John & Pat Hume Doctoral Awards 2023-24, Maynooth College, Eire
Established in honour of John Hume, an alumnus of Maynooth College, and in recognition of his necessary contribution to Eire, the John & Pat Hume Doctoral Awards are provided throughout all disciplines at Maynooth College. There’s one sort of award this 12 months providing €18,500 stipend, €2,000 for analysis bills plus charges for 4 years.
The decision for John & Pat Hume Doctoral Awards opens at 2pm, Wednesday, thirtieth November 2022 and closes at 12 midnight on Monday, thirtieth January 2023
Functions ought to be made on-line through a non-public PAC portal – John & Pat Hume PAC Utility Portal
Maynooth College has established a global repute for excellence in analysis and research-led educating throughout the humanities, humanities, social sciences and science and engineering. In assist of our mission to advertise analysis and educating, a spread of postgraduate analysis awards can be found for suitably certified potential doctoral college students throughout all disciplines. Maynooth College goals to replicate the variety of the group we serve, and welcomes purposes from all people, specifically, from people who find themselves considerably under-represented in postgraduate larger training.
DESCRIPTION OF JOHN & PAT HUME DOCTORAL AWARDS
John & Pat Hume Doctoral Awards
John & Pat Hume doctoral awards might be provided to profitable doctoral candidates with demonstrated excellence in tutorial course work and analysis. Consideration might be given to the relevance of the proposed doctoral analysis to departmental and college analysis priorities. Candidates will even be anticipated to have some prior non-academic engagement similar to volunteering, outreach actions or related, according to the college’s strategic plan.
Every award provided is a 4 12 months scholarship, beneath is the worth for annually of examine.
Hume Fellow Scholarship
- Award Stipend: €18,500
- Analysis bills: €2,000
- Charges*: Full charges paid
- Open to Full-time college students
*Profitable candidates should pay the coed levy in accordance with Maynooth College laws
John & Pat Hume: Equality, Range and Inclusion Doctoral Awards
As a part of our dedication to equality, variety and inclusion (EDI), Maynooth College funds three Hume EDI Doctoral awards yearly in areas the place there’s important under-representation, together with ladies in STEM, and the Maynooth Entry Programme (MAP) goal teams highlighted in our Strategic Plan 2018- 2022.
Girls in STEM (WISH) Hume Fellow Scholarship
As a part of the Athena SWAN initiative, Maynooth College funds two Girls in STEM Hume (WISH) Fellow scholarships yearly. The WISH Fellow Scholarship purpose to encourage ladies to take up a profession in science, expertise, engineering or arithmetic by analysis.
Awards might be provided to the highest two ranked feminine doctoral candidates with demonstrated excellence in tutorial course work and analysis. All candidates are topic to the eligibility necessities as said within the John & Pat Hume Doctoral Awards Scheme Phrases and Situations.
The WISH Fellow Scholarship can be found for STEM analysis initiatives, with explicit precedence given to departments through which feminine college students are underrepresented. These embody: Chemistry, Pc Science, Digital Engineering, Experimental Physics and Theoretical Physics.
All eligible purposes for WISH Fellow Scholarship will even be thought of routinely for the John &
Pat Hume doctoral awards. Just one award could also be held by every profitable applicant. The worth of the WISH Fellow Scholarship is €20,500 (€18,500 stipend and €2,000 bills) plus full charges for 4 years.
Maynooth College Entry Programme (MAP) Hume Scholarship
The Maynooth College Entry Programme (MAP) Hume scholarship goals to encourage individuals from communities and teams underrepresented in larger training, and who usually face boundaries to participation and success in larger training, to take up a profession in analysis.
The award might be provided to profitable doctoral candidates with demonstrated excellence in tutorial course work and analysis. This award is out there to candidates who’re underrepresented in larger training together with;
• Entrants to larger training from socio-economic teams which have low participation inhigher training (entered by Increased Training Entry Route – HEAR and/or supported by a Increased Training Establishment Entry Workplace/Programme);
• First time, mature college students;
• College students with disabilities (entered by Incapacity Entry Path to Training – DARE and/or
supported by a Increased Training Establishment Incapacity Workplace/Service);
• Different widening taking part entry routes.
