National University of Ireland Travelling Studentships for Research, 2012 Ireland

The Travelling Studentship Scheme, funded by the University from its own resources, has been in existence since 1910. The Travelling Studentships Scheme has as its main objectives: to encourage the most able students in the NUI federal system to pursue research to enable these students to undertake postgraduate research abroad towards a doctoral degree to attract these scholars back eventually to enrich the learning community within NUI While traditionally it has been the practice that holders of Travelling Studentships should be registered abroad for their studies, it is also permissible for the holder to register in an NUI institution and complete a doctorate within NUI, where the research programme involves a substantial period, or periods, abroad.

-Candidates must be holders of an honours bachelor degree of the National University of Ireland in the relevant discipline in which they wish to apply -In the Humanities and Social Sciences, candidates must have obtained First Class Honours in the honours bachelor degree as a whole or in a subject/specialisation of the degree, or First Class Honours in a taught masters degree, or a masters degree by research. -In the Sciences, candidates must have obtained First Class Honours in the honours bachelor degree, or First Class Honours in a taught masters degree, or a masters degree by research.The following exception applies: graduates of the MB BCh BAO and BDS must have obtained Second Class Honours in the honours bachelor degree or Second Class Honours in a taught masters degree or a masters degree by research.Regulations for NUI Travelling Studentships Scheme 2012 -Candidates who have commenced doctoral degrees must be at an early stage of their studies. -Full-time members of staff of the Constituent Universities and Recognised Colleges of the NUI or of other higher education institutions are not eligible to apply for these awards. -Previous recipients of full NUI Travelling Studentships or the E J Phelan Fellowship in International Law are not eligible to apply

Scholarship Deadline: March 30, 2012

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