Government of Ireland Fully Funded Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme 2023

  • Fully Funded
  • Ireland Universities
  • Research
  • All Subjects
  • International Students
  • Ireland
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Scholarship Description:

Government of Ireland Fully Funded Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme 2023 is open for International Students . The scholarship allows Research level programm(s) in the field of All Subjects taught at Ireland Universities . The deadline of the scholarship is Open.

Degree Level:

Government of Ireland Fully Funded Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme 2023 is available to undertake Research level programs at Ireland Universities.

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

  • All Subjects

Scholarship Benefits:

  • a salary of €40,023 in the first year of the award and €40,583 in the second year of the award*;
  • employer’s PRSI contribution; and
  • eligible direct research expenses of €5,000 per annum.

Eligible Nationalities:

International students are eligible to apply for this scholarship in Ireland.

Eligibility Criteria:

The Government of Ireland Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme is an established national initiative, funded by the Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation, and Science, and managed by the Irish Research Council.

This program aims to support suitably qualified applicants to pursue a postdoctoral fellowship at an eligible higher education institution in Ireland for either one or two years. Among its features are:

  • individual, prestigious awards for excellent research in the name of the applicant;
  • an objective selection process using international, independent expert peer review;
  • funding across all disciplines, from archaeology to zoology; and
  • awards for bottom-up, non-directed research.

Pioneering proposals addressing new and emerging fields of research or those introducing creative, innovative approaches are welcomed. Proposals of an interdisciplinary nature are also encouraged as it is recognized that advancing fundamental understanding is achieved by integrating information, techniques, tools, and perspectives from two or more disciplines.

Application Procedure:

Potential applicants should read the call documentation carefully to ascertain whether or not they are eligible to apply. Indicative versions of the applicant, and mentor forms are provided for information purposes only. All participants must create and submit their forms via the online system.

Key dates

Call open16:00 (Irish time) 8 September 2022
FAQ deadline16:00 (Irish time) 13 October 2022
Applicant deadline16:00 (Irish time) 20 October 2022
Mentor deadline16:00 (Irish time) 27 October 2022
Research office endorsement deadline16:00 (Irish time) 3 November 2022
Call outcomeEnd of March 2023
Award start date1 September 2023

Please note that the timings provided here are indicative and may be subject to change.

If you do not find the answer to your query in the call documentation, you should contact the research office in your proposed institution which will provide information and clarification on the call. Research offices can send any queries they are unable to clarify to [email protected].

* This corresponds with points 1 and 2 respectively on the IUA’s researcher salary scale at the time of call opening but may be subject to change under the current national pay agreement. Any such changes will be applied in line with updates to the IUA’s researcher salary scale.

For reasons of transparency and fairness to all applicants, we will not enter into written or telephone correspondence with any individual about the assessment process or their eligibility to apply.

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