Government of Ireland International Education Scholarship (GOI-IES) Programme

20.02.2018

Dear Colleagues,

The Government of Ireland International Education Scholarship Programme for 2018/19 is now open for applications. Government of Ireland International Scholarships are awarded to high calibre students from non-EEA countries to study in Ireland for a period of one year.

The relevant terms and conditions attached to the Scholarships include:

  • The HEA will award a scholarship fund to the student (through the HEI that the student is attending) amounting to €10,000 for one study year. This fund is directed at supporting student costs and living expenses. The scholarship may be for:
    • the final year of an undergraduate programmes;
    • 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).
  • Trinity would provide a full tuition fee waiverto successful students for the specified scholarship year (i.e. tuition fee and registration charge are waived).
  • It is expected that a total of 60 scholarships will be funded by the Government of Ireland International Education Scholarships for the academic year 2018/2019 across all participating Irish Higher Education Institutions.
  • Successful Scholars are to commence studies in September/October 2018. Late enrolments will only be considered in relation to PhD awardees.

If you have a prospective candidate that fits the following candidate profile you are welcome to make them aware of the scholarship:-

 

➢ Possesses excellence (academically, personally, professionally, creatively);

➢ Excellent communication skills;

➢ Extra curriculum activities (for example: humanitarian work; politics- local, national, international; arts; sports);

➢ Possess strong rationale for pursuing their study in Ireland that indicates how a GOI-IES fits into their longer-term goals.

 

Students will find further information on the Government of Ireland Scholarship at https://www.tcd.ie/study/international/scholarships/Postgraduate/goi.php

https://www.tcd.ie/study/international/scholarships/Undergraduate/goi.php

 

The Application Process

 

Applicants are required to be in possession of a conditional or final offer for admission to Trinity at the time of application for the scholarship and will be required to submit a copy of the same.

 

Applications should be submitted by the individual student applicants and not by host Institutions.

The application form for students can be found here http://hea.ie/policy/internationalisation/international-funding-schemes/

 

The application form should be submitted to this email address [email protected]

 

The deadline for applications by students is 17.00 Irish time on Friday, 23 March 2018.

 

Further information on the evaluation criteria and assessment process can be found here http://hea.ie/assets/uploads/2018/01/Government-of-Ireland-International-Education-Scholarship-Call-2018.pdf

 

If you have any queries, do not hesitate to contact me.

 

Kind regards

 

Declan Coogan

International Student Recruitment Manager

Office of the Vice-President for Global Relations

Email: [email protected]

Ext: 4680

 

 

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