DCU Business School PhD Scholarship

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DCU Business School is now open for applications for a PhD scholarship which will provide support for full time PhD study. The DCU Business School PhD Scholarship is open to applicants who register in Year 1 of the full time PhD programme at DCU Business School for the 2021/22 academic year. Applications must be received, in full, by 12 mid-day GMT on Monday 16th August 2021.

This PhD programme combines scholarly theory-building with a strong applied focus.  Research scholars work under the supervision of academic experts and are an important part of DCU Business School’s vibrant research community. The scholarship will allow the successful student to undertake research in one of the following academic groups:

– Work, Psychology & Strategy
– Enterprise & Innovation
– Financial & Operational Performance

Further details on the academic groups in DCU Business School, including faculty profiles, research interests and publications, are available here: https://business.dcu.ie/academic-staff/

DCU Business School PhD Scholarship

The following scholarship type will be awarded:

A scholarship with an annual stipend of €15,000 per annum (for a maximum of four years); payment of PhD fees (for a maximum of four years); and up to €5,000 to support research activity (over the four year period).

Eligibility Criteria

Successful applicants are required to meet the PhD eligibility criteria of DCU: https://www.dcu.ie/registry/making-postgraduate-research-application

The award will commence on 1st October 2021. Successful scholars will be required to engage in, on average, six hours of relevant academic service per week.  This service may take the form of tutorials, lectures, grading, research assistance or other relevant activities deemed appropriate to the scholar’s personal and professional development.

Scholarship Guidelines

All applicants are required to submit a fully completed 2021 DCU Business School PhD Scholarship Application Form.

For details on the requirements for the research proposal, please go see the following article: Writing a Research Proposal.

Applications should be submitted as a single PDF file by email to DCU Business School Research Officer Ruth Finnegan: dcubsresearch@dcu.ie

Submission Dates

Applications must be received, in full, by 12 mid-day GMT on Monday 16th August 2021.

Candidates will be advised of the outcome by Thursday 2nd September 2021.

Interviews will be held during the week of 6th September 2021.

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