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PhD Research Scholarships - Dean's Scholarship

PhD Research Scholarships
Dean’s Scholarships, Kemmy Business School
University of Limerick
The Kemmy Business School at University of Limerick is currently accepting applications for two Dean’s Scholarships for a fulltime PHD programme to be undertaken at the School.  Applications are invited across all the disciplines of the School. It is essential that applicants have engaged with a potential supervisor in the preparation of their research proposal, and have their agreement  to supervise the PhD if successful in the Scholarship competition.  A full list of the areas of research expertise within the School may be found here. 

The competition is open to prospective students who aim to enrol in 2018[i], and will cover fees and a stipend of €1,000 per month for years one to four of a traditional or structured PhD programme, subject to satisfactory progress, etc. Scholarship holders are expected to undertake a limited amount of formative academic duties in the School in addition to pursuing their doctoral studies.

Interested applicants should submit the following material to rebecca.gachet@ul.ie  
  • A completed application form (form may be downloaded  here)
  • A cover letter and cv
  • A research proposal of approximately 2,000 words, including the following elements:
    • Abstract (300 words, approx.)
    • Aims, objectives and central research questions
    • Methodology including details of any specialist knowledge/data required
    • Research schedule and timeline
    • Where the project fits within the current literature
    • Dissemination plans and potential impact
  • Name(s)  of potential KBS supervisor(s) 
  • Two letters of reference.
The closing date is May 31, 2017. For further information, please contact either:

[i] and students currently enrolled in year one of a PhD programme at the School as of May 31, 2017