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Ireland Newfoundland Partnership Education Bursaries
The Ireland Newfoundland Partnership (INP) manages an agreement between the Governments of Ireland and Newfoundland, to recognize the deep historical links between the two Islands and identify new areas for collaboration.

This Ireland-Newfoundland relationship is rooted in the significant pre-famine migration to Newfoundland primarily from the South East of Ireland. Today, over 50% of Newfoundland's population is of Irish origin, and these Irish roots are still visible in modern day Newfoundland culture. Contemporary economic relations focus largely on ocean industries, marine and geological resources, and information technology.

Each September the INP administers an education bursaries scheme to allow Irish third-level students and academics to engage with Newfoundland partners. The scheme supports undergraduate student exchanges, post-graduate research, academic research, and joint-curriculum development. If you would like to learn more about this grant scheme email info@inp.ie or phone 01 676 2843.

Website: www.inp.ie

Ireland Canada University Foundation: ICUF Scholarship Programs
It is the mission of ICUF to support and develop the relationship between Canada and Ireland, through the organisation and facilitation of scholarly exchange between both countries. Scholarships are awarded to candidates of the highest calibre, whose work relates to both Irish and Canadian interests, and provides the potential to develop ongoing international links in that area.

This mission is realised through the operation of three distinct scholarship programs, each of which supports scholarly travel from Ireland to Canada, and from Canada to Ireland;
  • The James M Flaherty Scholarship Program initiated in 2016, supports both emerging and established scholars, from across all academic disciplines.
  • The Dobbin Atlantic Scholarship Programme initiated in 2016, supports the development of a new generation of academic, artistic, cultural and economic links between Atlantic Canada and Ireland.
  • The Irish Language Programme supports the growth and development of the Irish language in Canada.
Further information is available at http://www.icuf.ie. Email: info@icuf.ie.

Government of Canada Canadian Studies Scholarships
Each year the Government of Canada announces details of two awards open to faculty from universities in Ireland. The awards are administered by the Canadian Embassy in cooperation with ACSI.

Faculty Enrichment Award
A travel bursary to enable full-time academic staff in Irish universities to prepare academic courses with substantial Canadian content.

Objective of the Faculty Enrichment Program. The Faculty Enrichment Program aims to assist academics in Irish Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges of Higher Education to develop and teach new courses of which at least 50% of the content is devoted to Canadian material. Applicants must confirm that the proposed course will be offered at least three times during the subsequent six academic years.

Purpose of the Award. The award assists academic staff in the gathering of necessary information and material in Canada by contributing towards airfare and providing a weekly flat rate allowance.

Faculty Research Award
Objective of the Faculty Research Program. The Faculty Research Program aims to assist academics in Irish Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges of Higher Education to undertake short term research about Canada or aspects of Canada's bilateral relations with Ireland. The award assists with direct costs related to the research project and, when a research trip to Canada is warranted, provides assistance towards international airfare and weekly living costs.

Purpose of the Award
The purpose of the award is to increase knowledge and understanding of Canada through publications abroad of pertinent articles in the scholarly press.

Maria O'Reilly
Canadian Embassy
7-8 Wilton Terrace
Dublin 2

Tel: (01) 234 4035
Fax: (01) 234 4001
Email: maria.o'reilly@international.gc.ca

For further information, see
FEP (English)
FRP (English)

FEP (French)
FRP (French)
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