Deadline: 30 March 2018
Open to: EU and non-EU applicants
Scholarship: stipend of 14,000 euro per year for up to four years
The overall aim of the UCD SPIRe Doctoral Scholarship is to attract applicants of the highest academic standards to participate in the UCD SPIRe PhD programme and provide them with the training, experience and mentorship necessary to their professional development.
UCD School of Politics and International Relations (SPIRe) is the oldest and the largest school of its kind in the Republic of Ireland. According to the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017, published on the 7th of March, UCD School of Politics and International Relations is ranked in the top 100 in the world and No. 1 in Ireland by subject. In the subject area of Development Studies, which is also housed by the school, UCD is also ranked in the top 100 in the world and No. 1 in Ireland.
- The applications are open to any new PhD students to the PhD in Politics and International Relations;
- Continuing students, or students transferring only part of their PhD studies to UCD, cannot apply.
This scholarship covers full fees and a living stipend of 14,000 euro per year for up to four years.
How to Apply?
Applicants need to proceed through the standard application process for the PhD programme before they can be considered for the scholarships. Application to the PhD requires submission of:
- Application form;
- Full proposal (3 to 5 pages maximum);
- Copies of all academic transcripts;
- CV or resume (1 to 2 pages);
- Two academic references (Actual references required. If sent by email, they should be from an institutional address. If not sent by email, they should be on headed institutional paper);
- Evidence of English language competence (where non-native English speaking applicants have NOT obtained previous university degrees from a university in an English-speaking country;
For more information please visit the official website.