The School of History is offering the following scholarships and grants during the academic year 2017/18. The deadline for all Scholarship applications is 7th July 2017.
Diarmuid Whelan Memorial PhD Scholarship ( for 3rd and 4th year PhD Students 2017/18 – Modern History, Politics or International Relations). €5,000 – one year.
Michael Joseph McEnery Memorial PhD Scholarship - Irish Historical Studies. Fee Waiver - one year.
4 x PhD History Tutorial Scholarships (Registered Full-Time Research Students 2017/18). Up to €5,000 – one year.
History Postgraduate Travel Grants, (Research Students). Max €500/student to cover assistance toward travel and accommodation expenses for postgraduate research.
History Hourly Paid Tutors – a number of tutoring positions will be offered as required by the School. Paid on an hourly basis.
Glucksman Fund Travel Grant Scheme. (Registered Research Students who intend travelling to the USA during Spring/Summer 2017 to conduct Research). Up to €1,000 grants.
In addition, the College and University are offering the following scholarships:
CACSSS Taught Masters Excellence Scholarships: These scholarships are funded by the Graduate School in CACSSS. The School of History will nominate one student to receive a scholarship. Students apply directly to the Graduate School and the closing date for applications is Friday 7th April.
CACSSS PhD Excellence Scholarships: these scholarships are funded by the Graduate School in CACSSS and are offered to PhD/PhD track/MPhil students. Students apply directly to the Graduate School and the closing date for applications is Friday 21st April.
Details for both the Taught Masters and PhD scholarships are at this link: https://www.ucc.ie/en/cacsss/grads/scholarships_and_funding/pro_students/
Finally, the University is offering Quercus Academic Taught Masters’ scholarships for 2017-18. This is the first time UCC will offer a consolidated postgraduate scholarship initiative across all four Colleges and the scholarships will build on the successful Quercus brand by offering academic scholarships for taught Masters’ programmes to exceptional EU and Non-EU applicants. Each scholarship will comprise a 50% reduction in fees.
Further information on the scholarships is available at http://www.ucc.ie/en/quercus/about/postgrad/
In 2017 Universities Ireland will award four bursaries, worth €6,500 each, to students undertaking 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 in 2017 are particularly welcome from students undertaking work on the impact of the events in 1917 on this island.
Applicants are required to write a short essay of 2,000 words outlining their proposed research topic in an area related to the 1912-1923 period in Ireland