Scholarships & Opportunities

All postgraduate research applications to DCU are processed through the University's Student Application Portal. Before applying, we recommend that you read the information below. General information on making an application is available from the Registry website. A step by step guide for making your application can be found here.


Note temporary measures in relation to the scholarship exemption - May 2020

September 2021

PhD opportunity - DCU Institute of Education - Michael Jordan Postgraduate Fellowship - closing date 30th September 2021

October 2021

IRC GOI 2022 Postgraduate Call - closing date for applications Thursday 21st October 2021


Other 2021 research opportunities

Faculty of Science and Health research opportunities

PhD opportunities - ADAPT PhD Studentship Opportunities 

PhD opportunities - SFI Centre for Research Training in Artificial Intelligence

PhD Research - EPSRC & SFI Centre for Doctoral Training in Advanced Metallic Systems (AMSCDT). Start date September 2021.

External opportunity

Funding opps to continue academic path in Germany

Each postgraduate research student, full-time or part-time, can apply in the period of his or her studentship for a Conference and Travel Grant from the DCU Research Committee. The scheme is administered through the Graduate Studies Office (GSO), based in LG13 in the McNulty Building. 

Details of the Student Grant Scheme are available on the SUSI website. The website also provides details of other scholarship and bursary schemes available.