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Fully-Funded Ireland-Palestine Scholarships, 2021

The Representative Office of Ireland in Palestine is now accepting applications for the Ireland-Palestine Scholarships programme for the 2022-2023 academic year.

The programme provides opportunities for candidates to choose from a wide variety of courses at 25 higher education institutions in Ireland.25 full opportunities are being offered for one-year master’s-level programmes in Ireland. The financial aid positions will cover tuition fees, flights, and accommodation, and living expenses.

The IPSP is part of Ireland’s programme of assistance for Palestine, which supports the search for a lasting and just political solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. This programme reflects Ireland’s longstanding commitment to the development of a viable, sovereign Palestinian state, as part of a two-state solution.

Why should you apply for this programme? The development of the education sector in Palestine has been a long-standing focus area for Ireland in Palestine. The IPSP aims to further broaden Ireland’s support for educational opportunities available to Palestinians.

Application Deadline: 15 October 2021

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: Representative Office of Ireland
  • Department: Department of Foreign Affairs
  • Course Level: Masters
  • Award: Tuition fees, flights, accommodation, and living expenses
  • Number of Awards: 25
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Nationality: Palestine
  • The award can be taken in Ireland

Eligibility        

  • Eligible Countries: Palestine
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: The scholarship will be awarded in any subject offered by the university
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the given criteria:
  • be a Palestinian currently resident in the occupied Palestinian territory, holding a Palestinian or Jerusalem ID
  • have achieved the necessary academic standard to be accepted onto their chosen Master’s degree course in a higher education institution in Ireland
  • be applying to commence a new qualification and not be seeking funding for a course they have already commenced or which will begin before Awards have been notified
  • Female applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: Complete the form electronically (typed) and then print out the completed application form. Applicants must attach all accompanying documents.
  • Supporting Documents: One recent passport-sized photograph, an official copy of the graduation certificate for all higher education qualifications, letters from two academic referees on official letterhead with original signature, copy of your national ID card, C.V.
  • Admission Requirements: Students must hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with a minimum grade point average of 75% or 2.67.
  • Language Requirement: Submit the English-language proficiency score report (dated September 2020 or later) with a minimum score of 6.5 on IELTS, or 550 on Institutional Testing Program (ITP), or 80 on Internet-based TOEFL (iBT). If all of the previous tests are not obtainable, students are advised to take the test by registering on Duolingo, Duolingo English Test. A minimum score of 110 on Duolingo is required.

Benefits

Representative Office of Ireland will; cover tuition fees, flights, and accommodation, and living expenses for students.                  

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