Scholarships in Europe

Ireland Government Scholarship – 2019 –Postgraduate – Study in Europe

Ireland Scholarships for International Students

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

In 2017, we invested in a total of 1,179 postgraduate scholars, with over 5,000 individual scholarships for excellent research awarded to date.

Ireland Government Scholarship (IGS) Postgraduate 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 programme provides outstanding students with the opportunity to direct their own research at the early-career stage, working with a supervisor, in their chosen area of interest.

Pioneering proposals addressing new and emerging fields of research or those introducing creative, innovative approaches are welcomed. Proposals of an interdisciplinary nature are also encouraged as it is recognized that advancing fundamental understanding is achieved by integrating information, techniques, tools and perspectives from two or more disciplines.

Ireland Government Scholarship (IGS) Postgraduate 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 recognized as demonstrating world-class potential as future research leaders and in the quality of their ideas.

What are the benefits of Ireland Government Scholarship (IGS) for Postgraduate?

Scholarships for pursuing Postgraduate programme.

  • a contribution to fees, including non-EU fees, up to a maximum of €5,750 per annum
  • a stipend of €16,000 per annum
  • eligible direct research expenses of €2,250 per annum

How to apply for Ireland Government Scholarship (IGS) for Postgraduate?

Potential applicants should read the 2019 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.

Deadline for Ireland Government Scholarship (IGS) for Postgraduate?

The deadline for application submission is November 2018 for Ireland Government Scholarship (IGS) Postgraduate Programme. As per notice of you can apply online.

 Further information on the Ireland Government Scholarship (IGS) for Postgraduate

Ireland Government Scholarship (IGS) Postgraduate Programme is now open for all international students, so now, you have the opportunity to apply for Ireland Government Scholarship (IGS).


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