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Cluff Memorial Studentship

This studentship was founded in 1987 in memory of James Stanton Cluff, Scholar 1858, with endowments provided by Mr W.V. Cluff. It is awarded as often as funds permit to a student registered or to be registered for a higher degree in the Department of History. It is awarded for one year in the first instance, but may be renewed on evidence of satisfactory progress for a second year and in exceptional circumstances for a third year. This studentship will next be available in session 2012-13. Further details, including application procedures, will be posted here in due course.

Medieval History Research Centre Studentship

This award, for up to for three years, will next be available from academic session 2012-13, to support doctoral study in any aspect of medieval history. Further details, including application procedures, will be posted here in due course.

R.B. McDowell

R.B. McDowell Fellowship

This studentship, named after one of the History Department’s most charismatic members of staff, is funded by TCD graduates in the UK.

Applications are now invited for the R B McDowell Fellowship, a three-year postgraduate studentship in History, tenable from September 2012. Applications may be in any area of History (medieval, early modern or late modern) – and those relating to Anglo-Irish History are especially welcome. Applicants should possess at least a good upper second class degree in History or a related and relevant discipline. They should be EU citizens and have previously resided in the UK for at least three years. The studentship covers fees and offers an additional annual travel bursary of €1,000 for archival/library research. Informal enquires may be made to Professor Joseph Clarke, to whom a curriculum vitae, a research proposal of not more than 2,000 words and two sealed letters of reference should be sent by 29 June 2012. Applicants must also have applied for postgraduate study at TCD.
David Ditchburn
Department of History
Trinity College Dublin

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