Irish Government Scholarship 2021 | Fully Funded

Irish Government Scholarship 2021 has been announced by Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, and managed by the Council. Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship Program 2021 is a Fully Funded Irish Scholarship. The sponsor of the Irish Government Scholarship had invested over €13.6 million from 2013-2019. You will get a chance to study in Ireland’s Top Ranked University. Ireland is ranked in the top 10 for Higher Quality Education.

The Council typically Makes an investment in 280 New Postgraduate Scholarships in Ireland Every year. In 2020, a total of 1,193 Postgraduate Scholars, with over 5,000 individual scholarships for excellent research awarded to date. The Government of Ireland International Education scholarship is eligible for All Nationality Holder across the world and it will cover all your expenses related to Tuition Fee, Stipend, and Other Costs related to Research, etc.

Irish research council government of Ireland postgraduate scholarship program can be 1-2 years depending upon the chosen course. You can any choose any course you would like to study in Ireland. In this scenario, you have to first visit the official website of universities offering Masters And PHD Scholarships in Ireland. The list of universities is given in this post. Remember that you have to submit supervisor details by November so you have a lot of time to contact the professor and get a letter from them.

Irish Government Scholarship 2021 Details

  • Country: Ireland
  • Degree: Master, Doctorate (MS Leading to PhD)
  • Duration: 1-2 Years
  • Nationality: All are eligible
  • Deadline: 21st Oct 2021

The Government of Ireland Master, Doctorate (MS Leading to PhD) 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:

  • It is an individual, the prestigious award for excellent research for International students.
  • Irish International Scholarship will fund across all disciplines, from archaeology to zoology.
  • The free education program provides opportunities to outstanding students with the opportunity to direct their own research at the early-career stage.

Which Universities Under Irish Scholarship?

  • Dublin City University
  • Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies
  • Athlone Institute of Technology
  • Coláiste Mhuire Marino
  • Cork Institute of Technology
  • Dublin Dental Hospital
  • Dundalk Institute of Technology
  • Dún Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design & Technology
  • Galway–Mayo Institute of Technology
  • Institute of Technology, Carlow
  • Institute of Technology, Sligo
  • Institute of Technology, Tralee
  • Letterkenny Institute of Technology
  • Limerick Institute of Technology
  • Mary Immaculate College, Limerick
  • Maynooth University
  • National College of Ireland
  • National University of Ireland, Galway
  • Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
  • Royal Irish Academy
  • Royal Irish Academy of Music
  • Technological University Dublin
  • University College Cork
  • University of Limerick
  • Waterford Institute of Technology
  • University College Dublin
  • University of Dublin, Trinity College

Scholarship Benefits

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

Funding Partners

  • Environmental Protection Agency
  • Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth
  • Department of Foreign Affairs
  • Met Éireann


Call open16:00 (Irish time) 2 September 2021
FAQ deadline16:00 (Irish time) 14 October 2021
Applicant deadline16:00 (Irish time) 21 October 2021
Supervisor and referee deadline16:00 (Irish time) 4 November 2021
Research office endorsement deadline16:00 (Irish time) 18 November 2021
Call outcomeEnd of March 2022
Award start date1 September 2022

How To Apply 

Of course, We provide an easy process for our students. So in this scholarship, the same procedure will be followed as in previous scholarships. You need to apply online. The application process is an online system. To Apply Please visit the official website of Irish Scholarship Here.

List of universities in Ireland Without IELTS

  • University College Cork
  • University College Dublin
  • Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
  • University of Limerick
  • National University of Ireland, Galway