Following a review of the Programme, the Department of Education and Skills and the HEA have increased the number of scholarships awarded under the programme from 22 to 30. Under this Call students will receive a scholarship worth €7,500 plus a full fee waiver making the total award in the region of €25,000 per student. The total invested in the programme is now of the order of €750,000.
A minimum of approximately €125,000 of the scholarship support is earmarked for Brazilian students. under the latest round of the prestigious Government of Ireland Scholarship scheme. Under the Call 2015-16, Higher Education Institutions can apply to offer a minimum of five (5) scholarships to undergraduate, masters or PhD students to support one year’s study in Ireland to candidates from Brazil.
The Government of Ireland Scholarship scheme, which is open to all disciplines for all postgraduate and final-year undergraduate students, allows high-quality students from any non-EEA country the opportunity to spend one year of their studies in Ireland.
The Deadline for receipt of application is 17.00 hrs on Friday 27 February 2015.
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