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Call for Applications 2021 - Closed

Walsh Scholarships Programme

Walsh Scholarships Terms and Conditions

The Teagasc Walsh Scholarships Programme provides scholarships to graduates to undertake postgraduate research in agriculture, food, environmental science, agri-food economics, rural development, horticulture and other related disciplines and carry out their research with established research teams under the supervision of Teagasc and academic staff.

Applications for scholarships are made by full-time academic staff in third-level colleges in collaboration with a Teagasc researcher and the successful applicants select the Walsh Scholars. 

Teagasc now invites applications from academic staff at third-level colleges for its 2021 Programme. Applications are invited on any aspect of the Teagasc Research Programme in Food, Animal (including pigs) and Grassland Production, Crops, Environment and Land Use, Rural Economics and Development.

Application Deadlines and Procedure

All new Walsh Scholarship applications must be submitted using our online system. In order to access the Teagasc online application system, all applicants must complete a registration form. If you wish to register as an applicant please email: walshscholarships@teagasc.ie To access the Teagasc Walsh Scholarships Application Portal click here.

2021 Walsh Scholarships Programme - Scheduled Call Dates

Call open Thursday, 04 June 2020
Applicant deadline 2:00pm Thursday, 10 September 2020
External Review deadline 05 October 2020
Scientific Assessment October 2020
Finalise outcome 05 November 2020
Walsh Scholar start date 01 October 2021

Application Documents