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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.

Panoz Pharmaceutical Innovation PhD Scholarships

The Panoz Scholarship Programme is designed to promote leadership in pharmaceutical innovation and to support outstanding young scholars to study Pharmaceutical Sciences in Trinity. We are seeking to recruit three outstanding student scientists to a unique four year fully funded structured PhD. All students on the programme will receive training in research integrity, will be exposed to world leading speakers in the School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Seminar Series and will take one of the full Postgraduate Certificates in Innovation offered by Tangent as they develop their PhD projects.

Information on the three exciting projects we are recruiting for is here.

PhD Studentships in Transformative Pharmaceutical Technologies in 2021

The Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Transformative Pharmaceutical Technologies is offering a total of 15 funded PhD studentships beginning 2021. Candidates should have, or expect to obtain, a first or upper-second class degree, or international equivalent, in pharmacy, chemistry, engineering, physics, biology, mathematics or related sciences, or a relevant Masters qualification.

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 and funded studentships in pharmaceutical technologies, 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: