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Government of Ireland International Education Scholarships Programme 2023

Under the auspices of the Government of Ireland International Education Scholarships Programme, the Higher Education Authority (HEA) is delighted to announce the 2023 Call for Applications. Successful applicants who already have a seat offered to them at a qualifying Irish higher education institution will be considered for one of sixty scholarships, each of which will cover the cost of one academic year of study at the master’s or doctoral level.

This offer is valid for students coming from countries outside of the EU and EEA, and it may be used for any area of study.

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Successful students will receive:

  • a scholarship of €10,000 for one academic year
  • payment of all tuition and other fees associated with enrollment at the higher education institution in full

Applications may be submitted online via the online portal here.

Applications must be submitted by March 24, 2023, at 5 p.m. (Irish Time).

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Fields & Majors

  • Science
  • Technology
  • Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Arts
  • Humanities
  • Social Science

List of Approved Universities

  • Athlone Institute of Technology
  • College of Computing Technology, Dublin
  • Cork Institute of Technology
  • Dublin Business School
  • Dublin City University
  • Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design, and Technology
  • Dundalk Institute of Technology
  • Galway Business School
  • Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology
  • Griffith College, Dublin
  • ICD Business School, Dublin
  • Independent College, Dublin
  • 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 Art and Design, Dublin
  • National College of Ireland, Dublin
  • National University of Ireland, Galway
  • The National University of Ireland, Maynooth
  • Royal College of Surgeons
  • Technological University for Dublin
  • Trinity College Dublin
  • University College Cork
  • University College Dublin
  • University of Limerick
  • Waterford Institute of Technology

Candidate Profile

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




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