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Trinity College Dublin Invites Applications for Government of Ireland International Scholarships

Posted on 12 March 2014

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Trinity College Dublin has announced five Government of Ireland International Scholarships for postgraduate students from Brazil (2), China and Hong Kong (2), and India (1).

The scholarships are being offered in any of the university’s postgraduate disciplines in Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, Science, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics and Health Sciences.  The Government of Ireland International Scholarships are awarded to high calibre students to study in Ireland for a period of one year.  The scheme is operated and co-funded by the Irish Government and the higher education institutions (HEIs) and includes a full tuition fee waiver and a stipend of €10,000 to cover living expenses and support student costs for one year.  

Individuals who are interested in obtaining a Government of Ireland International Scholarship for a year of postgraduate study at Trinity College Dublin (either a one year taught Masters programme or one year of a postgraduate research programme) should:

  1. Submit an application for postgraduate study online in the normal way by consulting the “How to Apply” page on the Trinity College Dublin website and select the chosen course using course finder.
  2. Contact the relevant academic department for any advice about a particular course or research project.  All contact details can be found on the course page within course finder.

The closing date for applications is May 23rd 2014.  As part of the student selection process students should demonstrate a commitment or connection with Ireland.

Following the submission of an application, nominations for scholarships will be made by the relevant Trinity College Dublin Course Director in the case of a taught programme or proposed Trinity College Dublin Supervisor in the case of a postgraduate research programme. Following an internal review process, the Scholarships are expected to be awarded in June 2014.

Information on taught postgraduate courses at Trinity College Dublin is available online.  

Information on postgraduate research opportunities at Trinity College Dublin is available online.  

General information on Trinity’s research themes and priorities is available at

Trinity College Dublin is Ireland’s leading university, the pursuit of excellence through research and scholarship is at the heart of a Trinity education.  It has an outstanding record of publications in high-impact journals and leading academic publishers.  Interdisciplinarity forms a key element in the university strategy in increasing Trinity’s international standing as a research-led university.  It is a multidisciplinary university with Faculties of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; Engineering, Mathematics, and Science; and Health Sciences.  As a research-intensive university, it has international strengths in areas such as nanoscience, molecular medicine, engineering and the humanities.  The university has 16,800 students, of which 5,000 are postgraduate masters and doctorate students.  Some 17% of students are from outside of Ireland.