UCD/Teagasc Walsh Scholarships 2020

Applications are now open for 2020 Walsh Scholarship Programme. 

Applications are now welcome for the two Walsh Scholarships Masters programmes for Agricultural Science graduates interested in careers in advisory and education. They include the UCD/Teagasc research Masters in Agricultural Innovation Support and the taught Masters in Agricultural Extension and Innovation.

Both programmes start in September 2020 with limited funded places available on each.  This research Masters Programme is a 21 month programme involving a 15 month placement in a Teagasc advisory office or agricultural college researching critical issues around the role of knowledge transfer in supporting farmer decision making and technology adoption. The taught Masters is a 24 month programme involving full time mentored placement in a Teagasc advisory office while completing modules using reflective and blended learning. 

More information can be downloaded here:

Applicants for the research masters will need to review the projecs below to apply.

No. 1 - Interactive innovation - training and support needs of advisors

No. 2 - Application of digital advisory tools and services

No. 3 - Lime and Nutrient Management - advisory tools and processes

No. 4 - Sustainable farming knowledge and skillsets for agricultural students

No. 5 - Multi-actor innovation for beef advisory services - learnings in the COVID19 context

No. 6 - Farmer and advisor engagement in occupational health and safety


TO APPLY: Application is online – APPLY HERE 

CLOSING DATE: 29th May 2020

CONTACT US: agribus.ruraldev@ucd.ie