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Maria Helena Kopschitz Scholarship at UCD in Ireland, 2018

­The School of English, Drama, and Film, University College Dublin is calling applications for a Maria Helena Kopschitz Scholarship for the academic year 2018-2019.  The scholarship is open to Brazilian student to pursue the MA in Anglo-Irish Literature and Drama, University College Dublin.

University College Dublin (UCD) is one of Europe’s leading research-intensive universities. It is Ireland’s largest and most diverse university with over 30,000 students, drawn from approximately 124 countries. It actively promotes university life as a journey of intellectual and personal discovery through its highly innovative and flexible UCD Horizons undergraduate curriculum and is the most popular destination for Irish school-leavers.

Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.


Scholarship Description: 

  • Application Deadline: April 30, 2018
  • Course Level: Scholarship is available to pursue MA programme.
  • Study Subject: Scholarship for MA in Anglo-Irish Literature and Drama, University College Dublin
  • Scholarship Award: The scholarship entitles the holder to full tuition (international fee) for the one-year course (September 2018 to August 2019) and a bursary of €14,000 to cover accommodation costs. A €2,000 travel bursary is also available.
  • Nationality: Brazilian students
  • Number of Scholarships: Numbers not given
  • Scholarship can be taken in Ireland

Eligibility for the Scholarship: 

Eligible Countries: Brazilian students are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

Entrance Requirements: To be eligible for this scholarship you must meet the following requirements:

The competitive award will be judged by a selection committee; applications will be judged by academic qualifications and professional suitability for the Masters in Anglo-Irish Literature and Drama programme. Candidates must have completed a Bachelors programme to high honours level in a Brazilian university in a degree in Literature or Letters by date of application, and may be currently enrolled in or have completed a Masters degree in English. Candidates must also meet all criteria for acceptance to UCD’s Master programmes in English (including a provision of academic transcripts and successful completion of UCD English language requirements; see below).

English Language Requirements: Applicants must meet the University’s English Language Requirements.

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Application Procedure:

How to Apply: 

Applications for the award should be sent by 30 April 2018 to Professor Margaret Kelleher (Margaret.O.Kelleher-at-ucd.ie) comprising (1) full CV; (2) personal statement (1-2 pages) indicating suitability for the bursary award; (3) academic transcript; (4) evidence of completion of UCD English language requirements; and (5) sample of recent academic writing in English on a literary subject (max 3,000 words). The applicant should also nominate two referees, whose references should be sent directly to Professor Margaret Kelleher by the closing date.

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