Funding

Important Note: Tuition fees are subject to change year-on year. The fee quoted for your programme is the current year fee. NUI Galway is not bound by any error or omission from the following information.

Financial support - grants, entrance scholarships, postgraduate scholarships, financial supports

Please note it is important that all fee accounts are paid when due.  Reminders will normally be issued but it is the obligation of each student to ensure timely payment of fees.  All registered students have live access to their fee accounts at all times.

 

Scholarships Undergraduate Programmes

Undergraduate Entrance Scholarships

Please see our Admissions Office website for up to date details on scholarships for 2015/16.

 

Financial Aid Fund

Administered by Student Services

For full details please see Student Services.

 

Tax Relief on Tuition Fees

Administered by Revenue

For full details please see Revenue

 

 

 

Postgraduate funding opportunities

Taught masters scholarship scheme for first-class students 

 

PG scholarships Oct 2013

The Taught Masters Scholarship scheme is available again for students commencing studies in September 2015.

Please click here for criteria and application information.

T (091) 495 999 | E: postgradadmissions@nuigalway.ie

Pictured, left (October 2013) with Registrar and Deputy President Nollaig Mac Congáil (centre), some of the (over 70) students who received this scholarship in 2013.


Course-specific scholarships


Some courses have specific scholarships associated (follow links for more details):


Universities Ireland North/South Postgraduate Scholarships 2015


Call now open for these scholarships, worth €15,000 each. Closing date Friday 29 May, 2015. Full information here
.


Other funding sources 


The Government’s
Graduate Skills Conversionprogramme offers reduced-fees for particular ICT programmes.

Similarly some of our courses are within the Springboard scheme for job-seekers (free educational places), which allows students to study part-time and thus retain their social protection supports.

Information on the NUI Awards and Scholarships 2015 is online here.

Uversity offers masters' scholarship opportunities for Arts graduates, pursuing creative programmes. Closing date: 28 February 2015. Full information here.


International scholarships


Please visit the International Office website for full details on NUI Galway's postgraduate scholarships for international students.


More resources

Funding opportunities video

Funding presentation

Presentation made at February 2014 Postgraduate Open Day, on funding and applications.

 

Postgraduate Research Funding

Internal Funding
Funding opportunities available from NUI Galway


External Funding

Funding opportunities available through external sources:

Road Safety Authority
PhD Research Bursary Award 2015/16-The focus of this bursary award will be the protection of vulnerable road users (pedestrians, cyclists, motorcyclists, children or older people)
For further information please click here
Deadline:
Friday, 7th August 2015

Irish Research Council (IRC)
Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme
Employment Based Postgraduate Programme
Enterprise Partnership Scheme (Postgraduate)
Calls are currently closed to applicants.  For further information click here


This information is intended as a guide only. Other funding may also be available through research grants to supervisors.  Please check with your potential supervisor for these possibilities.
Information on financial support for further and higher education can also be viewed on the Higher Education Authority website studentfinance.ie

Financial support - grants, entrance scholarships, postgraduate scholarships, financial supports

Please note it is important that all fee accounts are paid when due.  Reminders will normally be issued but it is the obligation of each student to ensure timely payment of fees.  All registered students have live access to their fee accounts at all times.

 

Scholarships Undergraduate Programmes

Undergraduate Entrance Scholarships

Please see our Admissions Office website for up to date details on scholarships for 2015/16.

 

Financial Aid Fund

Administered by Student Services

For full details please see Student Services.

 

Tax Relief on Tuition Fees

Administered by Revenue

For full details please see Revenue

 

 

 

Postgraduate funding opportunities

Taught masters scholarship scheme for first-class students 

 

PG scholarships Oct 2013

The Taught Masters Scholarship scheme is available again for students commencing studies in September 2015.

Please click here for criteria and application information.

T (091) 495 999 | E: postgradadmissions@nuigalway.ie

Pictured, left (October 2013) with Registrar and Deputy President Nollaig Mac Congáil (centre), some of the (over 70) students who received this scholarship in 2013.


Course-specific scholarships


Some courses have specific scholarships associated (follow links for more details):


Universities Ireland North/South Postgraduate Scholarships 2015


Call now open for these scholarships, worth €15,000 each. Closing date Friday 29 May, 2015. Full information here
.


Other funding sources 


The Government’s
Graduate Skills Conversionprogramme offers reduced-fees for particular ICT programmes.

Similarly some of our courses are within the Springboard scheme for job-seekers (free educational places), which allows students to study part-time and thus retain their social protection supports.

Information on the NUI Awards and Scholarships 2015 is online here.

Uversity offers masters' scholarship opportunities for Arts graduates, pursuing creative programmes. Closing date: 28 February 2015. Full information here.


International scholarships


Please visit the International Office website for full details on NUI Galway's postgraduate scholarships for international students.


More resources

Funding opportunities video

Funding presentation

Presentation made at February 2014 Postgraduate Open Day, on funding and applications.

 

Postgraduate Research Funding

Internal Funding
Funding opportunities available from NUI Galway


External Funding

Funding opportunities available through external sources:

Road Safety Authority
PhD Research Bursary Award 2015/16-The focus of this bursary award will be the protection of vulnerable road users (pedestrians, cyclists, motorcyclists, children or older people)
For further information please click here
Deadline:
Friday, 7th August 2015

Irish Research Council (IRC)
Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme
Employment Based Postgraduate Programme
Enterprise Partnership Scheme (Postgraduate)
Calls are currently closed to applicants.  For further information click here


This information is intended as a guide only. Other funding may also be available through research grants to supervisors.  Please check with your potential supervisor for these possibilities.
Information on financial support for further and higher education can also be viewed on the Higher Education Authority website studentfinance.ie