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Dobbin Atlantic Scholarships for Irish and Canadian Students in Canada

Dobbin Atlantic Scholarships for Irish and Canadian Students in Canada

The Ireland Canada University Foundation is with great pleasure that they announce the call for applications for the Dobbin Atlantic Scholarship Program for the academic year 2019-20.

Scholarships will be awarded to Irish and Canadian applicants, in support of research trips between Ireland and the Atlantic provinces of Canada.

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The mission of the Ireland Canada University Foundation (ICUF) is to nurture the great friendship between these countries, through the support of scholarly exchange.

Application Deadline: 24th November 2019

Brief Description

University or Organization: The Ireland Canada University Foundation
Department: NA
Course Level: Research degree
Award: CDN$7k/€5k
Access Mode: Online
Number of Awards: Varies
Nationality: Irish and Canadian applicants
The award can be taken in Canada


Eligible Countries: Irish and Canadian applicants can apply for this scholarship.
Acceptable Course or Subjects: The sponsorship will be awarded in the Research degree subject offered by the university.
Admissible Criteria: To qualify for a scholarship,

  • The Program has been initiated to support the continued development of academic, artistic, cultural and economic links between Atlantic Canada and Ireland.
  • Canadian applicants must be living and working in one of the four Atlantic Provinces, namely New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia or Prince Edward Island. Irish applicants must be seeking to travel to one of these provinces to conduct their research.
  • Applications are welcome from applicants of all ages, and from all academic disciplines, whose work has the potential to further the objectives of this program and the mission of this Foundation.
  • Applicants must be permanent residents of either country and have been living there for at least three of the past five years at the time of application.

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: To begin the application process, applicants will need to set up an account, before beginning your application after then apply here.
  • Supporting Documents: Applicants will be asked to upload communication (e.g. pdf/ text document/ image file) from proposed host university/ institution/ organization, confirming interest in your visit, two referees and an indication how they propose to support your endeavors when in-situ (e.g. office space, support, resources, etc)
  • Language Requirements: Students need to demonstrate that they have a good level of written and spoken English, as most of the programs are taught entirely in English,


  • The awards will be for an amount up to CDN$7k/€5k, precise details of which will depend on the duration of stay.
  • Scholars will receive scholarship awards to support research which seeks to find new ways to work in partnership, in order to face common challenges and to explore shared opportunities.

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