We manage a suite of interlinked programmes funding researchers across all career stages and disciplines. Use the filter options on the left to find out more.


Government of Ireland Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme

OPENING SOON02/09/2021

Supporting researchers at an early stage of their postdoctoral career to associate with established research teams who have achieved international recognition for their work

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Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship Programme

OPENING SOON02/09/2021

Supporting suitably qualified research master's and doctoral candidates pursuing, or intending to pursue, full-time research in any discipline

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Starting and Consolidator Laureate Awards Programme

OPENING SOON

Supporting exceptional researchers to conduct frontier basic research across all disciplines

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SFI-IRC Pathway Programme

CLOSED

Enabling talented postdoctoral researchers across all disciplines to develop their track record and establish themselves as independent investigators

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UK-Ireland Collaboration in the Digital Humanities Research Grants

CLOSED

Supporting large, collaborative UK-Ireland projects that will achieve a transformational impact in the digital humanities through innovative, multidisciplinary research

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Irish Research Council-European Southern Observatory Studentship Programme

CLOSED

Providing a valuable opportunity for an astronomer of the future undertaking a PhD at an eligible Irish institution to gain experience at the most productive ground-based astronomical observatory in the world

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National Public and Patient Involvement Network Funding Opportunity

CLOSED

Supporting and further building capacity for high-quality public and patient involvement in health research throughout Ireland

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IRC-SPRINT (FAPESP) Networking Grant

CLOSED

Encouraging collaboration in frontier basic research across all disciplines by researchers in Ireland and the State of São Paulo

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COALESCE Research Fund

CLOSED

Supporting excellent research addressing national and global challenges

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Advanced Laureate Awards Programme

CLOSED

Supporting exceptional researchers to conduct frontier research across all disciplines

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Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting Awards

CLOSED

Supporting the next generation of leading scientists to attend the annual Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings

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Enterprise Partnership Scheme (Postgraduate)

CLOSED

Supporting suitably qualified research master's and doctoral candidates in any discipline working in partnership with academia and industry

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Ulysses

CLOSED

Supporting collaborations between Irish- and French-based researchers in areas important for both economies

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European Coordinated Research on Long-term Challenges in Information and Communication Sciences & Technologies ERA-NET (CHIST-ERA)

CLOSED

Reinforcing the transnational collaboration between participating states in challenging multidisciplinary research in the area of information and communication sciences and technologies

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Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions COFUND Collaborative Research Fellowships for a Responsive and Innovative Europe (CAROLINE)

CLOSED

Supporting experienced researchers from any discipline to conduct research relevant to the themes of the United Nations 2030 Agenda

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Employment-Based Postgraduate Programme

CLOSED

Supporting suitably qualified research master's and doctoral candidates in any discipline working in partnership with academia and industry while employed by an enterprise partner

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Enterprise Partnership Scheme (Postdoctoral)

CLOSED

Supporting researchers at an early stage of their postdoctoral career working in partnership with academia and industry

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New Foundations

CLOSED

Supporting eligible researchers intending to pursue research, networking or dissemination activities within and across the diversity of disciplines

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