Here is the good news for those students who are waiting for Ireland scholarships for international students in 2023. Government of Ireland is now inviting international students for fully funded scholarships. Students will get the opportunity to study at different institutes in Ireland. Ireland universities are ranked in the best universities in the world. These scholarships offer students to study BS,MS and Ph.D. degree programs in Ireland. These scholarships are sponsored by Irish Higher Education .Students who will be short-listed for  these scholarships will continue their classes from 1st September in Ireland.

Students don’t need to worry about their expenses because all the expenses will be covered by the Irish Higher Education. Department of higher education commission  for postgraduate and further degree programs provides scholarships to students to cover all their expenses for the degree program. Students must take all the courses in the English language. Ireland is located in Europe. Ireland scholarships for international students 2023 do not require any age requirement. Students having any nationality can apply for this scholarship program. 

The  Irish Higher Education announced a total of 280 scholarships for postgraduate students and these scholarships are offered every year. In the last year, 1195 postgraduate students studied under these scholarship programs. Students will study in different universities of Ireland depending upon their degree programs. There are almost 5000 scholarships for the students doing research in the Ireland. All the students are welcomed to apply for these scholarships.

Also see: Government of Singapore Scholarships 2023-Fully Funded 

About Government of Ireland Scholarships 2023

  • Sponsor  Country: Ireland
  • Sponsor organization: Government of Ireland
  • Degree Level: Masters, Doctorate (those MS students who Leading to PhD)
  • Eligible countries: All European Union and other countries
  • Deadline: October 21, 2023

Duration of degree programs

  • Research MSDegree: one Year
  • Structured Research Master’s Degree: two Years
  • Traditional PhD Degree: three Years
  • Structured PhD Degree: four Years

Fields and Majors

The purpose of the  Ireland scholarships for international students 2023 is to support the students of postgraduate and master degree programs and their relevant discipline. The following fields are mentioned for these scholarships in Ireland.

  • Science
  • Engineering
  • Technology
  • Mathematics
  • Humanities
  • Arts
  • Social Science

List of Irish Universities Offering Scholarships

Students will study in the following universities under Ireland scholarships for international students 2023

  1. Dublin City University
  2. Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies
  3. Coláiste Mhuire Marino
  4. Athlone Institute of Technology
  5. Cork Institute of Technology
  6. Dundalk Institute of Technology
  7. Dublin Dental Hospital
  8. Institute of Technology in Tralee
  9. Maynooth University
  10. National University of Ireland in Galway
  11. National College of Ireland
  12. Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
  13. Royal Irish Academy of Music
  14. Royal Irish Academy
  15. Technological University Dublin
  16. University of Limerick
  17. University College Cork
  18. The University of Dublin in Trinity College
  19. University College Dublin
  20. And many more

Benefits of Irish Scholarships For International Students

Students will get the following benefits if they get selected for ireland scholarships.

  • Students will get an amount of €16,000 Per Annum
  • Applicants will get €5,750 per annum  for the Contribution Fee of the university which will also include a Non-EU Fee.
  • Eligible students will get additional €2,250 per annum for the research work.

Eligibility Criteria

Students must have to fulfill the following requirement in order to be eligible for the government of Ireland scholarships.

  • Students from all the countries including the students of European Countries can apply for these scholarships
  • There is no age requirement for the Ireland government scholarship program. 
  • Students must have a BS degree in order to be eligible for a master’s degree scholarship.
  • Students must have BS and MS degrees in order to be eligible for Doctoral Degree.
  • Students who are waiting for their result can also apply for Ireland government scholarships 


October 21, 2023 is the last date to apply for Ireland scholarships for international students .Following is the time of the scholarship.

Call time 16:00 according to Irish time after 1 September 2023
Deadline of Frequently Asked Questions  16:00 according to Irish time October 14,2023
Application deadline 16:00 according to Irish time, October 2023
Deadline of Supervisor and referee  16:00 according to Irish time November 6,2023
Deadline of Research office endorsement  16:00 according to Irish time November 18, 2023
Scholarship Call Last week of March 2023
Class starting date September 1, 2023

Application Procedure for the Ireland Government Scholarship

If you are eligible and interested in the Ireland government scholarship program, then you have to apply online for these scholarships. Kindly submit the online application for before the deadline of the scholarship program.

Click here to visit and apply for the Ireland government scholarship program.


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By Neha

Neha is a scholarship enthusiast and has personally received several scholarships throughout her academic career. Neha is dedicated to help students to apply for the best scholarships available to them.

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