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Irish Embassy Announces Irish Aid Fellowships for 2021

Irish Aid Fellowships for 2021 announced Irish Aid Fellowships for 2021 announced


The Embassy of Ireland, on behalf of the Department of Foreign Affairs in Ireland, funds a number of scholarships for study at Masters level in Ireland.

The focus of the scholarship is to attract dynamic candidates who have leadership potential and are able to drive change in their countries.  

The Fellowship targets early career to mid-career professionals for courses that are relevant to the work of the Embassy and to the development goals of the government of Uganda.

The application process consists of three stages i.e. Stage 1- Preliminary Application, Stage 2-Detailed Application and Stage 3-Interviews.

Applicants should go to the Irish Aid Fellowship website at where they will find the stage 1 application form.

The closing date for receipt of Stage 1 applications and accompanying documents is 13th September 2020. 

Careful attention should be given to the eligibility criteria set out in the guidelines available on The 2021 Directory with eligible Postgraduate Programmes is also available on the Irish Aid Fellowships website at

Applicants can choose from ALL COURSES in the Directory.  Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted to apply to the second stage of the process.

Applications must be typed and be submitted by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  

In memory of Irish priest Fr Declan O’Toole, who died in Karamoja in 2002, the Embassy is offering an additional two scholarships to candidates from Karamoja ONLY for study at Masters Level in Uganda. 

Details on the Fr. Declan O’Toole Fellowship are on the Embassy of Ireland website 




Published: September 3, 2020