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IRC Postdoctoral Fellowships 2014

The Irish Research Council has opened the 2014 call for the three postdoctoral schemes:

  • Government of Ireland Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme
  • Enterprise Partnership Scheme Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • ELEVATE Fellowship

* The Postdoctoral Fellowships 2014 Online Application System is now accessible. 
* A Guide for Applicants has been uploaded on website here.  (The Guide for Applicants is also accessible via the Online Application System.)
* A list of FAQs has also been added to the website.  This will be updated weekly.  (Please send any questions to by noon on Thursday in order for it to be included in Friday's FAQs.)


The Irish Research Council has updated its FAQ pages on the Postdoctoral Fellowships awards.
Queries on eligibility, supplementary information, and the online forms are answered.

Final FAQs now available   


UL Presentation attached

Link to website

Deadline: 16.00 (GMT) 11th February 2014


Important notice for all Postdoc applicants and their mentors

The Research Office can only issue authorisation for applications which are endorsed by the mentor and Head of Dept

using the Research Proposal Authorisation Form   (As this is a fixed rate grant, there is no need for a Finance officer signature.)


Applicants or their mentors are asked to send completed forms, by 11th February to Yvonne Kiely, Office F2-012, Foundation Building.


Call open

11th December 2013

FAQ Deadline

16.00 (GMT) 4th February 2014

Applicant Deadline

16.00 (GMT) 11th February 2014

Referee/Academic Mentor/International and Enterprise Mentor (where relevant) Deadline

16.00 (GMT) 18th February 2014

Research Office Endorsement Deadline

16.00 (GMT) 25th February 2014

Outcome of Scheme

June 2014

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