Tuesday, March 21, 2023

Government of Ireland GOI-IES Scholarships, 2023-2024

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 LEVEL : Masters, PhD
 FUNDING : Fully Funded
 OPEN TO : Foreign Students
 PLACE : Ireland
STATUS : 3 Days left

Application for the Government of Ireland International Education Scholarships (GOI-IES) is now open. The Government of Ireland GOI-IES Scholarships are awarded to outstanding international students from non-European Union (EU)/European Economic Area (EEA) countries, United Kingdom or Switzerland to pursue a Masters’s or PhD Degree in Ireland.

This Scholarship to study in Europe is tenable at selected Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) and in any disciplines for a period of one year. The GOI-IES scholarship aims to reflect Ireland’s engagement to support partner countries. Scholarships may be approved for study across all disciplines, subject to the availability of places. The Higher Education Authority (HEA) will seek to ensure that, overall, there is gender balance in the cohort of students to whom scholarships are awarded

The scholarship aims to highlight Ireland’s strengths as a center of international education, to promote links with target markets globally, and to strengthen the internationalization strategies of HEIs, especially in the context of the system performance framework. The scheme is operated in the higher education sector and funded in partnership between the Government of Ireland and the higher education institutions (HEIs). Scholarships are branded as prestigious awards reflecting the core messages about Ireland as a centre of international education, research, and innovation.

Program Details

  • Host institutions: Higher Educational Institution in Ireland.
  • Fields of Study: Fields of study available at chosen universities.
  • Number of Awards: 60.
  • Duration : one year.
  • Eligible countries: Open to citizens of all nationalities at the exception to candidates having legal and permanent residency in European Union (EU)/European Economic Area (EEA) countries, United Kingdom or Switzerland.

Government of Ireland GOI-IES Scholarships Benefits

Selected candidates for this government scholarship will have the following benefits:

  1. An amount of €10,000 for one study year. This fund is directed at covering student costs and living expenses. The scholarship may be for:
    • one year of a taught Masters’s degree program or;
    • one year of a research program (i.e. one year of a 2-year research masters or a 3-4-year PhD program).
  2. The HEI will be required to give a FULL fee waiver to the student for the scholarship year (i.e. tuition fee and registration charge are waived).

Government of Ireland GOI-IES Scholarship Eligible Institutions for 2023

Scholarships will only be approved for programs that lead to a higher education award that is included in the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) at Levels 9 or 10, which is made by one of the following awarding bodies:

  • Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI)
  • Technological Universities and Institutes of Technology with delegated authority to make awards
  • RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences
  • Irish Universities

The following is a list of all institutions eligible under the GOI-IES 2023 program:

  1. American College Dublin
  2. Atlantic Technological University
  3. CCT College, Dublin
  4. Dublin Business School
  5. Dublin City University
  6. Dún Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design, and Technology
  7. Dundalk Institute of Technology
  8. Galway Business School
  9. Griffith College , Dublin
  10. ICD Business School , Dublin
  11. Independent College , Dublin
  12. Mary Immaculate College , Limerick
  13. Maynooth University
  14. Munster Technological University
  15. National College of Art and Design, Dublin
  16. National College of Ireland, Dublin
  17. University of Galway
  18. Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
  19. South East Technological University
  20. Technological University Dublin
  21. Technological University of the Shannon: Midlands Midwest
  22. Trinity College Dublin
  23. University College Cork
  24. University College Dublin
  25. University of Limerick

Government of Ireland GOI-IES Scholarships Eligibility

To apply for the Government of Ireland GOI-IES scholarships, candidates must have the following profile:

  • Possess excellence (academically, personally, professionally, creatively);
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Extra curriculum activities (for example: humanitarian work; politics-local, national, international; arts; sports);
  • Possess strong rationale for pursuing their study in Ireland that indicates how a GOI-IES fits into their longer-term goals.

Note : The scheme priorities the selection of students who are in the process of applying to come to Ireland for the academic year 2023-2024. The HEA will seek to ensure that, overall, there is gender balance in the cohort of students to whom scholarships are awarded.

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Why study in Ireland?

With its vibrant culture, incredible scenic views, and educational opportunities, studying in Ireland has become an increasingly popular choice for students around the world. The country is known for providing high-quality education and a safe, welcoming environment for foreign students. The Irish education system has a long history of excellence and innovation, with many of the country’s universities being some of the oldest in Europe.

From the stunning natural beauty of its countryside to the vibrant cities and towns, studying in Ireland provides a chance to explore the varied and stunning landscape that the country has to offer. Additionally, the relaxed and open atmosphere of the Irish people makes it a perfect place for students to learn and grow in their studies.

How to Apply for the Government of Ireland GOI-IES Scholarships

Eligible applicants who would like to apply for this scholarship to study in Europe should hit the apply button below to access the online application platform and follow instructions to submit their applications.

Applicants will need to apply for admission to a relevant Master PhD program offered by an eligible Higher Education Institution. Applicants are expected to have a conditional or final offer of admission to the HEI at the time of application and will be required to submit a copy of the same.

Should an applicant be in receipt of more than one offer, separate applications may be submitted for each course offer. Final offers will be subject to admission to the relevant HEI. Applicants should make inquiries directly to the relevant institution prior to submission of an application to the HEA.

Any questions regarding the call for applications should be submitted to [email protected].

The deadline to submit applications for this scholarship program is at 5pm (Irish Time). For more information on the Government of Ireland International Education Scholarships, please visit the official page. To be the first to see latest opportunities, please follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram.

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