees, who have the talent of creation and innovation are strongly approached and preferred. In addition, interested students in Interdisciplinary nature studies are encouraged and they must provide a full understanding of their knowledge. Ultimately competitive applicants are expected to go for it.



The aim of the Irish Research Council Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship is to support awardees intending to complete research masters or doctoral degrees only.



  • A stipend of € 16,000 yearlong
  • An annual amount of € 5,750 for fees and non-EU fees
  • An annual amount of € 2,250 for direct research
  • Holding a bachelor degree or a master degree
  • Applicants with two previous unsuccessful applications are ineligible
  • Not holding a council scholarship
  • Be a national/resident of European Union member countries.
  • It is competitive due to huge participation from all across the courtiers
  • Selected applicant will be considered for demonstrating world-class potential as a future research leader


How to apply:

applicants must fill the application online. Firstly they are requested to know the terms very well and get all the information in order to fill their application completely and correctly.

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