For the MAP awards, precedence could also be given to candidates from goal teams which can be notably under-represented in larger training, and/or who’ve confronted further challenges in accessing alternatives in training (e.g.socio-economic drawback; candidates with a bodily/sensory incapacity; Irish Travellers; lone dad and mom; refugee/asylum seekers; or the place an applicant is member of multiple goal group under- represented in larger training). Precedence could also be given to candidates from goal teams who face a number of challenges.
All candidates are topic to the eligibility necessities as said within the John & Pat Hume Doctoral Awards Scheme Phrases and Situations. All eligible purposes for this award will even be thought of routinely for the John & Pat Hume doctoral awards. The worth of the MAP Fellow Scholarship is €20,500 (€18,500 stipend and €2,000 bills) plus full charges for 4 years.
DURATION OF AWARDS
The utmost period of Hume Scholarships is 4 years. Continuation of funding is topic to passable annual progress and continued compliance with the phrases and situations of the award. If the progress of the awardee is recorded as unsatisfactory through the departmental annual assessment, the Vice President for Analysis or the President’s nominee might revoke the funding.
MODE OF STUDY & ELIGIBILITY
a. Mode of examine
Solely full-time college students are eligible for the Hume Scholarships.
All Hume Doctoral Award holders will register with Maynooth College. College students in joint PhD programmes can not use
the Hume award for charges funds in different universities.
If candidates intend to pursue a joint supervision programme at Maynooth College, they need to select a lead division
and supervisor within the on-line software system and they are going to be ranked within the lead division and school. They won’t be
evaluated within the second supervisor’s division; their file might be distributed just for evaluation within the division and
school of the first supervisor.
The minimal requirements for eligibility for MU John & Pat Hume doctoral awards of any sort are:
• All candidates will need to have a first-class or higher second-class honours bachelor’s diploma, or the equal, within the self-discipline of the division of software, or in a cognate self-discipline permitted by the proposed supervisor.
• If undergraduate examination outcomes usually are not identified on the time of software, Maynooth College might make a provisional provide of a scholarship given that the scholar’s bachelor’s (equal) diploma result’s a first-class or higher second-class honours.
• If a scholar doesn’t have a first-class or higher second-class honours bachelor’s diploma (or equal), they need to possess a first-class or higher second-class grasp’s diploma within the self-discipline of the division of software or cognate self-discipline as permitted by proposed supervisor.
Levels could also be from Eire, the EU or from any recognised worldwide college. Equivalency of levels awarded and outcomes obtained exterior of Eire might be decided by the Vice President for Analysis or President’s nominee.
In sure instances, the place the next diploma operates as a grasp’s qualifier, the upper diploma outcome could be thought of equal to a major diploma.
Candidates within the remaining 12 months of the qualifying diploma apply on the premise of anticipated outcomes. Ought to outcomes be unavailable on the time of award provides, candidates with the best rating might be made conditional provides, (topic to affirmation of precise outcomes). If the required qualification isn’t achieved, the college shall deem the applicant ineligible and rescind the conditional provide.
For worldwide college students, from a rustic the place English isn’t the first language, an English proficiency check is obligatory. A world applicant might apply for the Hume Scholarship with out the English proficiency check, however, if the applicant is deemed profitable, solely a conditional provide could be made, pending proof of English language proficiency ie. an unique certificates is submitted by PAC inside 30-60 days. For worldwide college students the minimal English language requirement for an MU PhD programme is as follows: IELTS: 6.5 minimal general rating; TOEFL (Paper based mostly check): 585; TOEFL (Web based mostly check) 95; and PTE (Pearson): 62.
Candidates of any nationality are eligible to use.
• Those that have commenced a postgraduate analysis diploma at Maynooth College previous to software usually are not eligible for an award for that diploma.
• Those that maintain solely a go diploma qualification and who don’t meet the required customary of qualification as said beneath Time period 3b. Eligibility usually are not eligible to use.
• Those that have obtained a Maynooth College John & Pat Hume doctoral award usually are not eligible to use for funding for a second postgraduate diploma beneath the Maynooth College John & Pat Hume doctoral awards scheme.
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