Fully Funded Government of Ireland Scholarship 2019 is open for application.
Government of Ireland – International Education Scholarships (GOI-IES) aims to reflect Ireland’s engagement in target partner countries. The scheme is operated in the higher education sector and funded in partnership between the Government and the higher education institutions (HEIs). Scholarships will be branded as prestigious awards reflecting the core messages about Ireland as a centre of international education.The Higher Education Authority (HEA) is managing this scheme on behalf of the Department of Education and Skills.
- The HEA will award a scholarship fund to the student (through the HEI that the student is attending) amounting to €10,000 for one study year. This fund directly covers student costs and living expenses. The scholarship may be for:
- the final year of an undergraduate programme;
- one year of a taught master’s degree programme or;
- one year of a research programme (i.e. one year of a 2-year research masters or a 3-4-year PhD programme).
- The scholarship stipend will be transferred to the host higher education institution (HEI) of the successful student and forwarded by that HEI to the scholar in two payments of €5,000.
- The HEI needs to give a FULL fee waiver to the student for the scholarship year (waiver of tuition fee and registration charge).
- Academic qualifications, achievements and/or work experience
- Also, personal Statement (refer to the Candidate profile). Applicants need to demonstrate:
- the benefit of becoming a GOI-IES Scholar; to themselves (personally and professionally), to Ireland, as well as their country of origin.
- how they will extend themselves beyond their project/studies to become actively involved in Irish society in order to maximize their academic/cultural exchange experience and to raise awareness of the GOI-IES scheme in Ireland and beyond
- the extent to which they have a long-term interest in Ireland and how they will promote links with Ireland during their time as Scholars and also after as Alumni
- Furthermore, two references
- Possess excellence (academically, personally, professionally, creatively);
- In addition, excellent communication skills;
- Extra curriculum activities (for example: humanitarian work; politicslocal, national, international; arts; sports);
- Likewise, possess strong rationale for pursuing their study in Ireland that indicates how a GOI-IES fits into their longer-term goals.
- The application should be submitted via this link.
- Submit any questions regarding the call for applications to [email protected] no later than 28 February 2019. The answers to all questions will be on www.EurIreland.ie website. Besides, no accomodations for telephone enquiries.