The School of Allied Health is offering two structured PhD Scholarships. The scholarships have been awarded to research groups within the school:
- ANCIR (Acquired Neurological Conditions Integrated Research ) group. Title: “Designing an OPTImum COGnitive intervention for people of working age after Stroke (OPTI-COGS)” led by Dr Sara Hayes, Dr Pauline Boland, and Prof Susan Coote
- SLCN (Speech, Language and Communication Needs) research group. Title: “A feasibility study for the implementation of collaborative co-designed curriculum-based interventions for children with developmental speech and language disorders” led by Dr Carol-Anne Murphy, Prof Sue Franklin, and Dr Aileen Wright
Students are invited to apply for these scholarships.
- Two full structured PhD fee waivers for 4 years and annual stipend of €16000 with some funding for travel/consumables.
Deadline for receipt of application: 20th July 2018
Terms of the Awards:
- To be eligible for these scholarships applicants must be planning to register as a postgraduate student on the EHS Structured PhD in September 2018.Scholarships may be held for up to 4 years (PhD), subject to available funding and the student’s continued satisfactory academic progress.
- Scholarship recipients must register full-time in the School of Allied Health.
- The supervisory team must primarily be members of the School of Allied Health.
- Successful applicants must take up the scholarship by the beginning of the first semester AY 2018/19.
- Selection panel decisions will be final and not open to review. Applicants will be given a maximum of ten working days to decide whether to take up the scholarship, once offered. If the scholarship is not taken up it will be re-allocated on the basis of merit points to the next highest applicant. The panel will have the right to agree that low quality applications may be judged as non-fundable, and a scholarship will not be offered in that instance.
- Being in receipt of an externally funded scholarship or stipend will not affect the value of the School scholarships, provided that external funding does not exceed €5,000. Scholarship recipients must inform the Head of the School of Allied Health in writing upon receipt of such additional funding.
- Successful applicants will be notified by the 3rd week in July and must proceed to register for their degree programme.
Application Process: Please submit an electronic copy of your application including all attachments to Mairead Gavin, Administrator, School of Allied Health, University of Limerick, Limerick at firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline for receipt of applications is June 30th 2018 at 12 noon.
- School of Allied Health Scholarship Application Form
- Curriculum Vitae
- Transcript showing degree/s and year/s of award
- References x 2
Applicants will receive email confirmation that their application has been received.
Mairead Gavin, Administrator, School of Allied Health
Email: email@example.com or Ph. 061 234301
Prof Susan Coote, Chair SAH Research committee
firstname.lastname@example.org 061 234 278
For ANCIR group project:
Dr. Sara Hayes
For SLCN research group project:
*Applicants due to complete their programmes this academic year are eligible to apply. If a scholarship is awarded to a candidate with results pending the award will be made conditional on the successful completion of the programme. An official final transcript must be submitted before the scholarship will be awarded.