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

February 2023

SFI Centre for Research Training - PhD scholarships in Machine Learning - closing date for applications 12th February 2023

PhD opportunity (x4 years, fully funded) - School of Nursing, Psychotherapy & Community Health - closing date for applications Sunday 19th February 2023

Dept of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs NI (DAERA) 3-year postgraduate research studentships - closing date 21st February 2023

March 2023

PhD opportunity (part-time study funded) - DCU Institute of Education: School of STEM Education Innovation and Global Studies / National Institute of Digital Learning - closing date for applications Wednesday 1st March 2023

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 LG15A 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.