Government of Ireland (GOI-IES) Scholarship 2024

Government of Ireland International Education Scholarship (GOI-IES) is a prestigious scholarship program 2024 offered by the Irish government to attract high-achieving international students to pursue higher education in Ireland. The scholarship is managed by the Higher Education Authority (HEA) and is available for students from non-European Union (EU)/European Economic Area (EEA) countries. These scholarships are for master’s and PhD students.  At the heart of this program lies a commitment to academic excellence and global collaboration, with an annual bestowal of 60 scholarships. Tailored for one year of intensive full-time study at the master’s or Ph.D. level, the GOI-IES program extends a warm invitation to talented individuals across diverse academic disciplines, echoing Ireland’s dedication to fostering an inclusive and dynamic learning environment.

Government of Ireland (GOI-IES) Scholarship 2024 Details

Level of StudyMaster, PhD
InstitutionIreland Universities
Scholarship coverageFunded
Study InIreland
Time Period1-2 years
Government of Ireland Scholarship DeadlineMarch 13, 2024

Scholarship Coverage

  • Stipend of €10,000 for one year of full-time study
  • Full fee waiver

A Government of Ireland International Education Scholarship offers a significant sum of €10,000 to support a full year of studying for a master’s or Ph.D. The universities where the students will study will not charge them any fees for that year. Those who receive the scholarship will begin their studies in either September or October 2024. It’s a great opportunity for students to get financial help and start their educational journey in Ireland. Also Apply at: Turkey Government Burslari scholarship 2024

Eligibility Criteria

  • Outside the origin of EU/EEA/Switzerland/ United Kingdom.
  • Academic Excellence
  • Must have an offer of admission for a full-time master’s or Ph.D. program at a recognized Irish higher education institution.
  • Russian and Belarussian nationals are not eligible to apply.

Required Documents

Required documents for Government of Ireland (GOI-IES) scholarships 2024-25 are as follows:

  • Application Form
  • All Educational Transcripts
  • Letter of Recommendation
  • Statement of Purpose
  • CV
  • Evidence of participation in extra curricular activities
  • IELTS or TOEFL proof
  • Research Proposal (Only for PhD students)
  • Passport Copy
  • Offer Letter

List of Universities Under GOI-IES Scholarship

  • American College Dublin
  • Atlantic Technological University
  • CCT College
  • Dublin Business School
  • Dublin City University
  • Dún Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology
  • Dundalk Institute of Technology
  • Galway Business School
  • Griffith College
  • ICD Business School
  • Independent College
  • Mary Immaculate College
  • Maynooth University
  • Munster Technological University
  • National College of Art and Design, Dublin
  • National College of Ireland, Dublin
  • RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences
  • South East Technological University
  • Technological University Dublin
  • Technological University of the Shannon: Midlands Midwest
  • Trinity College Dublin
  • University College Cork
  • University College Dublin
  • University of Galway
  • University of Limerick

How To Apply For Government of Ireland (GOI-IES) Scholarship 2024

  • Visit the official website or application portal of the chosen Irish higher education institution.
  • Create account on online portal of scholarship application.
  • Select your desired program
  • Complete online application form (educations, achievements, personal details)
  • Attach all required documents
  • Upload two references via online portal
  • Submit application after careful considerations

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Evaluation and Assessment Process

Total 100 marks are for call:

  • Academic qualifications, achievements and work experience (40 marks)
  • Country of origin (15 marks)
  • Cultural exchange experience (15 marks)
  • Long term interest in Ireland (15 marks)
  • Two references uploaded via online portal (15 marks)
  • Only applicants who receive at-least 60 marks will consider for scholarship
  • Successful candidates will receive call letter/result through email and online portal


Deadline of GOI-IES Government of Ireland scholarship 2024 is March 13, 2024.

Official Website

The Official website to apply for scholarship is:

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