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Grant Information for Ireland/Éire

No separate grant application is required. The application for admission to the EUI doctoral programme is automatically an application for a national grant.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Candidates who are Irish nationals and resident in Ireland are eligible to apply.
  • Candidates who hold dual nationality (of which one is Irish) and are resident in Ireland for at least 3 of the last 5 years are eligible to apply.
  • Candidates who are nationals of the EEA states (EU member states, Iceland, Norway & Liechtenstein) and Switzerland and have been resident in Ireland for a minimum of 5 years are eligible to apply.

Grant and Allowances

  • Monthly grant: 1,386 EUR
  • Family allowance: yes
  • Travel allowance: yes
  • Insurance: yes


The Grant Authority provides a monthly grant for the first three years of EUI Ph.D. Programme. The fourth year is covered by the EUI (2020 grant is 1,350 EUR per month, in addition to other allowances).

Grant-awarding Authority

IRL LogoDepartment of Education and Science, Higher Education, Equity of Access 

Portlaoise Road

Tullamore, Co. Offaly



Higher Education Equity of Access

Department of Education and Skills


Co Offaly


Page last updated on 17 October 2019