Applications are invited for Fully Funded PhD Scholarship at Trinity College Dublin in Ireland. Application is open for International Students to pursue PhD Degree in Political Science for 2018-2019 academic year.

The aim of this scholarships is to encourage and support academically able and talented students.

Deadline:March 2018 (For September 2018 Intake)
Study in:
Providers:

Trinity College Dublin

Course Level: PhD programme
Field of Study: Political Science – Comparative European politics, European Union politics, and policies, incl. the European Court of Justice, Irish politics, African politics, Electoral systems and political parties, Legislative politics, International conflict, Politics of climate change, Political theory

Benefits for Fully Funded PhD Scholarship:

  • The Department of Political Science normally admits six students per year, and typically provides financial support in the form of tuition grants, stipends, teaching and research assistant ships, and support for postgraduate conference and research travel.

    Nationality: International students are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

    Number of Scholarships: The Department of Political Science normally admits six students per year.

    Scholarship can be taken in the Ireland

    Eligibility for Fully Funded PhD Scholarship: 

    Eligible Countries:  Students from all around the world are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

    Entrance Requirements: University seeks outstanding and motivated graduates for entry to our doctoral programme. Applicants are particularly welcome from students who wish to conduct research in areas in which the Department has particular research strengths: comparative European politics, European Union politics and policies, European Law, Irish politics, public policies, electoral systems, political parties including extreme right parties, public opinion and electoral behavior, the politics of international law, international organisations, and political theory. The Department also invites applications from students whose research develops innovative quantitative methods, such as the quantitative analysis of political texts, as this is another strong area of research among staff.Successful applicants must have a good honours degree in political science or a related discipline. The Department of Political Science seeks to recruit a varied mix of students from different disciplinary, cultural and educational backgrounds. We are looking for bright, hard-working students who want to prepare themselves to undertake good quality and interesting research in an area where the department has expertise.

    The research interests of staff cover a wide range of subject areas from transitions to democracy through political philosophy to the politics of electoral systems and the Department has gained international renown for its work in all of these areas.

    English Language Requirements: All applicants whose first language is not English and who have not been educated through the medium of English must present one of the following qualifications in the English language:

    • IELTS: Grade 6.5 (No section less than 6.0)
    • TOEFL: 90 – internet based (with a written score of 21)
    • University of Cambridge:
    • Proficiency Certificate, Grade C or better (CEFR Level C1 or C2)
    • Advanced Certificate, Grade C or better (CEFR Level C1 or C2)
    • Pearson Test of English (Academic) – PTE Academic: a minimum score of 63 to be eligible (with no section score below 59)

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