The UCD Clinton Institute is offering a fees only scholarship for up to 4 years to a research student who wishes to pursue a PhD at the Institute in one of the following research areas:
In order to be considered for this scholarship the applicant must have submitted a PhD application to the UCD Clinton Institute via www.ucd.ie/apply (more details below).
Once applicants have submitted their online application they should then contact Catherine Carey (firstname.lastname@example.org) and inform her their application has been submitted online and include with their email a 500 word personal statement on their professional goals and reason for pursuing a PhD programme at the Clinton Institute.
Closing date for the scholarship applications is 1st March 2016 and students should be ready to commence their studies in September 2016.
Please note: The scholarship covers fees only, it does not cover accommodation or living expenses.
PhD Programme at UCD Clinton Institute
The PhD programme is a three to four year programme of independent but supervised research.
Prior to making an application – You should contact and discuss a possible proposal with a member of the academic staff. If you are unsure as to who to contact, contact the Institute office (email@example.com). The key purpose of contacting your potential supervisor is to satisfy yourself, as the supervisor must also be satisfied, that you can work with each other toward the completion of your studies.
Applicants for PhD programmes are normally required to have completed an MA degree (1st or 2nd class, GPA 3.10 or higher). If English is not your first language an IELTS score of 7.0 is required with no section being less than 6.5
Applications from students without evidence of a completed postgraduate degree (e.g. a relevant MA) may be considered in exceptional circumstances.
Your online application (www.ucd.ie/apply) will require the following documents
Please specify whether you wish to apply for a January, May or September (the scholarship only applies to a September 2016 start date)
For more information on the structure of the PhD programme at University College Dublin visit here
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