2020 Application

Irish Government Emigrant Support Programme

Welcome to the homepage of the Irish Government Emigrant Support Programme.

The online application process for the 2020 Emigrant Support Programme is now OPEN.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 5.30 pm (local time) on Wednesday, the 19th February 2020.
The closing date and time will be strictly applied and under no circumstances can applications be accepted after 5.30 pm (local time) on the 19th February 2020.

To access the Application Form, please enter your login name and password.

Please note that login name and passwords issued for previous grant rounds are now no longer valid and organisations must re-register for the current grant round.

We provide a list of frequently asked questions, along with relevant documentation, which may be of assistance when completing the application form.

If you have any difficulty accessing the application form, please contact your local Embassy or Consulate, alternatively you can contact the Irish Abroad Unit within the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Dublin.

Organisations who received ESP funding in 2019 should have received a copy of the Progress Report template which covers the period 1 July 2019 - 31 December 2019. This document must be submitted by Friday, 31 January 2020. If you do not have a copy, please contact your nearest Embassy, Consulate or the Irish Abroad Unit in the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

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