National University of Ireland is offering Hardiman Research Scholarships and Dr Tony Ryan Research Scholarships to pursue a structured PhD programme. Scholarships are fully funded for four years, with a stipend of €16,000 p.a. plus fees. Scholarships will be awarded to European Union (EU) citizens, or to those who are ordinarily resident within a member state of the EU, a proportion of awards will also be offered to exceptional candidates who are ordinarily resident in non-EU member states.
Study Subject(s): Scholarships are awarded in five key areas of research in which the University offers leading expertise. These are Applied Social Sciences and Public Policy, Biomedical Science and Engineering, Environment, Marine, and Energy, Humanities in Context, including Digital Humanities and Informatics, Data Analytics, Physical and Computational Sciences.
Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue a structured PhD program at the National University of Ireland.
Scholarship Provider: National University of Ireland (NUI), Galway, Ireland
Scholarship can be taken at: Ireland
Eligibility: Successful applicants will be expected to have a first or upper second class honours primary degree or equivalent. For students with undergraduate results expressed in GPA (“Grade Point Average”) or QCA form, in the Irish university system a first corresponds to a 3.6 or above and an upper second corresponds to a 3.2 or above (but less than a 3.6).
Scholarship Open for International Students: Scholarships will be awarded to European Union (EU) citizens, or to those who are ordinarily resident within a member state of the EU, a proportion of awards will also be offered to exceptional candidates who are ordinarily resident in non-EU member states.
Number of award(s): Not Known
Duration of award(s): Scholarships are awarded for the duration of four years.
What does it cover? Scholarships are fully funded for four years, with a stipend of €16,000 p.a. plus fees.
Selection Criteria: All applications will be assessed by a panel of assessors. The panel will consist of a number of assessors with experience of similar review processes. All applications will be assessed by at least three assessors from different backgrounds. The applications will be assessed under four main headings which reflect the main sections of the application process. Assessors will consider all four elements of the application and allocate scores as follows:
-Personal Research Statement (max. 50 points)
-Academic Qualifications (max. 30 points)
-Referees’ reports (max. 10 points)
-Prior Research Experience (max. 10 points)
Notification: Short listing of applicants will be undertaken by a panel of evaluators. All shortlisted candidates will be interviewed from 17 December – 08 January 2016.
How to Apply: Complete the application form and submit to hrscholar-at-nuigalway.ie.
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 20 November 2015.