For Future Postgrads

Excellence Scholarship (Masters) Theatre and Performative Practices

 

To mark the launch of the new MA in Theatre and Performative Practice, the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences are offering a Masters Excellence Scholarship to one applicant to this programme.

The scholarship is for one year full-time or two years part-time only and is not extendable for any reason. 

The scholarship is open to EU and non-EU students. However, the funding will only cover the EU fee, so a successful non-EU applicant will be responsible for the balance.

Applicants must have at least Second Class Honours (Grade 1) or equivalent in their undergraduate or postgraduate degree and must have already applied for the MA in Theatre and Performative Practice at www.pac.ie/ucc before applying for the scholarship. A referee's report will be required as part of the application process.

Excellence Scholarship (Masters) Application Form

Excellence Scholarship (Masters) Referee Report

Terms and Conditions

The closing date for receipt of completed applications and referees reports by email to graduateschool.cacsss@ucc.ie is 12 noon, Monday, 16 July 2018.

Quercus Taught Masters Scholarships

The College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences are awarding scholarships to top-performing postgraduate applicants (3 EU and 3 Non-EU) to Masters programmes in the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences.

Applications are open to candidates who have (or are expecting) a 1H Undergraduate honours bachelor degree (or equivalent result in a NFQ Level 8), or a 1H Postgraduate degree (or equivalent result in a NFQ Level 9).  Applicants must also demonstrate an exceptional level of academic excellence and commitment to their Masters course of choice, along with meeting the course entry requirements.

The Quercus Taught Masters Scholarship is a 50% contribution from the College towards the fees for the chosen Masters programme.

Further details of the Scholarship and application form are available at https://www.ucc.ie/en/quercus/about/postgrad/

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is Friday, 1 June 2018.  Applicants who apply by this date have unitl 30 June to upload confirmation of their degree results. 

PhD Scholarship School of Music and Theatre and Cork Opera House

(from September 2018 or January 2019)

Fee waiver and stipend of €10,000 per annum for a maximum of 3 years (full-time).

As part of the inaugural initiatives to mark the beginning of a ten year collaboration between
University College Cork (UCC) and Cork Opera House (COH), we are delighted to announce the
creation of a PhD scholarship dedicated to the social and historical study of Cork Opera House.

PhD Scholarship Cork Opera House and CACSSS

T&C PhD Scholarship Opera House and CACSSS

The closing date for receipt of completed applications by email to aoife.murphy@ucc.ie is Monday. 30 April 2018

Irish Research Council Postgraduate Scholarships

The Irish Research Council Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme supports suitably qualified Research Masters and Doctoral candidates pursuing or intending to pursue full-time research in any discipline.

https://www.ucc.ie/en/cacsss/research/info_sessions/cacssssupportscheduleforapplicantstotheirishresearchcouncilpostgraduatescholarships2018/ 

The next closing date for applications is expected to be in early September 2018 and more information will be available here closer to the time.

O'Connor Scholarship (if your parent is named O'Connor)

 The O’Connor Scholarship is worth €10,000 and is open to anyone who meets the following conditions:

  • Graduate of UCC
  • Born in Ireland
  • With a parent whose surname on birth was O’Connor
  • Planning to do a postgraduate course at UCC in 2017/2018

The O’Connor Scholarship was endowed by Mr. Dennis J. Doherty of Lynnfield, Massachusetts, to commemorate his wife Frances P. Doherty, his mother Catherine E. Doherty (née O'Connor) who came from Co. Kerry, and his sister Kathleen L. Doherty. One scholarship will be awarded on a competitive basis for 2018/2019, based on academic merit. The scholarship will be paid monthly over the academic session.

Candidates who meet all four criteria above should submit three hard copies of their scholarship application, in the form of a Curriculum Vitae (academic), to Ms. Anne Landers in the Student Records and Examinations Office, UCC, by Friday, 31 August 2018. References may also be included. 

Fee discount 25% for returning international students

UCC's College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences is pleased to welcome back international students who may have attended UCC and taken modules in the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences in the past and now wish to return to UCC to pursue a taught Masters programme in the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences.

As an incentive, Non-EU graduates (with at least a Second Class Honours grade 1 (or equivalent)) who attended UCC in the past (for a semester, a year, or longer) and are now progressing to a taught Masters programme in UCC's College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences are eligible for a 25% discount on the usual Non-EU taught Masters programme fee.

If you think you might be eligible for the 25% discount, please contact graduateschool.cacsss@ucc.ie 

Loans for French and Spanish Students

Are you a student in France or Spain?

Would you like to do a Masters at University College Cork in Ireland?

Erasmus+ Master Loans offer favourable interest rates to students from Spain and France applying for financial support to do a Masters degree at UCC for one or two years. 

