University College Cork (UCC) is inviting applications for a number of Excellence Scholarships for EU and non-EU students. Scholarships are available for students who intend to start a PhD, PhD track or MPhil degree in the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences in September 2017 or January 2018.
University College Cork – National University of Ireland, Cork is a constituent university of the National University of Ireland. The university is located in Cork.
Students need to demonstrate that they have a good level of written and spoken English.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing PhD (or PhD Track, or MPhil as a pathway to a PhD) programme at the University College Cork.
Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded within the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences (CACSSS).
Scholarship Award: The scholarships cover EU tuition fees and are tenable for the duration of the student’s chosen postgraduate course. The scholarships are open to EU and non-EU students. However, the funding will only cover the EU fee, so successful non-EU applicants will be responsible for the balance.
Scholarship can be taken in Ireland
Eligibility: Applicants must have at least Second Class Honours (Grade 1) or equivalent in their first or subsequent degree and must have already applied for their chosen postgraduate course. A referee’s report will be required as part of the application process.
Nationality: The scholarships are open to EU and non-EU students.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have master’s degree.
Test Requirement: No
English Language Requirement: Students need to demonstrate that they have a good level of written and spoken English.
How to Apply: Applicants must complete the Excellence Scholarship (PhD) application form. Non-UCC graduates should include scanned transcripts of their academic record with their scholarship application. In addition, applicants should ask one prospective supervisor or a recent lecturer/academic advisor/supervisor to send one academic reference separately, on the appropriate form. All documentation must be submitted by email only to graduateschool.cacsss-at-ucc.ie.
Application Deadline: The application deadline is April 21, 2017.