Ph.D. scholarship, sponsored by the Oblates of Mary Immaculate, Department of History, National University of Ireland, Maynooth
Terms and Conditions: 2012-15
The Department of History at The National University of Ireland, Maynooth is one of the principal centres for the teaching and research of History in Ireland. As part of its promotion of research, applications are invited for a three-year funded Ph.D. scholarship, sponsored by the Oblates of Mary Immaculate, and based in the Department of History.
The subject of the doctoral research project is the Oblates of Mary Immaculate and child-care in twentieth-century Ireland, with particular reference to the residential schools run by the Order.
Applicants must intend to pursue a PhD degree at the University. All applications for the scholarship should hold either:
Those who have commenced a research degree at NUI Maynooth prior to application will not be eligible to apply for this scholarship.
Value of the Scholarship
The award will comprise payment of fees plus a maintenance sum of €8000 per year for a maximum of three years.
Payment of Scholarships
Payments of funds under this Scholarship will be paid bi-annually by direct funds transfer into the scholar’s bank account.
Payments will be made every 6 months, with the normal payment schedule running as October and April.
The Scholarship holder will be expected to make an annual report by 30th June each year on their studies to their by their Supervisors and the Head of the History Department. Renewal of the scholarship will be conditional on a satisfactory level of progress.
The offer remains intact throughout the duration of the scholarship. However, should the department be dissatisfied with the scholar’s progress the Head of Department, in consultation with the sponsor, may revoke the funding.
Submitting an application
Applicants are advised to submit an expression of interest letter, a current Curriculum Vitae and a confidential reference from their academic mentor/director of research to Professor Marian Lyons, Room 53A, Department of History, Rhetoric House, National University of Ireland Maynooth, Maynooth, Co Kildare, by 12 noon Friday 29 June 2012.
Please mark envelope ‘Oblate doctoral scholarship’.
Interviews will be held Friday 6 July 2012.