Fully Funded Government of Ireland Scholarship 2024

The Fully Funded Government of Ireland Scholarship is open now. Ireland Government Scholarships in Europe are offered for Bachelor, Master’s, and PhD programs as a national initiative by the Department of Higher Education, Research, Innovation, and Science. It provides equal opportunities for students from all nationalities regardless of gender, race, or ethnicity. The Government of Ireland is offering these International Education Scholarships (IES) to highly talented students interested in research for development and postgraduate studies. Individuals will be given prestigious awards for outstanding research in different disciplines under the Government of Ireland International Education Scholarship program.

Applicants with research interests in emerging fields that introduce creative innovation are highly encouraged to apply for the GOI-IES program 2024. These scholarships are highly competitive, with a success rate of only 18% over the past five years. Individuals who will successfully secure European scholarship funding will be recognized as potential world-class research leaders of the future. Different departments and agencies of government are funding this Government of Ireland (GOI-IES) Scholarship, including the Environment Protection Agency, the Department of Foreign Affairs, the Department of Children, equality, disability, integration, and Youth.

Applicants can apply to pursue full-time master’s, PhD, and bachelor’s programs to study in Ireland for free. Students can study and conduct research in top institutes and universities in Ireland.


Deadline: 13 March 2024
Study in: Ireland
Provider: Government Of Ireland
Study Level: MastersPh.D.Postgraduate
Area of Study: Subjects offered by the university
Fully Funded Government of Ireland Scholarship 2024
Fully Funded Government of Ireland Scholarship 2024


The eligibility criteria for the Fully Funded Government of Ireland Scholarship are stated below:

1. Applicants must have a domicile outside the EU/EEA/Switzerland/ United Kingdom countries to be eligible for the Government of Ireland Scholarship 2024.

2. They must carefully check their eligibility before applying for the relevant program and scholarship.

3. Those who will receive an offer from one of the eligible Irish universities will be eligible to apply.

4. Applicants must have the status of international fee-paying student.

5. Applications must be submitted in Irish or English language.

6. Supervisors and referees must provide a positive report about the applicant.

7. Applicants who failed twice after applying for the Ireland government scholarship cannot apply for the same program.

8. Furthermore, applicants must not have previously availed themselves of the Irish Research Council scholarship.

9. Students can apply for the Government of Ireland International Education Scholarships for the last year of the undergraduate program.

10. International applicants can apply for the master-taught research program and PhD degree.

11. Applicants must have an excellent academic record.


The benefits of the Fully Funded Government of Ireland Scholarship are:

1. Full tuition fee waiver for successful international applicants.

2. Registration fee waiver.

3. €10,000 as a stipend for the whole duration of the fully funded scholarship in Ireland.

4. Exposure to international academic and career opportunities.


Required Documents for Fully Funded Government of Ireland Scholarship:

1. Statement of Purpose

2. Research Proposal

3. Supervision details

4. Language proficiency

5. Additional documents (if needed)

6. Transcripts

7. Copy of passport

8. Recommendation letter


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