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PhD Scholarships

The 2021 Trinity College Dublin, PhD Scholarship programme for Nurses and Midwives.
A decade for building capacity in Nursing and Midwifery Research Scholarship

Applications Closed Wednesday 10th February 2021 at 13.00 hours Irish time


Thank you to all who have submitted an application the review process has now commenced

The School of Nursing and Midwifery is offering combination of funded full-time and part-time scholarships for entry into the PhD programme in September 2021.

Full-time PhD Scholarships offer full funding for three years with a stipend of €25,000 per annum plus EU academic fees. A contribution of 120 hours to the School is required by the holder of a Full-Time PhD Scholarship.

Part-time PhD Scholarships offer EU academic fees for six years on the part-time register (No contribution to the School is required).

The scholarships are open to registered nurses and midwives, who are excited by research, have a strong desire to discover new practices and knowledge through evidence-based approaches. The School of Nursing and Midwifery PhD Scholarship offers a pathway to nurses and midwives to conduct research that advances innovation in practice, integration of care or health systems and enhanced health outcomes in their chosen field of study. If you are already registered as a PhD student in TCD you must be on the first year of the register i.e. from September 2020. This applies to students registered Part-Time or Full-Time.

Prospective students are advised that they must secure the agreement and support of an academic member of staff in the school who will become the primary supervisor for the PhD in order for the application to be eligible for review. In addition, an online application to TCD to apply for the PhD programme must be submitted. The successful applicant must register with the School of Nursing and Midwifery.

If you have any application queries, please contact