School of History Tutorial Scholarship

At a glance

  • Value: €5,000
  • You must be a current UCC Student to be eligible for this scholarship
  • Questions about this scholarship can be directed to


  1. The School of History Tutorial Scholarship will have a value of €5000 and will be awarded for one year only. Past recipients may re-apply. PhD studentship will be awarded them on the basis of merit and recipients will normally possess a primary degree awarded at First-class Honours or equivalent.
  2. Applicants will be expected to conduct tutorials in the School of History at the direction of, and to the satisfaction of, the Head of School.
  3. Applications are invited from those who will be registered full-time PhD students, (including PhD Track and MPhil) in the School of History for the entirety of the academic year 2019-20.
  4. New research students (PhD or PhD Track; MPhil) must have submitted their PAC application form at the time of applying.
  5. Applicants should complete the appropriate application form (attached).
  6. Applications will not be assessed if they are incomplete, or have been received after the advertised closing date. It is the responsibility of the applicants to ensure that their research supervisors submit the reference by the deadline. Only electronic applications and references will be accepted.
  7. Selection of successful applicants on the basis of the materials supplied will be by the School Graduate Studies Committee.
  8. Applicants should not be in receipt of IRC funding / scholarships or equivalent European scholarships.
  9. The School of History should be notified in good time of any medical or personal problems likely to cause disruption to the scholarship holder’s research schedule or tutorial commitments. Tutorials should not be cancelled or transferred to another tutor without prior consultation with the Head Tutor or the Admin office.
  10. The following are the modules which include tutorials, but which ones in particular postgraduate students tutor in, and how many hours they tutor, will vary from year to year.  HI1002; HI1003; HI1005; HI1006; HI1007; HI1008; HI2103; HI2108; HI2109; HI3001; PO1001.  Module descriptions at:  If you are unsure, give evidence of the areas and time periods you would be comfortable tutoring (e.g. Medieval Irish and European History, Early-Modern European History, Historiography etc.)
  11. If offered, successful applicants must confirm their intention to take up the Scholarship within one working week (five working days) of notification of the School of History’s intention to award them a Scholarship.
  12. Should, during the period of the Scholarship, a successful applicant also be the recipient of any other scholarship or grant of a like magnitude, he/she will be required to forego the award of School of History Scholarship but will retain the title.
  13. The Scholarship holder and his/her research supervisor may be required to submit up to two progress report(s) during the course of the year to the DGSC. If the progress reports are deemed unsatisfactory, the scholarship will be terminated.

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