Funding Opportunities | DCU Research

Funding Opportunities for International Researchers

The following schemes provide opportunities for international researchers to come to DCU though a variety of mechanisms, such as research grants, mobility awards and fellowships. See below for further information.


Science Foundation Ireland- Starting Investigator Research Grant

Enables early-career researchers to become excellent, fully independent research leaders and carry out research aligned to SFI’s legal remit (oriented basic and applied research in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. 

 Marie Curie Fellowships for researchers

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowships

Individual Fellowships for international postdoctoral researchers


Science Foundation Ireland-Royal Society University Research Fellowships

Indiviudal fellowships for early career researchers to be hosted in eligible Irish Research Bodies


Fellowship Opportunities for Brazilian Researchers

Projects available for Postgraduate and Postdoctoral Brazilian researchers funded by SWB 


DCU/SFI Research Professorships 

Three research professorships available at DCU with the Research Programme funded for 5 years by SFI

ERC funded opportunities

European Research Council Grants

Opportunities under the Starter, Consolidator and Advanced Applicants schemes. 

DCU Research Vacancies

Current DCU Research Vacancies