Irish Research Council
Monday, 19 September 2022

The Irish Research Council Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme 2023 is now open with the applicant deadline on 16.00 (Irish time) on the 20th of October 2022 (see below for key dates).



Success in securing these prestigious awards can be significantly increased by taking a strategic approach to writing the proposal.


With this in mind, we are holding an in-person IRC Workshop, where previously successful applicants and supervisors will share their experiences of crafting high quality proposals. The Graduate School will also present key details of the scholarship scheme – vital information if you are considering an application.


  • Where: Venue TBC
  • When: Tuesday September 27th @ 14:00-15:30


    • 14:00-14:05 – Welcome, Prof. Jeff Punch, Assistant Dean for Research, Science & Engineering
    • 14.05-14.45 – Michael Frain, Graduate & Professional Studies, information on applying for the IRC. 
    • 14:45-15:05 – Prof. Teresa Curtin, Chemical Sciences – a supervisor’s perspective
    • 15:05-15:20 – Armin Straube, Library – data management
    • 15:20-15:30 – Q&A session


If you are interested in participating, please email Johanna Griffin ( by Monday September 26th.



Key dates

Call open

16:00 (Irish time) 8 September 2022

FAQ deadline

16:00 (Irish time) 13 October 2022

Applicant deadline

16:00 (Irish time) 20 October 2022

Supervisor deadline

16:00 (Irish time) 27 October 2022

Research office endorsement deadline

16:00 (Irish time) 3 November 2022

Call outcome

End of March 2023

Award start date

1 September 2023