Government of Ireland International Education Scholarships Programme- UG

Awarded By: Trinity College Dublin
Updated on Dec 21, 2023
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Course: Bachelors +1 more
Deadline: Mar 24, 2023
Amount: Euro 10,000
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Scholarship Overview

Government of Ireland International Education Scholarships Programme- UG is offered by Trinity College Dublin. The scholarship is available for students from any country. The award applies to all Bachelors, Bachelors Diploma, Masters, Masters Certificate and Masters Diploma courses at Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin, Ireland.

Every year, the university selects 60 candidates from all the received applications. The award is offered based on their academic profiles. The maximum scholarship that a student can receive is Euro 10000. The students need to pay the tuition fee in full. The scholarship amount will be given to students once they start their study program.

Applicable course, university, and country

This scholarship is applicable for Masters Degree, Bachelors Degree, Masters Diploma, Bachelors Diploma, Masters Certificate, in Trinity College Dublin in Ireland.

Scholarship amount details

Max scholarship per student: Euro 10,000 => Rs 8,77,700
Conversion rate used: 1 Euro = Rs. 87.86 (last updated 30th October 2023)
Scholarship amount will be given: One Time

Additional Information:

    • The HEA will award a scholarship fund to the student amounting to €10,000 for one study year. This fund is directed at supporting student costs and living expenses
    • Trinity would provide a full tuition fee waiver to successful students for the specified scholarship year (i.e. tuition fee and registration charge are waived)

Scholarship amount can be used for:

Type of Expense Indicates if the scholarship can be used for this type of expense
Application × Not covered in scholarship
Tuition & Fees × Not covered in scholarship
Living Expense ✔ Scholarship amount can be used for this
Accommodation × Not covered in scholarship
Air Fare/Travel Expenses × Not covered in scholarship
Spouse/Child Care × Not covered in scholarship
Health Cover × Not covered in scholarship
Others ✔ Scholarship amount can be used for this

Eligible student nationality

India, United States of America, Australia, Singapore, New Zealand, Canada, Malaysia, Netherlands, United Arab Emirates, Japan, Thailand, Fiji, China, South Korea, Mauritius, South Africa, Philippines, Bangladesh, Nepal, Georgia, Hong Kong, Turkey, Bahrain, Barbados, Guyana, Afghanistan, Algeria, American Samoa, Angola, Anguilla, Antarctica, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Aruba, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Belize, Benin, Bermuda, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, BritishIndian Ocean Territory, British VirginIslands, Brunei, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, CaymanIslands, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, ChristmasIsland, CocosIslands, Colombia, Comoros, CookIslands, Costa Rica, Cuba, Curacao, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, FalklandIslands, French Polynesia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Greenland, Grenada, Guam, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Honduras,Indonesia,Iran,Iraq,Isle of Man,Israel,Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Macao, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, MarshallIslands, Mauritania, Mayotte, Mexico, Micronesia, Mongolia, Montserrat, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Netherlands Antilles, New Caledonia, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Niue, North Korea, Northern MarianaIslands, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Pitcairn, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Republic of the Congo, Reunion, Rwanda, Saint Barthelemy, Saint Helena, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Martin, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Sint Maarten, SolomonIslands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Swaziland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Togo, Tokelau, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Turks and CaicosIslands, Tuvalu, U.S. VirginIslands, Uganda, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna, Western Sahara, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Appication Process for this scholarship

Application process:

    • Successful Scholars are to commence studies in September/October 2022. Late enrolments will only be considered in relation to PhD awardees.
    • The applications must cover the following, as requested in the online application tool:
      • Academic qualifications, achievements, and/or work experience (40 marks)
      • Personal Statement (refer to the Candidate profile). Applicants will be required to demonstrate:
        • The benefit of becoming a GOI-IES Scholar; to themselves (personally and professionally), to Ireland, as well as their country of origin. (15 marks)
        • How they will extend themselves beyond their project/studies to become actively involved in Irish society in order to maximize their academic/cultural exchange experience and to raise awareness of the GOI-IES scheme in Ireland and beyond (15 marks)
        • The extent to which they have a long-term interest in Ireland and how they will promote links with Ireland during their time as Scholars and also after as Alumni (15 marks)
      • Two references uploaded via the online application portal (please note that the HEA is not able to accept references submitted via email or other sources outside of the online application portal) (15 marks)
      • Scholarship application form
      • Copy of offer letter

Application Link:
https://webportalapp.com/sp/login/heagrantapplication

Additional Information:
This scholarship needs a separate external application.

