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Government of Ireland Postdoctoral Fellowships, 2023

Applications are invited for the Government of Ireland Postdoctoral Fellowships available for researchers across all disciplines for the 2022/2023 year. Fellows may hold a Government of Ireland Postdoctoral Fellowship.

The Council aims to support an expertise-driven research system in order to enhance Ireland’s innovation capacity and skills base in a rapidly changing global environment where knowledge is key to economic, social, and cultural development. The Council is further committed to facilitating the integration of Irish researchers in all disciplines within the European Research Area.

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A great offer to pursue a postdoctoral program with support from the Government of Ireland.

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The mission of the Council is to enable and sustain a vibrant and creative research community in Ireland. This scheme is intended to support suitably qualified applicants at an early stage of their postdoctoral career to associate with established research teams who have achieved international recognition for their work.

Application Deadline: 20 October 2022

Brief Description

  • Course Level: Fellowships are available for pursuing postdoctoral research program.
  • Study Subject: Irish Research Council Government of Ireland schemes are open to all disciplines.
  • Awards: Varies
  • Number of Scholarships: Not Known
  • Nationality: International applicants
  • Scholarship can be taken in Ireland


  • Eligible Countries: International applicants are eligible to apply.
  • Entrance Requirements: An applicant must have either graduated or have been certified as having fulfilled all the requirements for the award of a doctoral degree
  • English Language Requirements:  Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.

Application Procedure:

How to Apply: Documentation related to the 2022 Government of Ireland Postdoctoral Fellowship call will be released shortly. All participants must create and submit their forms via the online system.


The scholarship program covers the following study expenses:

  • a salary of €38,632 in the first year of the award and €39,186 in the second year of the award
  • employer’s PRSI contribution; and
  • eligible direct research expenses of €5,000 per annum.

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