Irish Aid Fellowship Training Programme

Software Deadline: 30 November, 2018.

The Fellowship Coaching Programme was Irish Support’s first scholarship programme, begun in 1974. Since that point, it has introduced suitably certified candidates from creating nations to undertake Masters levels at universities and schools in Eire, with additional college students supported for comparable programs in their very own area.

Awards are made in fields similar to improvement research, rural improvement, well being care, training and regulation with the purpose of supporting and enhancing the contribution recipients could make to Irish Support’s companion organisations. Fellowship eligibility necessities purpose to make sure shut alignment with Irish Support’s programmatic method.

The scholarship award covers course charges, required flights, lodging (for out of nation research), month-to-month allowances, insurance coverage and different incidental bills. Eligible Masters programmes in Eire begin within the interval August to September annually and, relying on the course, scholarships will run for between 10 and 16 months.

To be eligible, candidates should

  • be a citizen of one in every of Irish Support’s companion nations (i.e. Ethiopia, Malawi, Mozambique, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Uganda, Vietnam and Zambia), or of Cambodia, Kenya, Liberia, Palestine, Myanmar, Rwanda or Zimbabwe.
  • be resident in that nation.
  • have achieved the mandatory educational customary to be accepted onto a Grasp’s diploma course in the next training establishment in Eire or inside their very own area.
  • have the ability to reveal a powerful dedication to the event of their dwelling nation.
  • have recognized related school programs in the next training establishment in Eire or inside their very own area. For research in Eire, it’s essential to choose programs from the Irish Support Listing of Eligible Postgraduate Programs
  • be making use of to begin a brand new qualification and never be searching for funding for a course they’ve already commenced or which can start earlier than fellowship awards have been notified.
  • have the ability to take up the fellowship within the educational 12 months 2019/2020.

For research in Eire, candidates should additionally

  • have the ability to reveal abilities in educational English by reaching an acceptable rating on a recognised check (IELTS 6.5)
  • contact the Irish Embassy to verify that the programs they’ve chosen from the Listing of Postgraduate Programs accord with the Embassy’s priorities of their nation (see contact info beneath).

All candidates who apply to review in Eire and are chosen to go ahead to second stage will probably be required to sit down an IELTS examination, except they’re already in possession of an IELTS certificates that’s lower than 12 months previous on the time of software which exhibits the applicant has achieved the mandatory rating for the course they intend to use to. Early preparation for the IELTS examination is strongly suggested, even for native English audio system.

Eligible Nations:











Sierra Leone






Eligible Programs:

Related Masters programmes in Eire and regionally.  A listing itemizing appropriate programs for research in Eire is out there to candidates, overlaying programmes in as much as 12 topic areas.

Earlier than finalising your course decisions and submitting your software, please verify with the related Irish Embassy that they continue to be totally happy that the programs you could have chosen from the Irish Support Listing of Eligible Postgraduate Programs accord with the Embassy’s nation priorities. Embassy contact particulars can be found beneath.

For Extra Data:

Go to the Official Webpage of the Irish Support Fellowship Coaching Programme 2019/2020

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