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About NUI Galway
About NUI Galway
Since 1845, NUI Galway has been sharing the highest quality teaching and research with Ireland and the world. Find out what makes our University so special – from our distinguished history to the latest news and campus developments.
Colleges & Schools
Colleges & Schools
NUI Galway has earned international recognition as a research-led university with a commitment to top quality teaching across a rang of key areas of expertise.
Business & Industry
Guiding Breakthrough Research at NUI Galway
We explore and facilitate commercial opportunities for the research community at NUI Galway, as well as facilitating industry partnership.
- Alumni, Friends & Supporters
At NUI Galway, we believe that the best learning takes place when you apply what you learn in a real world context. That's why many of our courses include work placements or community projects.
NUI Galway International Student Scholarships
National University of Ireland, Galway is committed to attracting high calibre students from around the world. To this end, the University offers a range of based scholarships to students from a number of countries, in line with our strategic international priorities.
|Name of Scholarship||Value of Award||How Many||Eligibility||Scheme Opens|
|Undergraduate Merit Scholarships
||€2,750||10||Prospective Undergraduate students||1st April 2016|
|Postgraduate Merit Scholarships||€2,750||25||Prospective Postgraduate Masters students||We are now accepting applications for our First Round of Postgraduate Merit Scholarship. The first round closes on Friday 26th February 2016. Further Rounds of Scholarship Awards will follow.|
|NUI Galway Bioinnovate Fellowships||See page for more information||See page for more information||See page for more information||See page for more information|
|Max Arthur Macauliffe Special Merit Scholarship||Full Tuition Fees||3||Prospective Postgraduate Masters students from India||Scheme Opens in February 2016|
|Sir Peter Freyer Special Merit Scholarship||Full Tuition Fees||2||
Prospective Postgraduate Masters students from India in a selection of programmes - details to follow.
|Scheme Opens in February 2016|
|Government of Ireland Scholarship||Full Tuition Fees plus €7,500 to cover living expenses for one year||1||
To be Confirmed
|NUI Galway Hardiman Scholarships (PhD)||Allowance of €16,000 per year plus fees||See Page||Prospective Research students||11th February|
Each of the Colleges of the University offer a number of scholarships each year to students pursuing research degrees. Please refer to the relevant College website for further information.
Other external funding sources for international students.
This is one of the instruments used by Irish Aid to support capacity development in Ireland's programme countries in Africa and Asia. The FTP involves the award of fellowships to suitably qualified candidates from the target countries to undertake studies usually at postgraduate level in fields such as development studies, rural development, health care and education and other disciplines which are likely to support and enhance the capacity of recipients to contribute to the development effort in their own countries.
Irish Aid’s partner countries are Ethiopia, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Mozambique, Lesotho, Palestine, Timor Leste and Vietnam and Malawi.
For further information on applications and approved courses please contact office icosirl.ie
Research Careers Ireland
Education in Ireland is an Irish government agency responsible for promoting Irish education overseas. The Education in Ireland website lists various funding opportunities for international students studying in Ireland.