The Representative Office of Ireland in Palestine is accepting applications under the Ireland-Palestine Scholarship Programme (IPSP) for the 2024-2025 academic year from applicants living in the occupied Palestinian territory. 25 full scholarships are being offered for one-year Master’s-level programmes in Ireland.

The IPSP is part of the Ireland Fellows global scholarship programme run by the Government of Ireland. It provides opportunities for candidates to choose from a wide variety of courses at 19 higher education institutions in Ireland. Ireland Fellows Programme awards are fully funded. The award includes the payment of academic fees; visa application fees; medical and travel insurance; economy flights to and from Ireland; the Irish residence permit fee; and a monthly living stipend. Allowances include the following:

A settling-in allowance towards items needed on arrival in Ireland;

A completion and departure allowance at the end of the study period;

A monthly living stipend of €700 (subject to review);

Student accommodation arranged and paid for trimesters 1 and 2 (normally September to May), and in trimester 3 a monthly accommodation stipend of €650-€850 depending on location in Ireland (subject to review).

For Directory of Eligible Courses: Please download the IPSP Directory of Eligible Postgraduate Courses by clicking HERE.

For Application: Please download the application form by clicking HERE. The application form must be completed electronically (typed).

How To Submit: please use the following link to upload your completed application form and CLEAR scanned copies of ALL supporting documents (as detailed in Section 6 of the application form) into their designated fields:

Please retain the original copies, as you will need to submit all original documents by hand at to the Amideast office(s) if you are selected for Round-One (Interviews). Recognizing the extreme challenges candidates might face in submitting documents, Amideast will do its utmost to facilitate submission options for candidates selected for Round-One interviews and will contact students directly at that stage to appraise options.

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023, at 23:59 PM Palestine time (GMT+2).

Shortlisted candidates can be expected to be called for interviews in early January 2024.