The Scholarship Programme

How to apply for an Ireland Scholarship

To be in with a chance of winning one of 15 Ireland Scholarships valued at €5,000 each you must be:

  • a fully qualified teacher of English working in
  • employed in a second or third level institution in your country

Read the Terms & Conditions

Step 1

Register for an account at:


Step 2

Complete the application form by the closing date for your country.

  • answer a number of questions about Ireland 
  • submit a short essay on why you would benefit the most from an Ireland Scholarship

Step 3

An education official will assess each applicant's responses and choose the winners. We will then contact you to let you know if you have been successful.


Please note that the entry process and terms and conditions have changed from previous years.

Passwords from previous years are not valid. Register again.

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