The Irish government is offering outstanding students from non-EEA countries who will study in Ireland the Government of Ireland - International Education Scholarships (GOI-IES) program for academic year 2018/19. The scholarship scheme operates under the higher education sector of the government and is funded through the partnership of the Irish government and the higher education institutions (HEIs).
The funding amounts to €10,000 each for one-year study and a total of 60 scholarships will be given out across all participating Irish Higher Education Institutions. Applications to the scholarship are now accepted and deadline is on 23 March 2018.
For its part, successful scholars at Trinity College Dublin will also have their tuition and registration fees waived besides the €10,000 from the Irish government, which will be used to support their costs and living expenses. Candidates will go through a selective process since it is not only open to LLM students but also to those in the last year of their undergraduate programs, those admitted to a taught master's degree program, including LLM, and those admitted to a research program.
Student awarded with the scholarship must start their studies September/October 2018. Only scholars taking a PhD program may be considered for late enrollments. To be eligible to apply for the scholarship, the candidate must already be in a possession of a final or conditional offer for admission to Trinity College or other participating institutions at the time they will apply.
A copy of the offer will be required along with the application form, which can be downloaded from the website of the Higher Education Authority (HEA).