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Scholarships in End-of-Life and Bereavement Care

We are offering four postgraduate scholarships in end-of-life or bereavement care for the academic year 2022/23. The scholarships of €3,000 each aim to make education accessible to multiple disciplines (nursing, medicine, allied health professionals and others). The scholarships are linked to IHF core programmes and we invite applicants from acute, nursing home and community health sectors and from general community sector, in particular with respect to bereavement.


Applicants must:

  • be eligible to register (or already be registered) for Level 9 or 10 study in a relevant area during 2022/2023
  • be working or volunteering in support of adult or child end-of-life or bereavement care in one of the following settings:
    • Acute settings
    • Residential Care homes
    • Community health care
    • General community
  • Appropriate study leave must have been secured
  • Applicants must normally be resident in Ireland and eligible for EU fees


  • The course of study must be successfully completed in the year for which funding was awarded
  • Awardees will be asked to write or record a short account of their learning on successful completion of the study period
  • Any publications or conference outputs arising directly from the period of study should acknowledge IHF funding

How to apply

  1. Complete the application form. You can complete the form online below or download and complete the Word version here and email it to [email protected] OR you can print it out and post to Irish Hospice Foundation, Morrison Chambers (Floor 4), 32 Nassau Street, Dublin, D02 YE06
  2. Email a professional CV (max 2 pages) to [email protected]

Key Dates

Closing date for applications is Wednesday August 10th 2022. Successful applicants will be notified on Friday 19th August 2022


Contact: Orla Keegan, Head of Education & Bereavement at [email protected]