The Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarships Programme is highly competitive, with an average success rate of 18% over the last five years. The programme is globally recognised and attracts many applications from international students who wish to undertake excellent research in the Irish higher education and research system. Apply now for this opportunity!
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Organization: The Irish Research Council operates within the policy framework of the Department of Education and Skills and the Higher Education Authority, but it is independent in their funding decisions. To best deliver for citizens, they partner nationally and internationally with the research community, government departments and agencies, enterprise and civic society.
Duty Station: NS.
Open To: University students.
Job description: The programme provides outstanding scholars with the opportunity to direct their own research project at the early-career stage, working with a supervisor, in their chosen area of interest.
Pioneering proposals addressing new and emerging fields of research or those introducing creative, innovative approaches are welcomed. Proposals of an interdisciplinary nature are also encouraged as it is recognised that advancing fundamental understanding is achieved by integrating information, techniques, tools and perspectives from two or more disciplines.
- a stipend of €16,000 per annum;
- a contribution to fees, including non-EU fees, up to a maximum of €5,750 per annum;
- eligible direct research expenses of €2,250 per annum.
Application process: Potential applicants should read the 2020 Terms and Conditions carefully to ascertain whether or not they are eligible to apply. Indicative versions of the applicant, supervisor and referee forms are provided for information purposes only. All participants must create and submit their forms via the online system.
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