Ireland Fellows Programme – Africa Scholarship 2024/25 [Fully Funded]

Ireland Fellows Programme – Africa Scholarship 2024/25 [Fully Funded]
Ireland Fellows Programme – Africa Scholarship 2024/25 [Fully Funded]

Applications are now being accepted for the Ireland Fellows Programme 2024/25. We cordially invite candidates from eligible African countries and regions to submit their applications. This year, the Africa Scholarship is specifically open to individuals from Lesotho and Zimbabwe, who are set to commence their studies at the beginning of the academic year 2024/25.

The Ireland Fellows Programme aims to provide early to mid-career professionals from eligible countries with exceptional leadership potential the opportunity to acquire a prestigious, high-quality education that is world-class in nature. Upon completion of their studies, the selected students will contribute to capacity building in their respective fields.

Through this program, successful applicants will be granted a fully funded scholarship package, enabling them to pursue a one-year master’s level study at a distinguished higher education institution (HEI) in Ireland. This comprehensive scholarship encompasses all necessary expenses, ensuring that scholars can focus wholeheartedly on their academic pursuits.

Don’t miss out on this remarkable chance to enhance your skills and broaden your horizons. Join the Ireland Fellows Programme and be part of a network of accomplished professionals dedicated to making a positive impact on their communities and beyond. Apply today and embrace the transformative power of education.


  • Scholarship Sponsor(s): Canon Collins Trust
  • Host Institution(s): higher education institution in Ireland
  • Scholarship WorthFull Funding (Amount varies)
  • Number of Awards: Not Specified
  • Study Level: Postgraduate (Masters)
  • Nationality: Africans

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Eligibility Criteria | Ireland Fellows Programme Africa Scholarship

While the Ireland Fellows Programme [Africa]  is open to Africans commencing at the beginning of the 2024/2025 academic year, the applicant must:

  • Be a resident national of one of the following countries: Lesotho and Zimbabwe
  • Have a minimum of two or three years’ work experience that is directly relevant to your proposed programme(s) of study, depending on the country (see the Guidance Note for Applicants).
  • Hold a bachelor’s level academic qualification from an accredited and government-recognised higher education institution, with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 (4.0 scale).
  • Not already hold a qualification at master’s level or higher. Not currently undertaking a programme at master’s level or higher, or be due to start a programme at master’s level or higher in the academic year 2024/25.
  • Be applying to commence a new programme at master’s level in Ireland no sooner than August 2024.
  • Please refer to the official website for full eligibility conditions (link below)

Fellowship Benefits

The award covers:

  • university application fees
  • tuition fees
  • examination and other fees
  • economy travel to and from your country of residence to Ireland;
  • settling in allowance, book allowance and study allowance
  • accommodation
  • a monthly personal living allowance (stipend) to cover other living expense for you only and
  • the costs of an entry clearance (student visitor visa) application

Application Procedures

How to Apply: Interested and eligible candidates for the Ireland Fellows Programme African Scholarship 2023/24 should click here or click the ‘Apply Now’ button on the official site to begin application.

Application Deadline: 31 July, 2023

Visit the Official Website for Further Details


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