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Scholarships for postgraduate study


Postgraduate funding

For a full an updated list of postgraduate funding please visit

North/South Postgraduate Scholarship

 These bursaries are open to students currently registered at an Irish or Northern Irish university or Dublin Institute of Technology (or who have graduated within the past two years) proposing to take up a place on a course which would require them to relocate to the other jurisdiction on the island of Ireland. They are also open to currently registered students at an Irish or Northern Irish university or Dublin Institute of Technology (or who have graduated within the past two years) wishing to follow a cross-border course involving some study in the other jurisdiction. There are eight of these scholarships in total. For more information visit:

NUI Galway Scholarship

NUI Galway has announced details of a new scholarships scheme for postgraduate students designed to reward exceptional achievement. Postgraduate Scholarships valued at €1,500 per student will be awarded to all students studying a postgraduate taught Masters programme in the year 2013/14 who have a first class honours undergraduate degree. The new initiative is open to postgraduate students, applying for a fulltime taught Master’s programme due to commence in autumn 2013. Scholarships will be awarded to students accepted on a fulltime taught Master’s and who fulfill the criteria as outlined by the University.

For more information visit:

Trinity College Dublin postgraduate awards and prizes

As well as various university studentships and fellowships, Trinity College Dublin lists a total of 39 other postgraduate awards and prizes – largely private donations, bequests and bursaries – ranging from €63 to more than €16,000 per year. For more information please visit:

UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School scholarships

UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School has announced its 2013 Aspire Scholarship programme which offers three MBA and nine MSc scholarships, aimed specifically at those who could not otherwise afford to study at the School. The scholarships cover half the cost of the tuition fees of the relevant courses. For more information please visit:

Bord Bia Marketing Fellowship

UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School, in partnership with Bord Bia, offers 25 students the Bord Bia Marketing Fellowship. This intensive 12-month learning programme gives successful candidates the combined opportunity to gain hands-on experience working with some of Ireland’s most respected food companies and also gain a postgraduate qualification. Participants’ time is split between working in foreign locations, supported by Bord Bia, and studying for an MSc International Marketing Practice at UCD Smurfit School.

This is a fully-funded programme, including all tuition fees. For more information please visit

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