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.

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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.