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Scholarship Opportunities

Under the Teagasc Walsh Scholarships Programme, a number of postgraduate opportunities in agriculture, horticulture, food, agri-food economics, rural development and rural environment, as well as specific topics are advertised over a number of months. 

There are currently a number of current opportunities advertised and further opportunities yet to be advertised.  See below regarding these opportunities.

Prospective Scholars

For informal enquires and further information regarding a specific opportunity, please complete this Expressions of Interest Form and email to the supervisors directly.

Please view The Walsh Scholarships for further information on this postgraduate programme.

Current Opportunities:

Prevention and control of clinical mastitis and associated antimicrobial use in dairy cows
Full details: PhD Opportunity 2022034 (PDF)
Closing date: 15 November 2022

Agronomy of multi-species grassland mixtures to optimise yield under lower nitrogen conditions
Full details: PhD Opportunity 2021226 (PDF)
Closing date: 28 October 2022

Development of low nitrogen input forage rotations to lessen imported feed dependence, climate shock vulnerability and to sequester carbon
Full details: PhD Opportunity 2022050 (PDF)
Closing date: 09 November 2022

Dairy grassland management at low chemical nitrogen - defining a blueprint for multispecies swards for agronomic and environmental benefits
Full details: PhD Opportunity 2022049 (PDF)
Closing date: 07 October 2022

Optimizing grazing infrastructure on dairy and beef farms
Full details: MSc Opportunity 2019048 (PDF)
Closing date: 07 October 2022

Investigating the agronomic suitability of PRG-RC silage swards
Full details: PhD Opportunity 2022069 (PDF)
Closing date: 14 October 2022

Reducing fertiliser nitrogen losses of ammonia gas and of the greenhouse gas nitrous oxide using nitrification and urease inhibitor technologies
Full details: PhD Opportunity 2022203 (PDF)
Closing date: 16 October 2022

Additional Opportunities:

Walsh Scholarship Number: 2020038
Duration - 4 Year Structured PhD
Title: Spatial Optimisation for Indicative Land Uses; a soil-climate based assessment
Further details  (pdf)

Walsh Scholarship Number: 2021063
Duration - 4 Year Structured PhD
Title: Quantification of Carbon fluxes from organic and organo-mineral soils
Further details  (pdf)