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1 February 2023  


Other Doctoral Scholarships

NUI E J Phelan Fellowship in International Law

NUI E J Phelan Fellowship in International Law recipient Pearce Clancy

NUI E J Phelan Fellowship in International Law recipient Pearce Clancy

This Fellowship, funded by a special bequest from the late Mr Edward J Phelan and Mrs Fernande Phelan was first awarded in 2002, and is normally offered in alternate years. The Fellowship is intended to encourage and support a doctoral candidate of proven academic excellence at an advanced stage of their studies towards a doctoral degree in any area of International Law, in a constituent university of NUI. It is expected that the research undertaken will result in a substantial contribution to knowledge worthy of publication.

The NUI E J Phelan Fellowship in International Law is valued at €25,000 and open to a doctoral student in any area of International Law for a period of up to 18 months.

Applicants do not need to hold an NUI degree in order to be eligible for this Fellowship; however, they do need to be registered in an NUI constituent university.

A list of these institutions is available here.

In 2022, the NUI E J Phelan Fellowship in International Law was awarded to Pearce Clancy, a student of University of Galway. The Fellowship will support his research on ‘Permanent Neutrality in International Law’.

Find out more about some recent recipients of the NUI E J Phelan Fellowship in International Law on our NUI Awards Alumni page.

 

NUI Dr Mary L Thornton Scholarship and Prize in Education

NUI Dr Mary L Thornton Scholarship 2021 recipient, Tazila Ramputh, Maynooth University

NUI Dr Mary L Thornton Scholarship 2021 recipient, Tazila Ramputh, Maynooth University – find out more about her research


These awards are funded by a bequest from the late Dr Mary L Thornton.

The Scholarship is valued at €6,000 and the Prize is valued at €1,000. The Scholarship and Prize are intended to encourage doctoral research in the field of education, including the study of higher education, within the constituent universities, linked colleges and Recognised Colleges of the NUI. NUI would wish, through the Scholarship and Prize, to encourage research related to Irish higher education and accordingly, preference will be given to applications in this area. However, applications will be accepted in relation to projects in any area of educational research.

Applicants do not need to hold an NUI degree in order to be eligible for this Scholarship and Prize, however, they must have been accepted, or have applied for admission, to a research degree at doctoral level in the field of Education in a constituent university or recognised college or college linked with a constituent university of NUI.