Many of our graduates are in receipt of prestigious scholarship awards. As well as internal funding opportunities, the School supports graduate researchers in applying to the Irish Research Council (IRC) for fully-funded research scholarships. The IRC normally has a closing date for these applications in November of each year. If you are interested in applying for IRC funding ahead of formally registering as a graduate researcher at UCC, please contact the Director of Graduate Studies, Dr Patrick O’Callaghan ( to discuss your options.


Available Scholarships 

The School of Law at University College Cork invites applications for fully-funded PhD scholarships (EU fees plus €16,000 stipend, tenable for up to four years) or LLM (by Research) scholarships (EU fees plus €16,000 stipend, tenable for one year). Candidates commencing their full time studies in September 2019 or later are eligible to be considered for the award of these scholarships.  As well as applying through the Postgraduate Applicants Centre portal (, applicants wishing to be considered for a scholarship must also send their application directly to Leah Neville at on or before Friday 28th June 2019.

Details of the Scholarships and how to apply can be download here: Graduate Research Scholarships 2019

Scholarship Application Form: Law PG Research Scholarships Application Form  


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