The 2018 International Education Award from the Government of Ireland is now open.
Why study in Ireland
The Irish government invests more than € 782 million per year in research in higher education institutions in Ireland. The impact of this funding is that higher education institutions in Ireland are now leading the world in a growing number of areas.
Irish universities are at the forefront of research institutions in the world by 1% in terms of the impact of research in 19 areas covering the natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities. This creates a unique opportunity for you, at university and graduate levels, to join research programs that drive innovation and change the lives of people around the world.
Ireland is also home to some of the best and largest companies in the world with major strategic research facilities. In Ireland, you’ll find a unique ecosystem that allows academic researchers to work alongside small local businesses and startups in partnership with some of the most powerful multinational companies on the planet through a joint research project. Developed by Enterprise Ireland and IDA Ireland.
Background and objectives
The internationalization of higher education in Ireland is an essential element in providing a high quality educational, educational and research experience for students and staff and for creating an international commitment to the sector. The Irish Government – International Education Grant Program (GOI-IES) was established under the provisions of the Intergovernmental Education Strategy 2010-2015 and was expanded under the new edition of Learners Worldwide Ireland (2016-2020).
The goal of GOI 2018-IES should reflect Ireland’s commitment to the objectives of the steps. The system operates in the higher education sector, which is a society funded by the government and institutions of higher education. Scholarships will be recognized as prestigious and reflect the core messages about Ireland as an international learning center. The level of access to Ireland is expected to rise among many prospective students for each grant winner.
How to apply
- You must complete the full portion of the online request
- Late applications will not be accepted
- Applications must be submitted online