College of Arts, Social Sciences, and Celtic Studies, National University of Ireland Galway
First Stage Researcher (R1) (Up to the point of PhD)
Recognised Researcher (R2) (PhD holders or equivalent who are not yet fully independent)
The College of Arts, Social Sciences, and Celtic Studies of NUI, Galway, offers postgraduate scholarships to support full-time PhD research within the Structured PhD programmes of the College.
Scholarships may be awarded across the following disciplines: Education, Geography, Archaeology, Creative Writing, Drama, English, Film and Digital Media, History, Irish Studies, Journalism, Old and Middle Irish, Philosophy, Celtic Civilisation, Children's Studies, Classics, French, Gaeilge, German, Italian, Spanish, Political Science and Sociology, Women’s Studies, Psychology.
Scholarships will be awarded for periods of one, two, three or four years, in accordance with the original date of the applicant’s registration for the PhD degree and based on satisfactory progress (to be communicated each year by the student’s Graduate Research Committee (GRC)). For students awarded a scholarship in the first year of their PhD programme, the Scholarship will not be tenable beyond four years in all. For students awarded a scholarship in years 2 to 4 of their programme the scholarship will not be tenable beyond the fourth year of their PhD programme.
The minimum qualification for the award of a scholarship is a first class or higher second class honours primary degree or the equivalent from a recognised institution in a relevant discipline. Higher degree results shall normally take precedence over the results of the primary degree. Preference will be given to those embarking on the first year of their PhD programme. The applicant must also have an established proficiency in English or in Irish. For applicants whose first language is not English or Irish, a language proficiency assessment may be applied.