The Irish Research Council is delighted to announce that it has opened its call for the 2018 Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship programme.
This programme offers scholarships for suitably qualified individuals to pursue a research master’s or PhD (either traditional or structured), in any discipline, at eligible higher education institutions in Ireland. In addition, a number of targeted scholarships are offered in collaboration with our strategic funding partners.
Important dates for the 2018 call are as follows:
|FAQ deadline||25 October 2017|
|Applicant deadline||16:00 (Irish time) 1 November 2017|
|Supervisor and referee deadline||16:00 (Irish time) 8 November 2017|
|Research office endorsement deadline||16:00 (Irish time) 15 November 2017|
|Call outcome||End of March 2018|
|Scholarship start date||1 October 2018|
All applications should be submitted via the online system by the deadline of 16:00 (Irish time) on 1 November 2017.
In the first instance, applicants are advised to consult the 2018 Terms and Conditions and Guide for Applicants. Applicants seeking further clarification are then recommended to contact the research office in their respective higher education institution. If unable to provide clarity, the research office should send questions to firstname.lastname@example.org for answer through the frequently asked questions (FAQ) process. An updated FAQ document will be published weekly on the Irish Research Council website.