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Funding Opportunities

The Housing Agency does not have any open funding opportunities at present. 

New funding opportunities from The Housing Agency will be posted here once they become open to applications.

The below information refers to previous funding schemes which have since closed. Documentation is retained for information purposes only.



Research Support Programme

The call for applications for the second round of the 2020 research support programme is now open. Please see the links below for further information and to apply.

Please note the new, extended closing date for this programme: midday, Wednesday 4 November 2020.

Research Support Programme Information
Research Support Programme Guidance for Applications
Research Support Programme Application Form
Research Support Programme Ethical Framework

Housing Education Bursary Scheme

The Housing Agency is delighted to launch its Housing Education Bursary Scheme for the 2020/2021 academic year.

The Bursary Scheme supports students and housing professionals seeking to enrol in housing studies courses offered by the Institute of Public Administration (IPA) and the Irish Council for Social Housing (ICSH), starting between September 2020 and January 2021:

Course Closing Date for Applications Course Start Date
IPA NFQ Level 6 (Special Purpose Award) Certificate in Housing Studies  12 noon, 26 August 2020 September 2020
IPA NFQ Level 8 (Special Purpose Award) Professional Diploma in Housing Studies  12 noon, 26 August 2020 September 2020
ICSH Level 4 Certificate in Housing  12 noon, 11 November 2020 January 2021


For more information visit or download the bursary application form.

Please note that applicants are required to make separate applications for both course attendance and this bursary scheme if they wish to avail of the bursary.