Ireland Fellows Program 2025-2026 (Fully Funded Scholarship)

Applications are open for the Ireland Fellows Program for international students to start their studies in the academic Year 2025. The Ireland Fellows Program 2025-2026 offers a fully funded one-year Master’s degree scholarship to the selected students to study at a higher education institution (HEI) in Ireland. This is one of the best scholarships in Ireland for international students. The scholarship is open to early to mid-career professionals with leadership abilities to get a world-class education.

The Capital of Ireland is Dublin and its currency is Euro. According to the Ireland Higher Education Authority, there were more than 35,000 International students in Ireland in 2022/23. The Government of Ireland fully funds the Ireland Fellows Program. It covers all the expenses like tuition fees, flights, meals, accommodation, and living costs. The duration of the scholarship is between 10 and 16 months. For more details, read the info below.

Details About Ireland Fellows Program 2025-2026

  • Host Country: Ireland
  • Duration of Fellowship: One Year
  • Program Type: Master Degree Program

Also Check: Masters and PhD Scholarships in Ireland

Here are Some Key Points about the Irish Fellows Program

The Ireland Fellows program encourages gender equality, and equal opportunity, and welcomes diversity. Their Development Policy is aligned with Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 16.

The goal is for fellows to return home and use their gained skills to become leaders in their fields and contribute to their countries’ development.

Duration of the Fellowship

The Fellowship will start in August or September. The duration of the fellowship is 10 to 16 months.

Financial Benefits

The program covers:

  • Full Tuition Fee
  • Flights
  • Accommodation
  • Living Cost
  • Monthly Stipend

Also Check: Study in Ireland Without IELTS (List of Universities)

Eligible Fields

Agriculture, Health, Education, Human Rights, Computer Science, Engineering, Business and more, and are listed in a Directory of Eligible Programmes

Eligible Countries

  • Ireland Fellows Programme Asia: Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam.
  • Ireland Fellows Programme Latin America: Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Paraguay, Peru, Venezuela.
  • Ireland-SIDS Fellows Programme (Small Island Developing States): Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Cabo Verde, Comoros, Cook Islands, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Fiji, Grenada, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Kiribati, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Micronesia (Federated States of), Nauru, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Samoa, São Tomé and Príncipe, Seychelles, Solomon Islands, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tuvalu, Vanuatu.
  • Ireland Fellows Programme Africa: Angola, Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
  • South Africa: Kader Asmal Fellowship

Eligibility Criteria

  • An applicant must be from an eligible country.
  • Meet the english language requirements.
  • You must not hold the Master’s degree before.

Also Check: 600 University of Melbourne Graduate Research Scholarship 2025

Required Documents

  • One recent passport-sized photograph.
  • Copy of graduation certificate.
  • Copy of academic transcripts.
  • Two recommendation letters.
  • Copy of identity page of the passport.
  • IELTS score report.
  • CV.

How to Apply for the Ireland Fellows Program 2025?

Applicants have to apply from the official website. Read the application requirements set for each country. The Official Links are given below.

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