The UCD School of Education is attracting excellent aspirants towards Ad Astra PhD Scholarship for the academic year 2020-2021. The funding program is awarded to both domestic and international students.
The funding provides a full-time position for the three-year duration of the PhD program covering full tuition fees, a stipend and a research fund to work at the UCD School of Education.
A golden chance for international students to study in Ireland.
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Founded in 1854, University College Dublin is a research university and known as the second-highest ranked Irish university. The university is a leader in education, serving over 100 years for the wider education community in Ireland.
Why at University College Dublin? UCD has a good reputation for its teaching and research facilities. It provides a variety of degree level courses for its participants and also gives them complete support in reaching their career goals.
Application Deadline: March 15, 2020
- University or Organization: UCD School of Education
- Department: NA
- Course Level: PhD
- Award: Stipend of €18,000+ allowance of €4,000
- Access Mode: Online
- Number of Awards: Not Known
- Nationality: International
- The award can be taken in Ireland
- Eligible Countries: Applications are accepted from candidates from Ireland, the EU and worldwide.
- Acceptable Course or Subjects: Scholarship is awarded to undertake a research project exploring children’s voice, agency and citizenship practices.
- Admissible Criteria: To be eligible, applicants must have to meet the following criteria:
- An academic background in Education and/or Children and Youth Studies.
- High honours in an appropriate Master’s degree.
How to Apply
- How to Apply: In order to eligible for the scholarship, applicants first need to take admission in a PhD degree program at the university. After getting enrolled, all candidates must have to submit their applications via email to [email protected]
- Supporting Documents: Applicants must provide diploma, transcripts of academic records (undergraduate and postgraduates, CV and a supporting statement of no more than two pages (font size 12) and two letters of recommendation with their application.
- Admission Requirements: To study at University College Dublin, students will need to meet the academic entry requirements for their course.
- Language Requirement: All candidates will be expected to demonstrate Proof of English proficiency (IELTS of 7 total score, with no band below 6.5, or alternatively a masters’ degree graded at 2:1 or above, written in English and obtained from an English speaking institution in an English speaking country, within the past 3-years from date of application).
The scholarship provided full funding for tuition fees: a stipend of €18,000 per annum to assist with living expenses and a research allowance of €4,000.