Funding Scheme for Doctoral Studies in Maynooth University Announced

The Maynooth University John and Pat Hume Doctoral Awards Scheme, has opened for applications.  There are a number of changes from previous schemes.  Awards will be made under 3 different headings:

 

  • Maynooth University Doctoral fellowships
    • a €16,000 stipend and up to €2,000 per year for eligible research expenses,
    • fees for up to four years of full-time doctoral studies.
    • One award will be made per faculty;
  • Maynooth University Doctoral scholarships
    • a €9,000 stipend and up to €1,000 per year for eligible research expenses,
    • fees for up to four years of full-time doctoral studies.
    • Three awards per faculty.
    • Additionally, one MU doctoral scholarship will be awarded to an applicant qualifying under the Maynooth Access Programme criteria
  • Maynooth University Doctoral studentships
    • fees waivers for up to four years for full-time, and up to six years part-time doctoral studies.
    • Six awards will be made per faculty.

Attached is a brief summary of the scheme’s key features.

The online application system is now open. The application deadline is 5pm on 24th March.

An information session will be held on Thursday, 25th March, from 1pm to 2:30pm (venue to be announced).

For more information about the doctoral fellowship scheme please go here.

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