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TU Dublin Research Scholarship Programme 2019

Posted: 13 May, 2019

TU Dublin invites applications for the Research Scholarship Programme 2019, the purpose of which is to promote the exploration and application of knowledge.

The Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis, and research proposals should be aligned with core TU Dublin research areas:

  • Environment, Energy and Health
  • Information, Communications and Media Technologies
  • New Materials and Devices
  • Society, Culture and Enterprise

Details of the Scheme

The TU Dublin Research Scholar Award recognises the outstanding achievement by individual students and is only open to talented students who wish to pursue a PhD at TU Dublin on a Full-Time basis. 

Applications are invited from students of any higher education institution, in Ireland or internationally, who have previously applied to the Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship 2019 Programme of the Irish Research Council (IRC).

Successful candidates will be known as a TU Dublin Research Scholar and will be paid a stipend of €16,000 and €2,000 project costs, for each of the four years. 

A maximum of 10 scholarships will be awarded across TU Dublin. The university reserves the right to award as many of the ten awards as appropriate.

How to Apply

Applicants should submit a copy of the proposal previously submitted to the Irish Research Council (IRC) for the Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship 2019 Programme. Applicants should also provide a copy of the marks and feedback obtained, clearly indicating that they are from Round 1 or Round 2 of the Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship 2019 Programme.  The proposal and the marks and feedback should be sent as a PDF file to by noon (GMT), May 30th, 2019. The subject line of the email must read “GRS - 2019”. All applications received will be acknowledged by email within two working days. If no acknowledgement is received, the applicant is advised to contact

Applicants who previously submitted a proposal to the IRC to work in another Irish Institution should also submit a letter from the original proposed supervisor confirming support for an application to TU Dublin.  This letter must confirm that there are no intellectual property issues in moving to TU Dublin.  Such applicants must identify a supervisor from TU Dublin for the duration of their work.

The full details of the Call for applications, including eligibility criteria and assessment details are available in the TU Dublin Research Scholarship Programme 2019 Call