SFI Advance Award Programme 2014 - Women in Science
Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) has opened a call for female scientist applications to the Advance Award programme. The primary purpose of SFI’s Advance Award Programme is to provide female postdoctoral researchers with an opportunity to remain in, or return to, high-quality research and in particular, to undertake further training that has substantial industry relevance. Closing date for Expressions of Interest (EoL) is is 13.00 h (Dublin Local Time) on 28th March 2014 http://www.sfi.ie/funding/funding-calls/open-calls/sfi-advance-award-programme-2014.html.
NUI Awards 2014
The NUI Awards Scheme offers Fellowships, Studentships and Prizes to undergraduates and graduates of the National University of Ireland. For further details of the 2014 awards please see the following
Science and Engineering Funding Sources
This is a useful page, allowing users to search for grants by country or deadline.
The Fulbright Commission of Ireland annually awards grants to Irish and E.U. postgraduate students, scholars, and professionals to study, research, and lecture in the United States and for Americans to do the same in Ireland.
Australia Awards Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships
We have had previous students avail of this scholarship for a six month period and recommended the experience very highly
Researchers can apply for grants to commercialise your research
Maynooth University Postgrad Travel Grant
http://graduatestudies.nuim.ie/feesfundingfinance/funding/internalfunding/nuimpostgraduatetravelfund. For information on the the universities travel insurance policy please refer to the following page http://healthandsafety.nuim.ie/Insurance.shtml.
Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) PostgradTravel Grant
Members of the RSC can apply for financial assistance to support participation by PhD students and post-doctoral researchers in scientific conferences and workshops.
http://www.rsc.org/ScienceAndTechnology/Funding/division-travel-grants/index.asp. For information on the universities travel insurance policy please refer to the following page http://healthandsafety.nuim.ie/Insurance.shtml.
Higher Education Grant Holders
If you are in receipt of a county council grant, it may also be possible to claim back money for travel expenses. Please contact your local county council for information on this.
Maynooth University Student Assistance Fund
The Student Assistance Fund provides financial support to students who are insignificant financial difficulty. This fund is open to postgraduate students also. Certain criteria will apply but please contact them directly.
For instrumentation that is available in Institutions around the country, please visit
For use on the following instruments please contact the technician in charge.
||Technician in Charge
||Barbara Woods & Orla Fenelon
||Barbara Woods & Orla Joyce
For use or information of gases within the department, please contact Dr. Ken Maddock