Fee Waivers and PhD Scholarships for EU Students in Ireland

Posted: May 4, 2017 in Apr-Jun Deadline, Europe, Humanities and Arts, Ireland, PhD, Social Sciences
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The Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences at the University of Limerick, Ireland, is offering a number of Fee Waivers and Scholarships to PhD candidates on a competitive basis.

As a leading Irish Business School in a public university system, KBS is committed to excellence in teaching, and to fostering knowledge and understanding of business and society within a diverse, research active and socially engaged environment.

Course Level: Scholarships are available to purse PhD programme.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded within the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.

Scholarship Award: Department/School Fee Waivers & Scholarships:

We also invite applications for the following Department/School Fee Waivers to the value of EU level PhD Fees €4,321.

  • Department of Politics and Public Administration: Up to Two One-Year PhD Fee Waivers for new PhD Applicants. (Ref: FWPPA).
  • Department of Sociology:  Two Fee Waivers:  1 three-year and 1 one-year fee waiver for new PhD applicants, to do research in any area related to the department’s research clusters and strengths (inequality, urban sociology, gender, health and illness, media, popular music and popular culture, family processes, migration, inter alia) (Ref:  FWSOC).
  • School of Law Two (2) Tutoring Scholarships (a full fee waiver in return for up to five hours tutoring per week for ten weeks of each semester) (Ref: FWLAW).
  • School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics: 1 One-Year PhD Fee Waiver for PhD applicants, beginning their studies in academic year 2017/18, to do research in any of the areas of expertise within the School (Ref: FWMLAL).

Scholarships:

  • School of Culture and Communication: Three MA (Research)/PhD scholarships (fees + €12,000 p.a.). These can be renewed twice, up to a total of three years’ funding. Those awarded the scholarships will be expected to teach up to five hours of tutorials per week. Candidates are expected to have worked closely with a potential PhD supervisor within the School in preparing their application. The School may offer fees and stipend, stipend only or fees only to successful candidates depending on their circumstances and the quality of their application. Applications are welcome in all areas of scholarship within the School: Irish language and literature, English, Journalism, Technical Communication and Instructional Design. (Ref: CCSCHOL)
  • School of Law: A scholarship for doctoral research students, in any area of law, beginning their studies in academic year 2017/18. One (1) Research Scholarship (a full fee waiver plus a €5000 stipend)  (Ref: LAWSCHOL). The scholarship is available for a period of one year initially, with the expectation of renewal for a further two years, subject to successful academic progress.

Number of Scholarships: Number of Fee Waivers and Scholarships are available.

Scholarship can be taken in Ireland

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • School of Culture and Communication: Three MA (Research)/PhD scholarships (fees + €12,000 p.a.). These can be renewed twice, up to a total of three years’ funding. Those awarded the scholarships will be expected to teach up to five hours of tutorials per week. Candidates are expected to have worked closely with a potential PhD supervisor within the School in preparing their application. The School may offer fees and stipend, stipend only or fees only to successful candidates depending on their circumstances and the quality of their application. Applications are welcome in all areas of scholarship within the School: Irish language and literature, English, Journalism, Technical Communication and Instructional Design. (Ref: CCSCHOL)
  • School of Law: A scholarship for doctoral research students, in any area of law, beginning their studies in academic year 2017/18. One (1) Research Scholarship (a full fee waiver plus a €5000 stipend)  (Ref: LAWSCHOL). The scholarship is available for a period of one year initially, with the expectation of renewal for a further two years, subject to successful academic progress.

Nationality: Applicants from the EU countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Republic of Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and the UK are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have their previous degree.

English language Requirements: If English is not your first language then you will need to show that your English language skills are at a high enough level to succeed in your studies.

Scholarships in Ireland

How to Apply: Complete the online application form and submit by the deadline for receipt of all application materials is 5pm (local Irish Time) May 12th 2017 (extended deadline).  Please supply 2 references to niamh.lenahan-at-ul.ie by 5pm, May 12th 2017. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.

Application Form

Application Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is May 12, 2017.

Scholarship Link

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