2015 University of Limerick PhD Bursary Awards In Ireland

2015 University of Limerick PhD Bursary Awards In Ireland

2015 University of Limerick PhD Bursary Awards In Ireland

The application deadline is 11 June, 2015.

University of Limerick is offering up to 20 PhD bursaries to both full-time and part-time PhD Candidates who intend to complete their studies in December 2015. The bursaries are valued at €2000. Only PhD Candidates who may have or intend to submit their final hard bound thesis for the December Examination Board 2015 are eligible to apply. The application deadline is 11 June, 2015.

Study Subject(s): Bursaries are available in the field of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Business, Education, Science (including Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences), Engineering and Technology.
Course Level: Bursaries are awarded for PhD scholars to complete their studies.
Scholarship Provider: University of Limerick, Ireland
Scholarship can be taken at: Ireland

Eligibility: Applications will be accepted on the basis of fulfillment of the following criteria
– The Bursaries will only be awarded to both full-time and part-time PhD Candidates who have paid full fees, are now liable for continuation fees and will complete their studies in December 2015.
-Only PhD Candidates who may have or intend to submit their final hard bound thesis for the December Examination Board 2015 are eligible to apply.
-Applications from candidates will be considered from Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Business, Education where they have a draft version of their thesis completed.
-Applications from candidates will be considered from Science (including Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences), Engineering and Technology, where they have a full draft version of the methodology and materials and all the results chapters completed and written -up.

Scholarship Open for International Students: Students from Ireland can apply for these PhD bursaries.

Scholarship Description: The Graduate School are offering up to 20 PhD Scholars Bursaries valued at €2000 each to both full-time and part-time PhD Candidates who intend to complete their studies in December 2015.

Number of award(s): Up to 20 PhD bursaries are available.

Duration of award(s): Not Known

What does it cover? Bursaries are valued at €2000 each.

Selection Criteria: Preference will be given to self- funded or partially funded PhD candidates. Arising from the research, preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate that at least one publication where they are the primary author has been accepted for publication in a peer-reviewed journal; (ideally, in an ISI listed journal), within the last six to twelve months.

Notification: The applicants shall be notified of the outcome in writing by mid-July 2015. Deferrals are not allowed.

How to Apply: Interested candidates are invited to submit an application for a PhD Scholars Bursary (maximum five A4 pages, font size 12) comprising of the following:
-Covering letter outlining their registration date, expected submission date and the reasons; including, financial need, for applying for the bursary (maximum one A4 page).
-Short curriculum vitae, including, contact details, University examination results/qualifications, conference presentations, publications (maximum one A4 page).
-Summary of the postgraduate research area, including a description and the significance of the project, the proposed time-frame of the research, including any publications and a selected bibliography (maximum two A4 pages).
-A letter of confirmation that a draft version of the thesis as outlined in the criteria and eligibility above has been completed; signed by the candidate’s primary supervisor(s) and Head of Department. (maximum one A4 page).
Applications must include (6 copies collated and stapled; no covers, back to back printing preferred). Completed applications must be submitted via post.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 11 June, 2015.

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