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

January 2022

PhD Scholarship in Education - DCU Institute of Education, School of Human development - closing date for applications Monday 17th January 2022Scholarship Application Form (Word)

February 2022

PhD scholarship - Centre for Research Training in Machine Learning - deadline for applications 5pm, Friday 4th February 2022

PhD opportunities - National Centre for Family Business (NCFB) - DCU Business School - closing date for submissions Monday 28th February 2022


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.