The Council offers opportunities for suitably qualified individuals to take up an employment-based award to carry out research leading to a postgraduate qualification in any discipline, granted by an eligible HEI within Ireland. The application for a scholarship is developed by the applicant, in collaboration with an Employment Partner and host HEI. Awardees have, for the term of the award, dual status as employee of the employment partner and postgraduate student of the host HEI. Application for a scholarship can be made in respect of both a Masters Degree by Research or a PhD.
Eligibility: Scholars must fulfill the following criteria:
* must not have applied more than once to the Scheme and at the time of application:
* be a new entrant to the degree for which they are to receive Council funding and have been formally accepted by the relevant department/school by, at the latest, 1st October; or
* fulfill the criteria in Clause 4.5 if already registered and part of the degree has been completed.
Number of Awards: Not specified
Value of Award: The total value of the Employment Based Programme Scholarship, will be up to a maximum of €24,000 in any approved year
Duration of Award: The duration of funding to be given for the Scholarship is dependent on the type of degree being pursued and the date of first registration.
How to Apply: Visit link below.