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

May 2022

School of Chemical Sciences and Water Institute - 2 x PhD positions in Microfluidic Sensors for Water Analysis - deadline for applications Wednesday 25th May

Master's by Research opportunity with with the School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering. Closing date for submissions: May 31st 2022

PhD opportunities - EPSRC & SFI Centre for Doctoral Training in Advanced Metallic Systems (AMSCDT). Positions to start September 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.