PhD Studentships in History and Geography at Dublin City University

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PhD Studentships in History and Geography at Dublin City University

The School of History and Geography at Dublin City University is now inviting applications from qualified UK/EU and international students for Ph.D. Scholarships. Studentships are awarded in the field of History and Geography.

They invite applicants willing to undertake Ph.D. research in any area of Irish History, Environmental History, the History of Science and Medicine, Modern European History and Irish urban or rural historical Geography, Irish geomorphology, Irish water resources, remote sensing, and geopolitics.

The School of History and Geography at Dublin City University is a research-active school with a vigorous faculty willing to supervise Ph.D. students on topics in their areas of research expertise.

Short Details:

  • Type: PhD
  • Location: Dublin
  • Funding for: Irish Students; UK Students, EU Students, International Students
  • Start Date: 26th April 2018
  • Time: Full Time

The deadline for submitting applications is 14 June 2018.

Eligibility Criteria:

In order to be eligible you must:

  • Successful candidates will be required to apply formally to be admitted as Ph.D. students by the University.
  • They may also need to show proficiency in the English language.
  • Successful candidates will begin their studies in late September 2018 and are expected to be normally resident in Dublin for the duration of the program.
  • Studentship is available for Irish Students; UK Students, EU Students, International Students.
  • Prospective applicants are requested to make informal contact with the member of staff whose research area covers their proposed doctoral work in advance of an application. For faculty research interests, see: http://www.dcu.ie/historygeography/people/index.shtml 

Application Procedures:

To apply the applicants must submit all the required documents as the following:

  • Applicants should send a full CV with contact details for 2 referees, the grades achieved in their undergraduate, and, where pertinent, their Masters’ degree with copies of transcripts, and a research proposal (c. 2000 words).
  • Candidates should also indicate their prospective supervisor.
  • Applications should be sent, by email, to kelly-at-dcu.ie

Benefits:

Outstanding candidates will  be offered scholarships valued between €21,000 and €27,000, which covers all tuition fees, (EU or non-EU), plus an annual stipend for living expenses of €15,000pa, (which is usually tax free, after some Revenue formalities) for up to 4 years, subject to satisfactory academic progress, which will be reviewed annually.

As well as a tax-free stipend, they may support their students with limited funding for conference and research travel. The School also provides its Ph.D. students opportunity to participate in the teaching of the School.

For more information: visit the website

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