Full information on Scholarships will be available from January 2023

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University of Galway is committed to attracting high calibre students from around the world. To this end, we offer a range of merit-based scholarships to students from a number of non-EU countries, in line with our strategic international priorities. For international students commencing study at University of Galway they are a number of different scholarships on offer. 

Region Specific Scholarships 

Undergraduate and Postgraduate Merit Scholarships

Hardiman Scholarships 

Hardiman Scholarships applications for 2023 are now open. The Hardiman PhD Scholarships are fully funded for four years, with a stipend of €18,500 p.a. plus a fee waiver. The Scholarships offer opportunities for suitably qualified individuals to pursue a Structured PhD focused on the five key areas of research in which the University offers leading expertise. For more information vist here. 

Other External Funding Sources for International Students

Irish Fulbright Commission

Government of Ireland – International Education Scholarships 2022

The George J. Mitchell Scholarships

European Union

The Wellcome Trust

Irish Research Council

The Health Research Board

Open Society Foundations

Irish Aid Fellowship Training Programme

This is one of the instruments used by Irish Aid to support capacity development in Ireland's programme countries in Africa and Asia.  The FTP involves the award of fellowships to suitably qualified candidates from the target countries to undertake studies usually at postgraduate level in fields such as development studies, rural development, health care and education and other disciplines which are likely to support and enhance the capacity of recipients to contribute to the development effort in their own countries. Irish Aid’s partner countries are Ethiopia, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Mozambique, Lesotho, Palestine, Timor Leste and Vietnam and Malawi.

For further information on applications and approved courses please contact office icosirl.ie

China Scholarship Council (CSC)

The General Sir John Monash Awards(Australia)

Research Careers Ireland

Education in Ireland is an Irish government agency responsible for promoting Irish education overseas. The Education in Ireland website lists various funding opportunities for international students studying in Ireland.

Downloads

  • Undergraduate Prospectus 2023

    Undergraduate Prospectus 2023 PDF (8.4MB)

  • Postgraduate Prospectus 2023

    Postgraduate Prospectus 2023 PDF (20.6MB)

  • Quick Guide to Courses 2023

    Quick Guide to Courses 2023 PDF (1.20MB)

  • Indian Student Guide

    Indian Student Guide PDF (2.81MB)

  • Turkish Student Guide

    Turkish Student Guide PDF (16MB)

  • Indonesian Student Guide

    Indonesian Student Guide PDF (1.58MB)

  • Malaysian Student Guide

    Malaysian Student Guide PDF (1.31MB)

  • North American Student Guide

    North American Student Guide PDF (1.49MB)

  • Hong Kong Student Guide

    Hong Kong Student Guide PDF (1.12MB)

  • South African Student Guide

    South African Student Guide PDF (1.14MB)

  • Central Asia Student Guide

    Central Asia Student Guide PDF (1.14MB)

  • Nigerian and Ghanaian Guide

    Nigerian and Ghanaian Guide PDF (1.16MB)

  • A-Level Quick Guide to Courses

    A-Level Quick Guide to Courses PDF (1.04MB)

  • International Student Opportunities at University of Galway

    International Student Opportunities at University of Galway PDF (1.36MB)

  • Pre-Arrival Guide 2022

    Pre-Arrival Guide 2022 PDF (16 MB)