We all see dreams and aspire to reach extreme positions in our life but not everyone has enough resources to convert their dreams into reality. Subsequently, many students have will-o’-the-wisp to study abroad but their hands are bound due to financial insufficiencies. With the desire of studying abroad, heavy living expenses are tagged along with tuition fees for the course. Financing all of it through bank loans is not a great option. Then why not use your excellence and intellectual skills to become a scholarship awardee. Every country grants plenty of scholarships to international students in order to assist them financially. Ireland encourages students to apply to their universities and courses by grants scholarships to meritorious students. Three of the most popular scholarships are listed below:
The Walsh Fellowship
The scholarship program commemorates the late Dr. Tom Walsh, a major contributor in strengthening agricultural and food research and analysis in Ireland. Scholarships are imparted in 30 new places each year with an endowment of €22,000 per student. The scholarship is granted to those students who are working in the fields of food, environment, economics, and rural development.
Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship
This scholarship, which is funded by the Department of Education and Skills,l is for those international students who wish to pursue their Research MS and Ph.D. or Direct Ph.D. Through this scholarship, students get a grant of €16,000 per annum, research expenses of €2,250 per annum, and a benefaction to fees, up to a maximum of €5,750 per annum.
(Source - http://research.ie/funding/goipg/ )
The Government of Ireland International Education Scholarship
This scholarship is funded by the Government of Ireland which the scholarship will be granted to 60 International students for courses at Bachelors, Masters, or Ph.D. levels for a period of one year if they have allowed you to study at Irish University. The recipients of this scholarship will get an allowance of €10,000 for 1 year of education.
Apart from these three most popular scholarships, there are many scholarships in which you can apply and check your luck. They are listed below:
Milliman Opportunity Scholarship
SFI Industry Fellowship for Research in Ireland
Irish American Home Scholarship
Undergraduate Scholarships program at UCD in Ireland
Central Bank of Irish Undergraduate Scholarships for International Students
Fully Funded Ph.D. Fellowship for International Students in TCD, Ireland
University College Cork Excellence Scholarships (Ph.D.)
SLLC Excellence International Scholarship in Ireland
660 Berows international awards Program Test (BISPT) in India
Trinity College Dublin Scholarships
Silk Roads Youth Research Grants, 2021
NUI Galway International Students Scholarships
Every scholarship has its own criteria of eligibility. Go through with that carefully and then apply for the scholarship. The details of every scholarship are mentioned on their official websites. Follow instructions given on official websites only. Also, the amount given in scholarship is not fixed in all scholarships. Some decide in a percentage or some decide in amount.