NUI Galway International Student Scholarships

NUI Galway is committed to attracting high calibre students from around the world. To this end, the University offers a range of merit based scholarships to students from a number of countries, in line with our strategic international priorities.

Scholarship Schemes for 2019/2020 (Non-EU Students only). You must be in receipt of an offer to study at NUI Galway in September 2019 to be eligible to apply (refer to terms and conditions for each scholarship).

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 2018 (excluding applicants for undergraduate medicine).

1st February 2019 - 30th June 2019

 

Postgraduate International Merit Scholarships Scheme

Scholarship type    

Value of Award

How Many

Eligibility (NON EU Students)

Scheme Opens

Postgraduate Merit Scholarships 
(All non-EU offer holders)

€2,000

15

Round 1 - Students that have confirmed acceptance of their places up to and including 31st  March 2019

Taught Postgraduate students that have received an offer to study at NUI Galway in September 2019 and have confirmed acceptance of their place via payment of an acceptance deposit.

31st January 2018 -  31st March 2019

 

Postgraduate Merit Scholarships 
(All non-EU offer holders)

€2,000

 

5

Round 2 - Students that have confirmed acceptance of their place after 31st  March up to 30th April 2019

Taught Postgraduate students that have received an offer to study at NUI Galway in September 2019 and have confirmed acceptance of their place via payment of an acceptance deposit.

31st March 2019 - 30th April 2019

 

Postgraduate Merit Scholarships
(All non-EU offer holders)

€2,000

 

Remaining and Re-Allocated Awards: 1st May to 1st June 2019

Taught Postgraduate students that have received an offer to study at NUI Galway in September 2019 and have confirmed acceptance of their place via payment of an acceptance deposit.

1st May 2019 - 1st June 2019

 

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 commencing September 2019.

31st January 2019 - 31st May 2019

 

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 commencing September 2019.

31st January 2019 - 31st May 2019

 

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 2019 - 31st March 2019

 

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 2019 - 31st March 2019

 

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 commencing September 2018 and have confirmed acceptance of their place via payment of an acceptance deposit. 

31st January 2019 - 1st June 2019

 

Government of Ireland Scholarships 

TBC

 

TBC for 2019 

TBC

 

NUI Galway Bioinnovate Fellowships

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Research Scholarships  
NUI Galway Hardiman Scholarships (PhD)

Allowance of €16,000 per year  plus fees

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Prospective Research students

Submit a complete application by 15th February 2019 (17:00 GMT)

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.