Are u an African wishing to pursuye your master’s program in Ireland?. Here is a fully funded Ireland Fellows Programme by the Government of Ireland through the Department of Foreign Affairs to support Africans the programme fees, flights, accommodation and living costs.
The Ireland Fellows Programme is an opportunity open to early mid-career professionals who wish to study in in Ireland, this opportunity is open to people with leadership potential, so at the end of the program they can contribute to the community positively.
Award Sponsor(s): Irish Government, Department of Foreign Affairs
Name of Institution(s): Higher Education Institution in Ireland
Scholarship Worth: Full funding
Number of Scholarship: Several
Study Level: Postgraduate (Masters)
Opening Soon Fully Funded Ireland Fellows Programme for Africans
This scholarship program is an opportunity for Africans and covers the programme fees, flights, accommodation and living costs for one-year master’s level programme at a higher education institution (HEI) in Ireland. The main objective of this program is to seek for future leaders and build a good relationship with Ireland.
For applicants to become eligible for this program, they must meet the following requirement:
- Applicants must be a resident national of one of the following countries: Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
- Candidate must have a minimum of two or three years’ substantial work experience that is directly relevant to your proposed programme(s) of study, depending on the country (see Pages 6 and 7 for details).
- Candidates must have a bachelor’s level academic qualification from an accredited and government-recognised higher education institution, with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 (4.0 scale) – i.e. a first class honour, or second class honour, Grade 1 (a second class honour Grade 2 may be accepted if the applicant has substantial directly relevant work experience). It must have been awarded in 2011 or later (i.e. within the last 12 years).
- Apllicants must not already hold a qualification at master’s level or higher. Not currently undertaking a programme at master’s level or higher, or be due to start a programme at master’s level or higher in the referenced academic year
- Apllicnts applying to commence a new programme at master’s level in Ireland no sooner than August of the referenced academic year.
- Applicants must be able to demonstrate the following: leadership abilities and aspirations; a commitment to the achievement of the SDGs within your own country; and a commitment to contribute to building positive relationships with Ireland.
- Applicants must have identified and selected three programmes relevant to your academic and professional background from the Director of Eliguble Programmes.
- Applicants must have a clear understanding of the academic and English language proficiencies required for all programmes chosen.
- Applicants must not have applied to the Ireland Fellows Programme on more than one previous occasion.
- Must be in a position to take up the Fellowship in the refenced academic year.
Applications for the academic year 2024-25 will open on 3 July. Successful applicants for the Ireland Fellows Programme should watch this space for the application instruction (and link) when it’s ready.
Application Deadline: Not Specified