Government of Ireland Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme 2021-22

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EligibilityPh.D. degree holders
AwardUp to EUR 38,632 per annum and other benefits

About the Program


Last Updated On : 24-09-2021   Posted By : Salma

Government of Ireland Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme 2021-22 is an initiative for Ph.D. holders. This fellowship aims to support suitable eligible candidates for postdoctoral study at higher education institutions in Ireland. The selected fellows will receive an annual salary of up to EUR 38,632 and other benefits.

  • Government of Ireland Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme 2021-22

    To be eligible, an applicant must:

    • Be an international student 
    • Have graduated or certified for the award of a doctoral degree

    The selected students will get the following awards:

    • A salary of €38,632 in the first year of the award and €39,186 in the second year of the award*;
    • Employer’s PRSI contribution; and
    • Eligible direct research expenses of €5,000 per annum
    How can you apply?

    Eligible candidates can apply for the fellowship through the following steps -
    Step 1
    : Click on the 'Apply Now' button below. 
    Step 2: Fill in the required information and upload the relevant documents.
    Step 4: Submit the application form.

Important Dates

Key dates-

Call open 2nd September 2021, 16:00 (Irish time)
FAQ deadline 14th October 2021, 16:00 (Irish time)
Applicant deadline 21st October 2021, 16:00 (Irish time)
Mentor and referee deadline 4th November 2021, 16:00 (Irish time)
Research office endorsement deadline 18th November 2021, 16:00 (Irish time)
Call outcome End of March 2022
Award start date 1st September 2022
Selection Criteria

The elected will be made based on the academic merit and the research aptitude as details mentioned in the application. 

This scholarship is closed for further applications. It is expected to be launched by February, 2024. You can follow this scholarship for further updates.

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