Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme 2017: CALL NOW CLOSED

The Irish Research Council has opened the 2017 call for the Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship scheme.

This scheme offers scholarships for suitably qualified individuals to pursue a research master's or PhD (either traditional or structured), in any discipline, at eligible higher education institutions in Ireland. In addition, a number of targeted scholarships are offered in collaboration with our strategic funding partners.

Potential applicants should read the 2017 Terms and Conditions below and carefully ascertain whether or not they are eligible to apply to the scheme.

Indicative Word versions of the applicant, primary supervisor and referee forms are also provided below. Please note that these are for information purposes only. All applicants must create and complete their submission through the online system.

Important dates

Call open

7 September 2016

FAQ deadline 

 **FAQ deadline has now passed**

Applicant deadline

  **Applicant deadline has now passed**

Supervisor and referee deadline

  **Supervisor and referee deadlines have now passed**

Research office endorsement deadline

  **Research office endorsement deadline has now passed**

Scheme outcome

March 2017

Scholarship start date

1 October 2017


Please note that the timings provided here are indicative and may be subject to change by the Council.

For reasons of transparency and fairness to all applicants, the Council will not enter into written or telephone correspondence with any individual about the assessment process or their eligibility to apply. 

If you do not find the answer to your query in the documentation below, you should contact the research office in your proposed institution which will provide information and clarification on the call. Research offices can send any queries they are unable to clarify to postgrad@research.ie with the subject ‘GOIPG 2017 FAQ’.