Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship Programme 2022 [Funded]

Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship Programme 2022: Applications are now open for the Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship for foreign students to study in Ireland. The 2022 call for application is open from 3 September and invites applications from eligible applicants globally.

The Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship Programme is an established national initiative, funded by the Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, and managed by the Council. The Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship Programme is highly competitive, with an average success rate recorded over the past five years.

Scholarship Sponsor(s): Government of Ireland

Scholarship to be taken at: Eligible institutions in Ireland (see eligibility criteria below)

Scholarship level: Postgraduate

Scholarship Slots: Not stated

Scholarship Worth: See what the program offers (below)

Subject Eligibility: All disciplines

Country/Candidate Eligibility: International students.


Also, See: Government of Ireland International Education Scholarships

Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship 2022 | Eligibility Criteria

For both the candidates and the supervisor, you will need to go through the appropriate application guidelines including the terms and conditions for the Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship Programme available at the official website. Candidates are advised to read it carefully before beginning application. See also the eligible institutions accepted in the programme

The Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship 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;
  • awards for bottom-up, non-directed research, with the exception of those funded by our strategic funding partners.

What the Program offers

  • a stipend of €18,500 per annum;
  • a contribution to fees, including non-EU fees, up to a maximum of €5,750 per annum; and
  • eligible direct research expenses of €3,250 per annum.


Recommended: New Zealand Scholarships programme (Fully-funded)


Application Procedures

How-to-apply: Potential applicants should read the 2022 Government of Ireland Terms and Conditions carefully to ascertain whether or not they are eligible to apply (check eligibility criteria above). 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 application system.

Key dates

Call open 16:00 (Irish time) 2 September 2021
FAQ deadline 16:00 (Irish time) 14 October 2021
Applicant deadline 16:00 (Irish time) 21 October 2021
Supervisor and referee deadline 16:00 (Irish time) 4 November 2021
Research office endorsement deadline 16:00 (Irish time) 18 November 2021
Call outcome End of March 2022
Award start date 1 September 2022

Please note that the timings provided here are indicative and may be subject to change.

Visit the Official Website for Further Details

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