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About University of Galway
About University of Galway
Since 1845, University of Galway has been sharing the highest quality teaching and research with Ireland and the world. Find out what makes our University so special – from our distinguished history to the latest news and campus developments.
Colleges & Schools
Colleges & Schools
University of Galway has earned international recognition as a research-led university with a commitment to top quality teaching across a range of key areas of expertise.
- Research & Innovation
Business & Industry
Guiding Breakthrough Research at University of Galway
We explore and facilitate commercial opportunities for the research community at University of Galway, as well as facilitating industry partnership.
- Alumni, Friends & Supporters
At University of Galway, we believe that the best learning takes place when you apply what you learn in a real world context. That's why many of our courses include work placements or community projects.
Scholarships for Sub-Saharan Africa
Alina Hong Anh | Medicine Student - Vietnam - Scholarship Recipient 2021/2022
Galway is also a wonderful city to live in as an international student. There is something about Galway and its unique dynamic that makes it so memorable. You can experience both the tranquillity and peacefulness of a small city as well as the fun and busy vibe of a city at night.
Sub-Saharan African Student Scholarships for 2022/2023 are now closed
University of Galway is committed to attracting high calibre students from around the world. To this end, the University offers a range of merit based partial tuition fee waivers to eligible students.
Awards for Sub-Saharan African students are valued from €1,000 up to 50% tuition fee waivers for those commencing study at University of Galway in September 2022.
Undergraduate or Postgraduate Students from Sub-Saharan Africa that have accepted an offer to study at University of Galway commencing September 2022 will be considered for these awards.
Our Sub-Saharan African Scholarships are available to high-achieving students from Angola, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Scholarships applicants are assessed based on academic merit. In addition, applicants will be asked to submit a Personal Scholarship Statement. (500 words maximum) covering the following points:
- Your interest in coming to University of Galway.
- Why you believe you are a good candidate for this scholarship.
- How will you promote links with University of Galway, both during your scholarship tenure and as alumni?
Round 1: Opened in February; opened to all students that have accepted their offer on/before 28th March - round 1 awards closed on Thursday 31st March.
Round 2: Opened on Friday 1st April and round 2 awards closed on Friday June 17th.
Round 1: Announcements will be made in early April.
Round 2: Announcements will be made in July.
College of Arts, Social Sciences, and Celtic Studies
The College of Art, Social Sciences, and Celtic Studies are awarding African students scholarships valued at €1,000 and €2,000 for those commencing study in their college in September 2022.
For more information on courses offered by the College of Art, Social Sciences, and Celtic Studies you can visit here.
College of Business, Public Policy, & Law
The College of Business, Public Policy, & Law are awarding several different Student Scholarships ranging from €1,000 up to 50% tuition fee waivers. All applicants who have already accepted their offer from the College of Business, Public Policy, & Law are invited to apply.
For more information on courses offered by the College of Business, Public Policy, & Law you can visit here.
College of Medicine, Nursing & Health Sciences
The College of Medicine, Nursing & Health Sciences are awarding two African Postgraduate students scholarships valued at €2,000 each for those commencing study in their college in September 2022.
For more information on courses offered by the College of Medicine, Nursing & Health Sciences you can visit here.
College of Science and Engineering
The College of Science and Engineering are awarding Sub-Saharan African Undergraduate student scholarships valued at €4,000 each for those commencing study in their college in September 2022.
The College of Science and Engineering are awarding Sub-Saharan African Postgraduate student scholarships valued at €1,000 and €2,000 each for those commencing study in their college in September 2022.
For more information on courses offered by the College of Science and Engineering you can visit here.
Undergraduate Prospectus 2023 PDF (8.4MB)
Postgraduate Prospectus 2023 PDF (20.6MB)
Quick Guide to Courses 2023 PDF (1.20MB)
Indian Student Guide PDF (2.81MB)
Turkish Student Guide PDF (16MB)
Indonesian Student Guide PDF (1.58MB)
Malaysian Student Guide PDF (1.31MB)
North American Student Guide PDF (1.49MB)
Hong Kong Student Guide PDF (1.12MB)
South African Student Guide PDF (1.14MB)
Central Asia Student Guide PDF (1.14MB)
Nigerian and Ghanaian Guide PDF (1.16MB)
A-Level Quick Guide to Courses PDF (1.04MB)
International Student Opportunities at University of Galway PDF (1.36MB)
Pre-Arrival Guide 2022 PDF (16 MB)