Government of Ireland Scholarships

This scholarship is co-funded by the Irish Government and comprises afull tuition waiver plus a stipend of €10,000 to cover living expenses for one year

Our Government of Ireland Scholarship scheme is aimed at academic programmes that reflect Galway’s key position as a world-leading industrial centre in Bioinnovation and Bioengineering, Medical Device Manufacturing, Software Engineering and Informatics. The scheme offer scholars the opportunity to combine campus-based study with applied and industry-led experiential learning and mentoring. The programmes incorporate a variety of applied learning dimensions in industry sites and/or in world-class research laboratories.

Applications for the scholarship are welcomed from Indian students seeking to enter one of the selected taught Master’s programmes at NUI Galway commencing September 2014.

 

Scholarship applicants are assessed based on academic merit. In addition, applicants will submit a personal statement (MS Word, 2,000 words maximum) covering the following points:

  • The applicant’s interest in studying in Ireland

  • How the applicant foresees their relationship with Ireland developing in the future

  • How the applicant will promote links with Ireland, both during their scholarship tenure and as alumni.

 

How To Apply

 

Stage

Action

Closing Date

1

Application for Admission to NUI Galway

Applicant applies for admission to one or more eligible programmes (listed above) via www.pac.ie.  You must be accepted onto a Taught Masters Programme in order to apply for a Scholarship.

30 April 2015

2

Scholarship Application

Applicant submits a Personal Statement to the International Affairs Office, NUI Galway. You must ensure to include the title of the scholarship scheme your are applying for in the subject of your e-mail and also your PAC application number (for example - Government of Ireland Scholarship, PAC application no. 15000000).  You should submit your scholarship application to international@nuigalway.ie 

You should receive an e-mail confirming receipt of your Scholarship application - if you have not had a response within 5 working days please let us know.

30 April 2015

 

 

3

Scholarship Award Notification

Successful scholarship applicants are notified by NUI Galway by 29 May 2015.

29 May 2015