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.

 Scholarship Schemes for  2018/2019 (NON EU Students only)  You must be in receipt of an offer to study at NUI Galway in September 2018 to be eligible to apply (refer to terms and conditions).

Name of Scholarship Value of Award How Many Eligibility (NON EU Students)Scheme Opens
Undergraduate Merit Scholarships
 €2,000  10  

Full-time Undergraduate students that have received an offer to study at NUI Galway starting in September 2017 (excuding applicants for  undergraduate medicine)

 Contact: InternationalMarketingRecruitment@nuigalway.ie 

 1st February 2018

Postgraduate International Merit Scholarships Scheme.

Scholarship type    

Value of Award

How Many

Eligibility (NON EU Students)

Scheme Opens

Postgraduate Merit Scholarships €2,000 15

Round 1 - Students that have confirmed acceptance of their places up to and including 5th March 2018

Taught Postgraduate students that have received an offer to study at NUI Galway in September 2018 and have confirmed acceptance of their place via payment of an acceptance deposit.

31st January 2018 - 5th March 2018

Postgraduate Merit Scholarships €2,000 5

Round 2 - Students that have confirmed acceptance of their place after 5th March up to 30th April 2018

Taught Postgraduate students that have received an offer to study at NUI Galway in September 2018 and have confirmed acceptance of their place via payment of an acceptance deposit.

6th March up to 30th April 2018

Postgraduate Merit Scholarships  €2,000  

Remaining and Re-Allocated Awards: 1st May to June 2018

Taught Postgraduate students that have received an offer to study at NUI Galway in September 2018 and have confirmed acceptance of their place via payment of an acceptance deposit.

1st May to June 2018
Country Specifc Schemes
       
China:  
Claddagh Scholarship Scheme   
€2,000 10 Undergraduate or Postgraduate Students from China that have received an offer to study at NUI Galway from September 2018 31st January 2018 - 31st May 2018
Indonesia and Malaysia:
Postgraduate Merit Scholarships
 €5,000  4 Undergraduate or Postgraduate Students from Indonesia or Malaysia that have received an offer to study at NUI Galway for September 2018 31st January 2018 - 31st May 2018
India:
Max Arthur Macauliffe Special Merit Scholarship
Full Tuition Fees 3 Postgraduate Masters students from India only. Applications to be sent to InternationalMarketingRecruitment@nuigalway.ie please click here for more information.   31st January 2018 - 5th March 2018
India:
Sir Peter Freyer Special Merit Scholarship
Full Tuition Fees 2

Postgraduate Masters students from India only.  Applications to be sent to InternationalMarketingRecruitment@nuigalway.ie please click here for more information. 

31st January 2018 - 5th March 2018
United States of America:  
Postgraduate Merit Scholarships
 €2,000  5 Taught Postgraduate Masters students from the United States of America only. Applications to be sent to InternationalMarketingRecruitment@nuigalway.ie before the 1st of June 2018.
Applicants must have received an offer to study at NUI Galway in September 2018 and have confirmed acceptance of their place via payment of an acceptance deposit.
 31st January to 1st June 2018
United States of America:  
Go Overseas Postgraduate Scholarship
TBC TBC

Postgraduate Masters students from The United States of America only, 2018 details yet to be confirmed. Please visit the Go Overseas website for further information here

2018 details yet to be confirmed

All Countries   

€2,000   

Undergraduate or postgraduate students that have received an offer to study at NUI Galway in September 2018 and have accepted their offer.

31st January 2018 - 5th March 2018

Government of Ireland Scholarships 

Full fee waiver + €10,000 stipend for one study year  

Government of Ireland International Education Scholarships will be awarded to high calibre students from non-EU/EEA countries to study full-time in Ireland for a period of one year.

The scholarship may be for:
▪ the final year of an undergraduate programme;
▪ one year of a taught master degree programme or;
▪ one year of a research programme (i.e. one year of a 2 year research masters or a 3-4 year PhD programme).

For more information or to apply please click here. 

5pm on Friday 23 March 2018
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Research Scholarships  
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.

The Gilman Scholarship Programme

Irish Fulbright Commission

The George J. Mitchell Scholarships

The Paras Education foundation (TPEF)

European Union

The Wellcome Trust

Irish Research Council

The Health Research Board

Open Society Foundations

Irish Aid Fellowship Training Programme

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

China Scholarship Council (CSC)
The General Sir John Monash Awards(Australia)

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.