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 2021 North/South Postgraduate Scholarships are: Aidan O’Riain, Cellbridge, Co Kildare is completing a MSc in Experimental Medicine at Queen’s University Belfast Bridget Moylan, Tulsk, Co Roscommon is completing a MSc in International Public Policy at Queen’s University Belfast Joanna Gallagher, Holywood, Co Down is completing a MSc in Food Security PolicyContinue reading North/South Postgraduate Scholarships

PhD History Bursary

History Bursary

The winners of the 2021 History Bursary: Maria Kane, Dublin Maria will complete her PhD in Trinity College Dublin.  The title of her research is Though we might not have been beaten we would not have won ‘The Irish White Cross Society’s national program for relief and reconstruction, 1921-1928. Jack Traynor, Haggardstown, Co Louth JackContinue reading History Bursary