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Postgraduate Funding Opportunities

Postgraduate Funding Opportunities 2016/17

PhD opportunities and fellowships in the School will be announced in early 2017 for a start date in the 2017/18 academic year!

Scholarships in Culture and Communication: Updated Closing Date for Applications!! 
The Fellowship, which includes EU fees and maintenance (of €15,000 per annum) for three years will allow the holder to pursue doctoral research. Projects will be evaluated in terms of individual merit. Topics are open, but particular attention will be given to applications in one of the following areas of specialism:
• embodiment and sexuality
• early modern, enlightenment, and Gothic literatures
• contemporary writing
• Irish and American literatures or cultures
• creative writing
Successful applicants will be required to provide a maximum of six tutorial hours per week in lieu of the Teaching Fellowship.
For further information, please contact Prof. Margaret Harper, Head of English, School of Culture and Communication (email: or Dr Tadhg Ó hIfearnáin, Head of School, School of Culture & Communication (email: