Ireland Government Scholarship Opportunities

Government of Ireland Scholarship Opportunities

             The Government of Ireland is awarding scholarship opportunities to high caliber students from non-European Economic Area nation states for one year. The Higher Education Authority shall award scholarship funds to students amounting to 10,000 euros per head for a period of one year. The fund is meant to cover the student’s living expenses and costs. The scholarship will be provided during:

  • The last year of the undergraduate programme
  • One year of a master’s programme or
  • A year of the research programme for PhD students


  • Candidates should have strong academic, professional, creative and/or personal excellence
  • They should be excellent communicators
  • Applicants need to have a history of extra curriculum activities such as sports, arts, international, national or local politics as well as humanitarian work
  • Should have strong rationale for pursuing studies in Ireland

Programmes offered:

  • Undergraduate applicants can search their preferred courses in the institutions of their choice, an example of one of the institutions can be found here
  • Postgraduate applicants can look for preferred courses in the institutions of their choice, an example of one of the institutions can be found here

Benefits of the Scholarship

  • Successful students will be provided a full tuition fee waiver for the specified year of scholarship. This means that registration charge and tuition fee are waived.

Process of Application

  • Applicants must possess a final or a conditional offer for admission to the chosen institution at the application time for the scholarship
  • They should submit a copy of the final or conditional offer for admission
  • Applications are done online at HEA Grant Application portal
  • In case of any questions in regards to the application write an email to no later than March 25 2022
  • For more information please visit the official website

NB: Applicants are advised to visit the FAQs first before starting their application at HEA Website

Deadline for Application: March 25 2022

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