Postgraduate Merit Scholarship

Postgraduate Merit Scholarships, comprising a partial fee waiver (value: €2,000 to €2,750), are available. These scholarships are aimed at taught postgraduate programmes in all areas of the NUI Galway curriculum, commencing September 2017.

 How To Apply



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Application for Admission to NUI Galway

Applicant applies for admission to one or more eligible programmes (listed above) via  You must be in receipt of an offer for one of our Taught Masters Programme in order to apply for a Postgraduate Merit Scholarship.

January 2017


Scholarship Application

In order to apply please forward a personal statement (not more than 600 words) indicating your reasons for choosing your course and NUI Galway.  Please 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 - Postgraduate Merit Scholarship, PAC application no. 17000000).  You should submit your scholarship application to 

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.




Scholarship Award Notification

Successful candidates will be selected on merit and the personal statement submitted.

We wish to thank you for the scholarship applications received to date; we have received an unprecedented level of interest this year.  We will be in touch with all applicants in due course with the results.  We continue to accept scholarship applications as offers will be made on a rolling basis. 

International Scholarships Terms and Conditions