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PhD/MRes Scholarships in Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies

5 May 2020

Deadline on Monday, 13th July, 2020.

PhD Scholarship in Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies at the School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, University College Cork

 

The Department of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies, University College Cork, is pleased to invite applications for two PhD scholarships (Full-time PhD or MRes) to be taken up from October 2020 or January 2021.   

 

The PhD Scholarship in Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies is awarded on the basis of academic excellence to a student proposing to conduct, or already conducting, research in any of the wide range of disciplines, thematic areas and regions covered by the Department, which include, but are not limited to:

 

  • Catalan Studies;
  • Cultural Studies;
  • Galician Studies;
  • Gender and Violence;
  • Golden Age Studies;
  • Iberian Peninsula;
  • Latin America
    • Mexico
    • the Caribbean
    • Southern Cone;
  • Modern History and Politics;
  • Literature;
  • Memory Studies;
  • Theatre;
  • Translation Studies;
  • Visual Culture and Film

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We also welcome applications from those interested in comparative topics, which might include comparisons between the literature, film or culture of different language areas, subject to the availability of relevant expertise in the School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures.  

For further information on the dynamic research culture within the Department of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies, and the research expertise of our staff, please follow this link. For entry requirements, visit this link.

 

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The scholarship will cover registration fees for a full-time PhD or MRes as well as small stipend (1,790 euros) divided into 12 monthly payments. In return, the successful applicant will be expected to contribute 4-5 hours per week of language and/or tutorial teaching to undergraduates during term-time, as well as full-time dedication to their research project. The scholarship will be tenable for up to three years for the PhD and one year for the MRes, subject to an annual performance review and funding permitting. Please note that applications for full-time postgraduate study will be prioritised but part-time applications pro-rata may also be considered. 

Applicants should both submit an online application for a PhD or MRes in Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies via www.ucc.ie/apply in advance of the deadline, as well as filling in this form:

 

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You are advised to identify a potential supervisor and to discuss your project proposal with a member of staff in the Department of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies before applying.

The deadline for applications is Monday, 13th July, 2020.

For further information: Postgraduate Advisor, Dr. Cara Levey (c.levey@ ucc.ie)

 

 

 

Department of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies

First Floor - Block B East O'Rahilly Building University College Cork Ireland

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