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1 February 2023  


Post-Doctoral and Early Career Awards and Grants


NUI Grant Scheme for Early Career Academics
Fulbright-NUI Scholar Award
Government of Ireland - NUI Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Rural Development
NUI Post-Doctoral Fellowship in the Humanities
NUI Dr Garret FitzGerald Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Higher Education Studies
NUI Post-Doctoral Fellowship in the Sciences and Engineering
NUI Dr Éamon De Valera Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Mathematical Sciences
Comhaltacht Iardhochtúireachta OÉ sa Léann Éireannach agus Ceilteach /
NUI Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Irish and Celtic Studies


NUI Grant Scheme for Early Career Academics

NUI is delighted to offer the NUI Grant Scheme for Early Career Academics in 2023. This Scheme offers Grants to scholars based in NUI member institutions, to support the organisation of an international conference or symposium. The Grants will range from €2,000 to €5,000.

The proposed conference/symposium can be an in-person or virtual event, and must take place before the end of 2023. Candidates do not need to hold an NUI degree to be eligible to apply, but must have a current affiliation with a member institution of the NUI federation.

Find out more about some recent recipients of NUI Grants for Early Career Academics on our NUI Awards Alumni page.

NUI Grant Scheme for Early Career Academics Downloads
Application Form (134kb)
Regulations (188kb)

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Fulbright-NUI Scholar Award

Fulbright Logo

 

The Fulbright Irish Scholar Awards 2024-2025 will open for applications in August 2023.

For more information, view the information sheet below, or visit the Fulbright Ireland website.

 

In 2022, NUI and the Fulbright Commission awarded three Fulbright-NUI Scholar Awards.

  1. Dr Colette Murray will travel to Arizona State University to conduct research in the field of Education
  2. Dr Ross Gildea will travel to Columbia University to conduct research in the field of International Relations
  3. Dr Clíodhna McHugh will travel to Harvard Medical School to conduct research in the field of Medical Sciences

Fulbright-NUI Scholar Dr Colette Murray

Fulbright-NUI Scholar Dr Colette Murray

Fulbright-NUI Scholar Dr Ross Gildea

Fulbright-NUI Scholar Dr Ross Gildea

Fulbright-NUI Scholar Dr Clíodhna McHugh

Fulbright-NUI Scholar Dr Clíodhna McHugh

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fulbright-NUI Scholar Award Downloads

Infomation sheet (119kb)

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Government of Ireland - NUI Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Rural Development

Dr Lucas Olmedo

Dr Lucas Olmedo

In 2022, NUI was delighted to work with the Department of Rural and Community Development to offer the Government of Ireland-NUI Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Rural Development. This two-year Fellowship supports post-doctoral research in rural development, specifically research which supports the objectives of the Nationwide Rural Development Policy 2021-2025, Our Rural Future.

Dr Lucas Olmedo, a graduate of UCC, was awarded the Fellowship and will conduct research entitled ‘Mapping Social Enterprises and their Impact on Sustainable Rural Development in Ireland’ in the School of Business and Law in UCC.

 

 

 

 

 

NUI Post-Doctoral Fellowship in the Humanities

Dr Aphrodite Papachristodoulou, recipient of the NUI Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Humanities

Dr Aphrodite Papachristodoulou, recipient of the NUI Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Humanities

In 2022, one NUI Post-Doctoral Fellowship in the Humanities was offered to NUI graduates in all branches of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences.

NUI Post-Doctoral Fellowships are supported by a special NUI Fund. The main purpose of these Fellowships is to encourage and support doctoral graduates of proven academic excellence to advance their scholarly research. It is expected that the research undertaken will result in a substantial contribution to knowledge, worthy of publication, and contribute to the learning culture in the constituent institutions.

In 2022, the NUI Post-Doctoral Fellowship in the Humanities was awarded to Dr Aphrodite Papachristodoulou, a graduate of UCD. She will conduct research entitled ‘AI Technologies in Maritime Border Management: The Panopticon of Migration’ in the School of Law in University of Galway.

Find out more about some recent recipients of NUI Post-Doctoral Fellowships in the Humanities on our NUI Awards Alumni page.

 

 

 

 


NUI Dr Garret FitzGerald Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Higher Education Studies

Dr Niamh O’Mahoney, recipient of the NUI Dr Garret FitzGerald Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Higher Education Studies

Dr Niamh O’Mahoney, recipient of the NUI Dr Garret FitzGerald Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Higher Education Studies

In 2022, the NUI Dr Garret FitzGerald Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Higher Education Studies was offered to NUI graduates.

This Fellowship was established to honour the memory of the late Chancellor of the National University of Ireland. The objective of the Fellowship is, on the basis of original and independent research, to expand knowledge in the field of Higher Education Studies, and provide constructive and meaningful contributions to issues of contemporary societal significance. The published research is expected to initiate and/or contribute to regional or national debate.

In 2022, the NUI Dr Garret FitzGerald Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Higher Education Studies was awarded to Dr Niamh O’Mahoney, a graduate of University College Cork. Niamh will use the Fellowship to conduct research in UCC on the learning experience of neurodiverse students in tertiary STEM education.

Find out more about some recent recipients of NUI Post-Doctoral Fellowships on our NUI Awards Alumni page.

 

 

NUI Post-Doctoral Fellowship in the Sciences and Engineering

In 2021, one NUI Post-Doctoral Fellowship in the Sciences and Engineering was offered to NUI graduates, at a value of just over €80,000, plus Research Support Funding totalling €10,000.

Find out more about recent recipients of NUI Post-Doctoral Fellowships on our NUI Awards Alumni page.

 

NUI Dr NUI Dr Éamon De Valera Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Mathematical Sciences

Dr Caitríona M. Collins, recipient of the NUI Post-Doctoral Fellowship in the Sciences 2019


In 2021, NUI commemorated the centenary of the election of Éamon de Valera as Chancellor of the National University of Ireland. To mark this occasion, NUI offered a special NUI Dr Éamon De Valera Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Mathematical Sciences.

Find out more about some recent recipients of NUI Post-Doctoral Fellowships on our NUI Awards Alumni page.

 

 

 


Comhaltacht Iardhochtúireachta OÉ sa Léann Éireannach agus Ceilteach

Cuireadh an Chomhaltacht Iardhochtúireachta seo, maoinithe ag Ciste Adam Boyd Simpson agus Eleanor Boyd, ar fáil do chomórtas i measc céimithe OÉ in 2016.

Is é €80,000 an luach a bhí ar an gComhaltacht (€40,000 in aghaidh na bliana ar feadh dhá bhliain).

Is é príomhchuspóir na Comhaltachta seo ná chun spreagadh agus tacaíocht a thabhairt d’iarrthóir iardhochtúireachta ar shárchaighdeán acadúil a dtaighde scolártha a chur chun cinn i réimse an Léinn Éireannaigh agus Cheiltigh. Beifear ag súil gurb é toradh an taighde ná go gcuirfear go mór leis an eolas agus gur fiú é a fhoilsiú agus go gcuirfear leis an gcultúr foghlama sna comh-institiúidí.

 

NUI Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Irish / Celtic Studies

This Post-Doctoral Fellowship, funded by the Adam Boyd Simpson and the Eleanor Boyd Fund, was offered for competition amongst NUI graduates in 2016.


The value of the Fellowship was €80,000 (€40,000 a year for two years).

The main purpose of this Fellowship is to encourage and support a post-doctoral graduate of proven academic excellence to advance their scholarly research in the area of Irish / Celtic Studies. It is expected that the research undertaken will result in a substantial contribution to knowledge, worthy of publication, and contribute to the learning culture in the constituent institutions.