Trinity College Dublin Offers PhD Scholarship in Medieval History for EU and Non-EU in Ireland, 2019

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Scholarship Description:

The Department of History, Trinity College Dublin is inviting applications for PhD Scholarship in Medieval History. Scholarships are awarded to EU and Non-EU students.

Host College/University:

The Department offers evening & short courses, undergraduate and postgraduate programs in History. Committed to the pursuit of excellence in both research and teaching, students of all backgrounds and levels are welcome into a challenging but friendly environment in which experienced and committed teachers and supervisors will enrich your experience of studying the past.

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Degree level:

Scholarship is available to study PhD programs.

Field of Study:

Scholarship is awarded to PhD on some aspect of the history of women, gender, and/or sexuality in the middle Ages under the supervision of Ruth Mazo Karras, Lecky Professor of History.

Scholarship Award: 

Annual stipend of €6,500 plus fees (EU or NON EU) for three years only.


Scholarships are awarded to EU and Non-EU students.

Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

The School of Histories and Humanities offers two research programs: a Doctoral Program leading to the PhD degree (3-4 years full time, 6 years part time) and a Research Master’s leading to the M.Litt. Degree (2 years full time, 3 years part time). PhD students complete a thesis of no more than 100,000 words. M.Litt. students write a thesis of no more than 60,000 words.

Doctoral students and M.Litt. Students undertake focused research with supervision. Potential applicants should prepare a proposal on an original research topic and approach a member of staff with appropriate expertise to act as supervisor for the project. Once a supervisor has been identified students must submit a formal application through the online admissions system.

English Language Requirements: 

All applicants whose first language is not English and who have not been educated through the medium of English must present one of the following qualifications in the English language:

  • IELTS: Grade 6.5 (No section less than 6.0)
  • TOEFL: 90 – internet based (with a written score of 21)
  • University of Cambridge:
  • Proficiency Certificate, Grade C or better (CEFR Level C1 or C2)
  • Advanced Certificate, Grade C or better (CEFR Level C1 or C2)
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic) – PTE Academic: a minimum score of 63 to be eligible (with no section score below 59).

Applying procedure Instructions:

Applications must comprise a personal statement, a CV with educational history, statement of research project, transcripts of degree results, and two academic references. All components must be submitted electronically by the closing date of 1 April 2018 to (NB not through the Trinity application system). Applications will not be considered complete until referees have submitted their references. All applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application. The successful candidate upon acceptance of the award will be invited to apply for their PhD place through the Trinity application system.

Scholarship Official Web Links:

Scholarship Link: ◄–

Scholarship Deadline:

April 1, 2019.

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