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SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE FOR PG.Cert, M.PHIL. and Ph.D. IN CHRISTIAN THEOLOGY

PLEASE NOTE ALL SCHOLARSHIPS FOR 2020 - 2021 HAVE BEEN AWARDED

Loyola Trust Postgraduate Certificate Scholarship

Thanks to the generous sponsorship of the Loyola Trust four (part-fee) Postgraduate Certificate scholarships of €1,000 each are available.

See how to apply here

Application Process

1.Submit an application for an Postgraduate Certificate in Christian Theology using the central Trinity College application system.

And

2.Send an email of application to Loyola@tcd.ie.

Your application should include a letter (maximum 600 words) explaining why you would like to do the Postgraduate Certificate in Christian Theology and why you think you should be considered for a scholarship.

The deadline for scholarship applications IS NOW CLOSED.

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR MPHIL IN CHRISTIAN THEOLOGY

Fr. Dan Baragry CSsR, (centre) Provincial of the Dublin Province of Redemptorists, with recipients of the Sean O’Riordan Scholarship: Helena Connelly and Emmet O’Regan.

Emma Rothwell, recipient of the Loyola Trust Scholarship for Teachers, with Chris Curran, a representative of the Loyola Trust.

Sr. Julie Doran, OLA, (representing Provincial Kathleen McGarvey) with Ursula Halligan recipient of the Sisters Angèle-Marie Littlejohn and Bibiane Leclercq Scholarship for MPhil in Christian Theology (Irish Women).

Loyola Trust Scholarship for Teachers

One Scholarship to the value of 9,000 euro.

This scholarship is thanks to the generous sponsorship of the Loyola Trust (funded by the Augustinians, Carmelites (O.Carm.), Columbans, Jesuits, Loreto Sisters, Marists, Oblates, Society of African Missions).

See how to apply here

Loyola Trust Scholarships

Three scholarships to the value of €3000 each, awarded, awarded thanks to the generous sponsorship of the Loyola Trust (Augustinians, Carmelites (O.Carm.), Columbans, Jesuits, Loreto Sisters, Marists, Oblates, Society of African Missions).

See how to apply here

Sean O'Riordan Scholarship

Two scholarships of 5,000 euro each.

Thanks to the generous support of the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer.

See how to apply here

The Dominic Barberi Studentship

One scholarship to the value of 8,000 euro.

This scholarship is thanks to the generous support of the Passionist Provinces of Britain and Ireland (St Joseph's Province and St Patrick's Province)

See how to apply here

Sisters Angèle-Marie Littlejohn and Bibiane Leclercq Scholarship (African Women)

The Loyola Institute, Trinity College Dublin, is pleased to announce a fees scholarship for an MPhil in Theology at the Loyola Institute, TCD, thanks to the generous support of the Missionary Sisters of Our Lady of Apostles.

This scholarship for the MPhil in Christian Theology is for a student interested in completing their research dissertation in the areas of mission theology, the theology of evangelisation, faith and culture, history of missionary endeavour.

Application Details

The scholarship is open to:

  • - Women who are nationals of an African country and are currently living in Africa.
  • - Members of religious orders are welcome. Please note this scholarship is not open to members of an international congregation.
  • - Women who will use this M.Phil to contribute to Church and Society in Africa.
  • - Scholarship applicants must have been accepted onto the MPhil programme.
  • - Applicant to take up the scholarship in the academic year 2020/2021
  • Recipients must reside in sufficient proximity to Trinity College Dublin as to be able to share fully and regularly in the life, work, and events of the Loyola Institute.

    Scholarship applications to be sent by email to loyola@tcd.ie, Subject line: Sisters Angèle-Marie Littlejohn and Bibiane Leclercq Scholarship Application

    Application Date CLOSED.

    The scholarship application to include:

  • - Academic references (two)
  • - A letter (maximum 600 words) setting out why you would like to do the MPhil in Christian Theology and how you will use this M.Phil to make a contribution to Church and Society in Africa.
  • - Note that the selection procedure may include interviews. These can take place over Skype. An interview via place by Skype/phone for shortlisted candidates may be requested.
  • Please note: The scholarship will be dependent on the student getting a visa to study in Ireland for the year.

    Constantia Maxwell Postgraduate Scholarship

    One studentship of €3,000 will be awarded to a student entering one of the School of Religion's MPhil courses (Christian Theology, Conflict Resolution and Reconciliation, Intercultural Theology and Interreligious Studies or International Peace Studies) in September, 2020.

    There is no separate application form; with unconditional offers will be considered. The award will be made on academic merit. SCHOLARSHIP HAS BEEN AWAREDED FOR 2020-21

    SCHOLARSHIP FOR Ph.D. RESEARCH

    Dr. Fáinche Ryan Director of the Loyola Institute with Marcus Gaffney who was awarded a Ph.D. Scholarship for research on the intersection of the church with the spectrum of contemporary culture, society, and politics. This scholarship builds on the theme of a recent major international conference organised by the Loyola Institute, entitled The role of The Church in a Pluralist Society: Good Riddance or Good Influence?. The scholarship was made available thanks to generous private funding.

    Ph.D. Scholarship in Catholic Theology

    A Ph.D. scholarship which will fully cover the university's fees for an EU Student, plus an annual award of €12,000 for maintenance, for a period of four years.

    This scholarship is thanks to the generous sponsorship of the Loyola Trust (funded by the Augustinians, Carmelites (O.Carm.), Columbans, Jesuits, Loreto Sisters, Marists, Oblates, Society of African Missions).

    Who can apply?

    The scholarship is open to new entrants to the full-time Ph.D. register who are resident in Ireland or within the European Union.

    This scholarship is available to Ph.D. projects supervised by a full-time permanent member of the academic staff of the Loyola Institute.

    Recipients must reside in sufficient proximity to Trinity College Dublin as to be able to share fully and regularly in the life, work, and events of the Loyola Institute.


    Application Process

    APPLICATION DATE IS NOW CLOSED AND THE SCHOLARSHIP HAS BEEN AWARDED.

    You are required to:

    • Submit an application for a full-time Ph.D. at the Loyola Institute at Trinity College using the central Trinity College application system.
    And Your application should include:

    • a brief letter of motivation;
    • a research proposal of up to 2000 words. This should include the main research question, key objectives, relevance, the proposed methodological approach, a brief description of the relevant literature, and the proposed timetable for the writing of your thesis. Please work with your proposed supervisor at the Loyola Institute in preparing this.

    Postgraduate Ussher Fellowships

    Students applying to do a Ph.D. supervised by a full-time permanent member of the academic staff of the Loyola Institute are eligible to apply for a Trinity Postgraduate Ussher Fellowship. For Details of how to apply here

    Postgraduate Student Grants via Students Universal Support Ireland (SUSI)

    For further information on Postgraduate Student Grants go to their website.

    Information correct as of 31/8/2020