The UCD School of Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice aims to provide one student with outstanding potential and a strong desire to undertake a full-time PhD programme the opportunity to work within the area of mental health with the support of an excellent supervisor. This scholarship provides full tuition fees and a stipend over the course of the UCD four-year structured PhD programme and will be based at the School of Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice. University College Dublin is Ireland’s global university which is a world-leading centre for education and research in the social sciences and related disciplines. This PhD scholarship aims to provide one student who is passionate about research, has very strong analytical skills and is able to demonstrate outstanding academic performance the opportunity to work within an exciting multidisciplinary research field. We invite applications for the PhD programme, starting September 2023. On completion of the PhD, the successful candidate will earn a PhD in Social Work from University College Dublin, under the supervision of Dr. Alan Maddock.
Successful candidates will receive the following financial support for 4 years:
- Full funding for tuition fees.
- A stipend of €18,000 per annum to assist with living expenses.
- Research fund of €4,000 per year.
- A programme of training opportunities and events delivered by the UCD College of Social Sciences and Law.
- Applications are accepted from candidates from Ireland, the EU and worldwide.
- An academic background in Social Sciences or cognate disciplines.
- Candidates should have achieved a minimum 2.1 honours or international equivalent in a Masters degree cognate to the proposed thesis topic.
- A PhD research proposal that examines Mental health and Mindfulness: Professionals and the Populations they serve.
- UCD is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion. Learn more: www.ucd.ie/equality
university college dublin
31st March 2023