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 2022 North/South Postgraduate Scholarships are: Catherine Quinn, Galway is completing a Masters in Law at Queen’s University Belfast Hannah McKeown, Belfast is completing a Masters in Project Management in University College Dublin Penny McGovern, Westport is completing a MA in Film at Queen’s University Belfast Rosalind Skillen, Belfast is completing aContinue reading North/South Postgraduate Scholarships

PhD History Bursary

History Bursary

The winners of the 2022 History Bursary: Stephen Kelly, Limerick Stephen will complete his PhD in Mary Immaculate College, Limerick.  The title of his research is British Military counter-insurgency in the 18th Brigade area during the Irish War of Independence 1919-1921. Cormac Keenan, Derry Cormac will complete his PhD in Dublin City University.  The titleContinue reading History Bursary