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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.

Click link to view Walsh Scholarships Opportunities (pdf) 

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

Current Opportunities:

Controlling Bacillus spores in dairy powders; factors affecting behaviour during processing conditions
Full details: PhD Opportunity 2021013 (PDF)
Closing date: 20 September 2021


DairyF2F: transitioning to low N systems on a wetland soil type
Full details: PhD Opportunity 2021002 (PDF)
Closing date: 08 October 2021


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 Walsh Scholarships Opportunities (pdf)


Walsh Scholarship Number: 2021047
Duration - 4 Year Structured PhD
Title: Assessing the impact of IPM on the economic and environmental sustainability of crop farming
Further details Walsh Scholarships Opportunities (pdf)


Walsh Scholarship Number: 2021048
Duration - 4 Year Structured PhD
Title: INZAC II: The integration of New Zealand genetics into the Irish national flock
Further details Walsh Scholarships Opportunities (pdf)


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


Walsh Scholarship Number: 2021068
Duration - 4 Year Structured PhD
Title: Effect of genetic potential for carcass fatness and sward species composition on methane emissions and the composition and functionality of the rumen microbiome in beef cattle
Further details Walsh Scholarships Opportunities (pdf)


Walsh Scholarship Number: 2021071
Duration - 4 Year Structured PhD
Title: Nutrient loss from poorly drained soils and land drainage systems and the potential for loss mitigation
Further details Walsh Scholarships Opportunities (pdf)