The goal of the IEA Travel Grant Scheme is to aid in the dissemination and promotion of economic research by economists working on the island of Ireland.  Funding will be awarded based on the quality of the work, the quality of the conference and the benefit of the conference to the applicant’s research, network and career progression, with an emphasis on early career researchers, although more advanced researchers are eligible to apply.

Grant applications will be considered by a sub-group of members from the IEA Board.  Semi-annual calls for applications will be posted on the IEA website

Total funding available per call is capped at €5,000, where all available funds may not be allocated.

  • The maximum funding available per grant under the scheme is €1,000. Partial funding may be awarded.
  • Applicants may only avail of an IEA Travel Grant once every two years.
  • Funding is only available for oral conference presentations at economics conferences (full papers or ‘flash’ talks)
  • Funding for conference attendance only; poster presentations or attendance at summer schools is not eligible.

All grant recipients are required to acknowledge the funding in the conference presentation and in a footnote to the paper when published.

Submission instructions

Please complete the application form (below) and email it as a PDF by 5pm Friday 2nd August 2024 to




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