If you have been offered a research studentship (Masters /PhD) you must be a fulltime registered student in order to be eligible for the Postgraduate Student Funding Scheme. If you are a part-time registered student please contact your department who will advise on the payment process.
To ensure the process is completed as quickly as possible please ensure you have a Personal Public Service Number (PPSN). If you do not have a PPS Number you can commence the process of applying for one here: https://www.gov.ie/en/service/12e6de-get-a-personal-public-service-pps-number/#apply-for-a-pps-number-online-at-mywelfareie
Please contact your Department / Principal Investigator / Supervisor for further information on the paperwork required to complete this process.