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Funding Opportunities

2018 PhD Scholarships
The Department of Economics invites applications for fully funded PhD scholarships at Trinity College Dublin. Financial support is typically provided in the form of tuition grants, stipends, teaching and research assistantships. Applications from excellent candidates in all research fields will be considered for financial support.

In addition to general scholarship funding, the Department also has the following specific scholarship opportunities available:

PhD Scholarship in Macroeconomics:
One PhD student in macroeconomics, especially in the areas of monetary policy, international macroeconomics and gender.
The successful candidate will receive an annual stipend of €16,000 (plus fees) for each of the four years of the PhD programme, subject to successful confirmation on the PhD programme after 18 months.
The successful candidate will conduct research assistantship under the supervision of Prof. Davide Romelli. Please contact Prof. Davide Romelli at romellid@tcd.ie for further details.

Two PhD Scholarships in Development Economics:
Two PhD students in development economics, especially in the areas of financial inclusion and banking, social protection, gender and empowerment.
The successful candidates will receive an annual stipend of €18,000 (plus fees) for each of the four years, subject to successful confirmation on the PhD programme after 18 months.
The successful candidates will contribute to the Department’s undergraduate teaching programme and provide support to a large multi-year randomised control trial (RCT) in Southern Africa. Please contact Prof. Michael King at michael.king@tcd.ie for further details.

Please note that in order to be considered for these scholarships, students must first be admitted to the Department's PhD programme (https://www.tcd.ie/Economics/postgraduate/ ).

The closing date for applications to be considered for funding is the 15th April 2018.