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Postgraduate Funding Opportunities

All research applicants to the School must identify a research supervisor (academic member of staff) and project in advance of applying for funding.

Information regarding funding available for students on the research register within Trinity College Dublin may be found on the following web-link.

PhD Studentships in Transformative Pharmaceutical Technologies in 2021

The Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Transformative Pharmaceutical Technologies offered a total of 15 funded PhD studentships beginning 2021.

The Centre for Doctoral Training is a partnership between University College London, the University of Nottingham, and SSPC - the Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre for Pharmaceuticals. The CDT provides world-class PhD training to early career researchers. Our graduates have the knowledge and skill to take active molecules from drug discovery and design, and transform them into medicines to treat patients.

For more information on the CDT, please click here.

Government of Ireland Research Scholarships

Graduate research scholarships (M.Sc. and Ph.D. level) are available to outstanding students, by the Irish Research Council (IRC). Three types of such scholarships are currently available: Postgraduate Scholarship, Enterprise Partnership Scheme and Employment Based Postgraduate Programme. A formal call for submissions from interested students is advertised on the following webpage:

This funding is available up to four years to outstanding new or continuing postgraduate students who register to study towards a M.Sc. or Ph.D.

Applications must be made via the on-line system and forms are available from
Contact details:
Irish Research Council
First Floor, Brooklawn House
Crampton Avenue (off Shelbourne Road)
Dublin 4
Web site: