Bursaries & Scholarships

The aim of the North/South Scholarship scheme is to encourage outstanding students from the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland to cross the border to undertake postgraduate study and experience life in the other Irish jurisdiction.  This year, Universities Ireland will offer four scholarships, each worth €15,000.

The history bursaries support students undertaking postgraduate study on a topic relating to the 1912-1923 period in Ireland, the decade of the First World War and the division of the island into the states of Ireland (Irish Free State) and Northern Ireland.  This year, Universities Ireland will offer two scholarships, each worth €13,000.

Strict eligibility rules apply – please see the Guidance for Applicants.

North/South Postgraduate Scholarships

North/South Postgraduate Scholarships

The winners of the 2019 North/South Postgraduate Scholarships are: RebekahCrossan, Derry is completing an MPhil in Modern Irish History in TCD Alexander Cupples, Loughbrickland is completing a MA in the Beginnings of Irish Christianity in UCC Siobhan Kelly,  Dublin is completing a MA in Arts Management in QUB Clare Lyons, Dublin is completing an MFAContinue reading North/South Postgraduate Scholarships

PhD History Bursary

History Bursary

The winners of the 2019 History Bursary: Benjamin Ragan, Olympia, USA Benjamin will complete his PhD in Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick.  The title of his research is Supernaturalism in the Remembrance and Folklore of the Irish Revolution. Catherine Rooney, Newry Catherine will complete her PhD in University College Cork.  The title of herContinue reading History Bursary