Government of Ireland – International Education Scholarships 2023 (Fully-funded)

Deadline: 24th of March, 2023

The Government of Ireland – International Education Scholarships 2023 are now accepting applications. The project will provide 60 scholarships to successful applicants who have been offered a spot at an authorized Irish higher education institution for a year of study at the Masters or PhD level.

The 2023 GOI-IES program seeks to demonstrate Ireland’s involvement in its prospective partner nations. The program is run in the higher education sector and supported through a collaboration between the Government of Ireland and the institutions of higher learning (HEIs). The branding of scholarships as distinguished rewards reflects the key themes about Ireland as a hub of global innovation, research, and education.


Students who are successful will receive:

  • A €10,000 stipend for one year’s study;
  • A full fee waiver of all tuition and other registration costs at the higher education institution.


  • Open to students from non-EU/EEA countries and is applicable to all fields of study.
  • Have a domiciliary of origin outside of the EU/EEA/Switzerland or United Kingdom
  • Have received an offer of a place in a full-time course at an eligible Irish higher education
    institution for either:

    • One year of a taught masters degree programme
    • One year of a research programme (i.e. one year of a 2-year research masters
      or a 3-4-year PhD programme)
  • Candidates must demonstrate:
  • A record of outstanding academic achievement;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Participation in extra curriculum activities. For example: humanitarian work; politics either
    local, national or international; arts; sports;
  • A strong rationale for pursuing their study in Ireland that indicates how a GOI-IES aligns with
    their longer-term goals.


The deadline for the submission of applications is at 5pm (Irish Time) on March 24, 2023.

Click here to apply

Oyin Olufayo

Oyin Olufayo is a Sustainable Development Goals Advocate. A recent graduate of The School of Politics, Policy, and Governance (SPPG) She is a Technical Writer, Political Writer, and a Content Writer. Her passion for sustainable development goals has been implemented by creating tangible solutions. She has featured in grassroots initiatives like TedX, World Literacy Foundation, Spur Nation Media, FRCN, Naija Law and etc. spreading the impact of Sustainable education, and also facilitated numerous events regarding SDGs.

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