The Academy awards a wide array grants on an annual basis in both the humanities and the sciences as well as acclaiming Ireland’s leading thinkers through its celebrated Gold Medals Scheme. Grant awards are made under a broad network of schemes including the postdoctoral mobility grants scheme, the international cost share programme (run in conjunction with the Royal Society), and the long established archaeological research excavation grants scheme.
Archaeology Grants and Awards
Large scale grants for archaeological excavation and post excavation, small scale archaeological research projects and radiocarbon dates.
Research grants for early career stage researchers in any discipline, for the purposes of conducting short research trips.
RIA-RS International Exchange Cost Share Programme
Large scale grants aimed at facilitating research in the natural sciences by collaborating teams in the UK and Ireland.
Eoin O’Mahony Bursary in Irish History 2014
Bursary for candidates engaged in historical research on subjects of Irish interest
Geosciences Quaternary Radiocarbon Dates
Radiocarbon date grants to support quaternary research in Ireland.
Gold Medal Awards
Acclaiming Ireland’s leading thinkers in the Humanities and the Science.
Externally awarded international prizes and awards.
For inquiries relating to grants please email grantsria.ie