PhD Scholarship at University of Limerick in Ireland, 2018

Scholarship Description:

The University of Limerick is is inviting applications for PESS Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme. The purpose of the PESS Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme is to support full-time PhD students beginning studies in September 2018.

Host College/University:

The University of Limerick is a university in Limerick, Ireland. Founded in 1972 as the National Institute for Higher Education, Limerick, it became a university in 1989 in accordance with the University of Limerick Act 1989.

Degree level:

Scholarships are available for pursuing PhD programme.

Field of Study:

Scholarships are awarded to study Physical Education and Sports Sciences.

Scholarship Award:

Four-year PhD inclusive of fees (approx. €5,000 per annum) and bursary valued at (€13,000 per annum).


Citizens of Ireland are eligible to apply. Scholarship can be taken in Ireland.

Eligibility Criteria:

The successful applicant must be a new research student (i.e., are not currently registered as a postgraduate student in UL), and must be willing to take up the scholarship by the beginning of the first academic semester, September 2018.

Applying procedure Instructions:

Applicants are requested to submit an application of no more than 2000 words outlining their research proposal including a year by year progression outline and project deliverables. This application document is a space where applicants have the opportunity, to respond to each of the three evaluation criteria for this scholarship: 1) alignment with PESS research theme(s); 2) quality of scholar; 3) quality of the supervisory team.

How to Apply:

Applications should be submitted electronically.

Scholarship Official Web Links:

Scholarship Link: ◄–

Scholarship Deadline:

June 18, 2018.

Scholarships for International Students

One thought on “PhD Scholarship at University of Limerick in Ireland, 2018”

  1. hallo, my name is christina dinda from Kenya. am currently done with my course work and now working on my project which i will defend by the end of July.
    i would like to ask whether am legible to apply for this scholarship since the semester begins by September and by then i will be done with the project and one course i am left with

    kindly advise

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