The Government of Ireland International Education Scholarship Program is financial support provided by the Higher Education Authority (HEA). Under the initiative, 60 scholarships are offered to the eligible candidates who are planning to pursue Bachelor, Master or Ph.D. courses at an eligible Irish higher education institution.
The candidates who have received an offer of a place at an eligible Irish higher education institution can apply to the Government of Ireland International Education Scholarship. Notification of the scholarship award will be sent to the applicant by June 1, 2020.
|Offered by||Government bodies|
|Organization||Government of Ireland|
|No. of Scholarships||60|
|International Students Eligible||Yes|
|Scholarship Website Link||http://eurireland.ie/2020/02/10/government-of-ireland-international-education-scholarships-2020/|
GOI-IES prioritizes the selection of students who apply for the same academic year as the intended year of study, To be eligible for the Government of Ireland International Education Scholarship, an applicant must:
Additionally, a candidate must:
In case an applicant has been accepted to more than one university, they need to submit separate applications for each course offered.
To apply for the Government of Ireland International Education Scholarship, applicants are required to complete an online scholarship application. The students must check the course and its eligibility before applying for the scholarship.
A marking scheme with a total of 100 marks is part of the selection criteria. Each of the requirements carries some points. For example, the applicants who meet the academic and work experience are awarded 40 marks while the personal statements carry 45 marks (15 marks each) and 15 marks for the references.
All the applications for the scholarships must be submitted through the online portal. The last date for the submission of applications is 5 pm (Irish Time) 27 March 2020
HEA will establish an independent International Assessment Panel that considers the applications for the Government of Ireland International Education Scholarship based on the criteria stated for the 2020 Call.
Now the eligible international students can get a chance to sponsor their education in Ireland through the Government of Ireland- International Education Scholarship. The scholarship is available to international students coming from non-EU/EEA countries to study at a university offering a full-time program in Ireland for one year. The scheme will prioritize the selection of students who apply for the current academic year 2020-2021.
|Eligible candidates||International candidates|
|Number of scholarships||60|
|Scholarship award||Reduction in Tuition fees|
|Mode of applying||Online|
A few of the eligible institutions under the GOI-IES 2020 program are
Any questions related to the call for applications must be submitted to GOI-IES@hea.ie by 27 March 2020. No telephonic queries will be accommodated.