Application Documents:

The applications must cover the following, as requested in the online application tool:

  • Academic qualifications, achievements and/or work experience (40 marks)
  • Personal Statement (refer to the Candidate profile). Applicants will be required to demonstrate: o the benefit of becoming a GOI-IES Scholar; to themselves (personally and professionally), to Ireland, as well as their country of origin. (15 marks); o how they will extend themselves beyond their project/studies to become actively involved in Irish society in order to maximize their academic/cultural exchange experience and to raise awareness of the GOI-IES scheme in Ireland and beyond (15 marks); o the extent to which they have a long-term interest in Ireland and how they will promote links with Ireland during their time as Scholars and also after as Alumni (15 marks)
  • Two references uploaded via the online application portal (please note that the HEA is not able to accept references submitted via email or other sources outside of the online application portal) (15 marks)
  • Scholarship application form
  • Copy of offer letter

Important Dates & FAQ info:

Info Date
Scholarship application open June, July
Scholarship Deadline 24 March
Scholarship Decision date Not Available
Interview Date Not Available
FAQ Link https://hea.ie/2022/12/14/government-of-ireland-international-education-scholarships-2023/
Contact email Not Available
Contact number Not Available

 

Scholarship Eligibility

  • 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
  • Possess excellence (academically, personally, professionally, creatively);
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Extra-curricular activities (for example: humanitarian work; politics – local, national, international; arts; sports);
  • Possess a strong rationale for pursuing their study in Ireland that indicates how a GOI-IES fits into their longer-term goals
  • The scholarship may be for:
    • The final year of an undergraduate programme;
    • One year of a taught master’s degree programme; or
    • One year of a research programme (ie, one year of a 2-year research master’s or a 3-4 year PhD programme)

No specific eligibility requirement mentioned on the Scholarship site, student profile will be evaluated on a case by case basis.In order to apply for this scholarship, applicants must already have an offer to study at UCD. Scholarship applications without an active offer to study at an Irish institution will not be considered.

Scholarship Restriction:
No Special Restriction applicable

Exams Details:

Exam name Indicates if exam is required and cutoff (if any)
12th Required

 

Additional Information:

    Assessment process:

  • The top twelve ranked applications will be automatically funded on the basis of excellence, as they represent the top 20% of the 60 awards to be funded
  • In addition to the ranked position of the applications, the remaining 48 awards will be allocated with consideration to:
  • Institutional (university, technological university, institute of technology etc.), field of study, level of study and geographical spread;
  • potential social/development benefit that might accrue to the country of origin in areas like education, social work, health promotion, and infrastructural development;
  • the under-representation of women and men in certain disciplines in which they are traditionally under-represented
  • Only applications that meet a minimum threshold can be considered for the awarding of a scholarship (60 of 100 marks)

iSchoolConnect Rating

4
The rating is done considering various factors

Frequently Asked Questions

The frequently asked questions about the scholarship are:

Who can apply for the Scholarship?
The scholarship is applicable to students from all countries.

What is the minimum Qualification Required?
The students must have completed their high school diploma or bachelors degree depending on the course level they are applying for, or any other equivalent degree from a recognized institution.

What is the procedure for applying?
This scholarship needs a separate external application.

What are the documents required for filling the forms?
Official transcripts, Letter of Recommendation, Statement of Purpose, Scholarship application form, Copy of offer letter.

What is the duration of the Scholarship?
Not available.