More information about the scheme is available here: http://www.ucc.ie/en/study/postgrad/erasmus-postgrad/

North/South Postgraduate Scholarships and History Bursary

1.      North/South Postgraduate Scholarships

Universities Ireland, the body which promotes collaboration between universities in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, is offering four scholarships to students who meet the eligibility requirements detailed below and who have been accepted to undertake a recognised Master's degree or are entering the first year of a PhD programme at a university on the island of Ireland.

The aim of this scheme is to encourage outstanding students from the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland to cross the border to undertake postgraduate study and experience life in the other Irish jurisdiction. If you have already successfully completed an Undergraduate degree at a university in one Irish jurisdiction and have either successfully completed a Master's degree (or will have completed a Master's in 2017) at a university in the other Irish jurisdiction, you are NOT ELIGIBLE to apply for these scholarships.

These scholarships are worth 15,000 each. Scholarship winners from the Republic of Ireland will be paid in Euro whilst winners from Northern Ireland will be paid in the Sterling equivalent as converted on the day the cheques are issued. These scholarships must be taken up for the academic year 2017-2018.

The closing date for receipt of completed application form and essay is 4pm on Thursday, 3 May 2018. Further infomration and application form is available here: http://universitiesireland.ie/bursaries-scholarships/    

2.      PhD History Bursary

Universities Ireland, the body that promotes collaboration between universities in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, is offering four bursaries to students commencing post-graduate study on a topic relating to the 1912-1923 period in Ireland, the decade of the First World War and the division of the island into the states of Ireland (Irish Free State) and Northern Ireland. Applications are particularly welcome this year from students undertaking work on the impact of events in 1917 on this island.

This bursary scheme is part of a wider inter-university initiative by the universities on the island of Ireland entitled ‘1912-1923: Reflecting on a decade of War and Revolution in Ireland’ that is making a high-level, scholarly and sustained contribution to reflection on this vital period by the island’s intellectual leaders, the ten universities (and particularly their departments of history). The initiative also involves a series of annual international conferences.

There are four bursaries of €6,500 and they must be taken up for the academic year 2017-2018. While it is not required that the study be completed in 2017, there will be no further award for study in following years.

The closing date for receipt of completed application form and essay is 4pm on Thursday, 3 May 2018. Further infomration and application form is available here: http://universitiesireland.ie/bursaries-scholarships/ 

NUI Travelling Studentships

Worth up to €96,000 over 4 years.

  • Did you achieve first class honours in your Bachelor's degree from the NUI, or in a Masters degree?
  • Are you in the early stages of your PhD, or thinking about starting a PhD?
  • Would you like to spend a substantial period of your doctoral research in a reputable university overseas? 

The National University of Ireland offers 3 of these Travelling Studentships in the Humanities & Social Sciences each year.

The next closing date is Friday, 23 March 2018.

More information from http://www.nui.ie/awards/travelling_Studentships.asp

Excellence Scholarships (Masters)

APPLICATION FOR THIS SCHOLARSHIP IS NOW CLOSED FOR 2018.

UCC offers 12 Excellence Scholarships every year to applicants who intend to start a Taught Masters or MRes in the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences in September 2018.

The scholarships are for one year full-time or two years part-time only and are not extendable for any reason. If the Taught Programme is officially of two years’ duration, then the scholarship can be renewed for a second year, subject to satisfactory reports from the student and supervisor at the end of Year 1.

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.

Applicants must have at least Second Class Honours (Grade 1) or equivalent in their undergraduate or postgraduate degree and must have already applied for their chosen postgraduate course at www.pac.ie/ucc before applying for the scholarship. A referee's report will be required as part of the application process.

Excellence Scholarships (Masters) Terms and Conditions

The closing date for receipt of completed applications and referees reports by email to graduateschool.cacsss@ucc.ie is 12 noon, Wednesday, 11 April 2018.

Excellence Scholarships (PhD)

APPLICATION FOR THIS SCHOLARSHIP IS NOW CLOSED FOR 2018.

UCC offers 11 Excellence Scholarships every year to applicants who intend to start a PhD, PhD Track or MPhil degree in the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences in September 2018 or January 2019.  

The scholarships cover EU tuition fees and are tenable for the duration of the student's chosen postgraduate course (2 yrs for MPhil. 3 years for PhD and 4 years for structured PhD eg PhD Digital Arts and Humanities)

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.

Applicants must have at least Second Class Honours (Grade 1) or equivalent in their undergraduate or postgraduate degree and must have already applied for their chosen postgraduate course at www.pac.ie/ucc before applying for the scholarship. A referee's report will be required as part of the application process.

Excellence PhD Schol Application Form

Excellence PhD Schol Referee Report  Please note it is the responsibilty of each applicant to ensure that their referee submits the report.

Excellence PhD Schol T&C

The closing date for receipt of completed applications and referees reports by email to graduateschool.cacsss@ucc.ie  is 12 noon, Friday, 20 April 2018

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