Postgraduate Scholarships

Taught masters scholarship scheme for first-class students 


PG scholarships Oct 2013

NUI Galway's Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme for full-time Taught Masters (for students commencing their studies at NUI Galway in September 2014) launched recently.  

  • Scholarship value: €1,500 per student
  • For students who have been accepted on to full-time Taught Masters programmes in 2014/15
  • Who have a First Class Honours undergraduate degree‌
  • Read the full criteria of the scheme here

Find out more: T (091) 495 999 | E:

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 2014

Applications are now open for the 2014 scheme. Please visit this site for full information and downloads.

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.  

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.