PhD in Government Bursaries for Brazilian Students

27 Jul
PhD Funding

Fully Funded University College Cork PhD in Government Bursaries for Brazilian Students


The Department of Government at University College Cork, Ireland, in cooperation with the Government of Brazil (CAPES), is pleased to announce a fully funded PhD call for up to 4 years. The call is open only to Brazilian students.

The costs covered by the bursaries are as follows:

-          Academic fees

-          Monthly scholarship

-          Travel fares

-          Settling in benefits

-          Health insurance


Duration: 12 months, which can be extended to a maximum of 48 months depending on academic performance.

Applications are welcome in all areas of political science.


Application procedure:

-          Expression of interest in the form of an email to the Director of the PhD in Government programme, Dr. Laurence Davis (, to be received no later than 5 pm on Friday, 19th August 2016


-          Online application by 30th August 2016 to commence studies in July or October 2017 through the following link:


-          Online application via PAC (, code CKG81), a central processing point for all applications to read for higher degrees at Irish universities, once the successful candidate has been notified by CAPES in April 2017


Further details about the PhD in Government programme, including application procedures, are available on the PhD page of the UCC Department of Government website:

Department of Government and Politics

2nd Floor, Block B, O'Rahilly Building, University College Cork, Republic of Ireland