CACSSS PhD Excellence Scholarships

At a glance

  • Value: EU tuition Fees
  • You must have already applied for a postgraduate course at UCC before applying for the scholarship to be eligible for this scholarship
  • Questions about this scholarship can be directed to


The Graduate School in the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences is pleased to announce the PhD Excellence Scholarship, offering up to 10 scholarships to PhD/MPhil/PhD Track students in any School or Department in CACSSS.

The scholarship will take the form of the EU PhD fee and will be awarded for one year initially. It may be extended to a maximum of 3 years at the discretion of the Graduate Studies Committee subject to certain conditions being met. Full details can be found in the Excellence Scholarship T&Cs

Application is open to

  • prospective students who have already applied for a PhD/MPhil in CACSSS and intend to commence their studies in the academic year 2022/2023
  • students who are currently registered in either first, second or third year of a PhD/MPhil/PhD Track in CACSSS

Application is online and applicants must also ensure that a supervisor/prospective supervisor also submits a letter of support online. PhD Excellence Scholarship Questions

Link to application form:

Links to supervisor (prospective supervisor) letter of support:


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