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 websiteA step by step guide for making your application can be found here.


Temporary measures in relation to Scholarship Exemption/obtaining PPS number - 26th May 2020


June 2021

PhD opportunities - ADAPT SFI Research Centre for AI Driven Digital Content Technology

PhD opportunities - SFI Centre for Research Training in Artificial Intelligence

External opportunity

Funding opps to continue academic path in Germany - June 2021


July 2021

PhD Scholarship in Education - DCU Institute of Education, School of Human development - closing date for applications Friday 16th July 2021 - Scholarship Application Form (Word)


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.