February 1, 2015

Universities Ireland 2015 PhD History Bursary – Applications now open

Universities Ireland is offering one bursary to a student taking a PhD on a topic relating to the 1912-1923 period in Ireland, the decade of the First World War and the division of the island into the states of Ireland (Irish Free State) and Northern Ireland. Applications are particularly welcome this year from students undertaking work on the impact of the First World War or other events in 1915 on this island. Applicants will be required to write a short essay of 2,000 words outlining their proposed PhD research topic in an area related to the 1912-1923 period in Ireland.

This bursary is worth €20,000 and is open only to students wishing to undertake a PhD at an Irish or British university.

Application forms and guidance notes are available on the Universities Ireland
website (www.universitiesireland.ie).

APPLICATION AND ACCOMPANYING ESSAY IN BOTH ELECTRONIC AND HARD COPIES MUST BE RECEIVED NO LATER THAN 5PM ON FRIDAY 29 MAY 2015.

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