Irish Research Council (IRC) CAROLINE Fellowships

Irish Research Council (IRC) is rolling out a new programme of fifty Postdoctoral Research (2-3 year) Fellowships starting later this year.

CAROLINE – Collaborative Research Fellowships for a Responsive and Innovative Europe – is a new Marie SkÅ‚odowska Actions (MSCA) COFUND programme, a partnership of the IRC and the European Commission. CAROLINE Fellowships will be open to any discipline, and the programme seeks to deliver on the MSCA mobility dimensions – international, intersectoral and interdisciplinary.


Call opens: Wednesday 12th October      Application deadline: Wednesday 30th November 2016


  • Irish Research Council Website for CAROLINE scheme

The IRC’s webpage gives you more information on the scheme:

The IRC website has been updated and now hosts a section dedicated to applicants and a separate section with information for NGOs/IOs interested in participating in the scheme. Each section includes links to an information brochure and to the first edition of an FAQ document.


  • Irish Research Council Webinar Recording

A recording of an IRC hosted webinar (held Friday 13th May) outlining some of the key aspects of the CAROLINE scheme is available here.


  • Applicants interested in developing an application with CACCCS as the Irish RPO are asked to contact Allen White (, +353 21 490 2438) College Research Officer. Other enquiries about the scheme should use the dedicated IRC email address

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