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LOYOLA INSTITUTE SCHOLARSHIPS

 Undergraduate Scholarship

The Loyola Institute is pleased to announce a new scholarship for 2017/2018 which consists of a payment of €6,500 per year and payment of the student contribution.
To be eligible students will:

  • Have sat either Leaving Certificate or A levels in 2016 or 2017.
  • Been offered a place to study the BA Moderatorship in Catholic Theological Studies (CAO: TR030) (Note: The 2 subject moderatorship TSM is not applicable for this scholarship).
  • Have a minimum of 430 points
  • Be ordinarily resident in Ireland or Northern Ireland and are EU applicants.

The final decision on the scholarship will be decided by interview of all eligible students by 15th September 2017.

The Scholarship will be applicable for 4 years of undergraduate degree, subject to:

  • Passing annual exams with at least a 2.1
  • Being an ambassador for Loyola Institute through speaking at open days etc.

It is not possible to defer this scholarship and should the student not continue in Catholic Theological Studies the scholarship will lapse

Constantia Maxwell Postgraduate Scholarship

One studentship of €5000 will be awarded to a student entering one of the School of Religions, Peace Studies and Theology's MPhil courses (Christian Theology, Conflict Resolution and Reconciliation, Intercultural Theology and Interreligious Studies or International Peace Studies) in September, 2017. There is no separate application form; all applications submitted by June 30th, 2017 with unconditional offers will be considered. The award will be made on academic merit.

Sean O’Riordan Scholarships for MPhil in Christian Theology

Thanks to the generous support of the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer, the Loyola Institute is pleased to announce that two scholarships of €5,000 each are being made available to students applying for the MPhil in Christian Theology at the Loyola Institute, Trinity College Dublin.

Both full time and part time applicants to the MPhil in Christian Theology in September 2017 will be eligible for Sean O’Riordan Scholarships .In the case of students doing the MPhil over two years the award will be a total of €5,000 across the two year period with €2,500 paid per annum (should a student not continue into the second year no award will be payable).

Application Process:

The deadline for applications is 14th June 2017 (Scholarship Application Submission CLOSED).
You are required to:

And

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

The result is expected to be announced by the end of June.

The Dominic Barberi Studentship for an MPhil in Christian Theology.

Thanks to the generous support of the Passionist Provinces of Britain and Ireland (St Joseph's Province and St Patrick's Province) the Loyola Institute is pleased to announce a scholarship to the value of 8,000 euro for a student applying for the MPhil in Christian Theology at the Loyola Institute, Trinity College Dublin.

Both full time and part time applicants to the MPhil in Christian Theology in September 2017 will be eligible for the Dominic Barberi Studentship. In the case of a student doing the MPhil over two years the award will be a total of 8,000 euro across the two year period with 4,000 euro paid per annum (should a student not continue into the second year no award will be payable).

Application Process:

The deadline for applications is 14th June 2017 (Scholarship Application Submission CLOSED).

Applicants must:

Submit an application for the MPhil in Christian Theology using the central Trinity College application system.

And

Send an email of application to Loyola@tcd.ie. Your application should include a letter (maximum 600 words) setting out why you would like to do the MPhil in Christian Theology and why you think you should be considered for a scholarship. The result is expected to be announced by the end of June.

The Religious Education Teacher Scholarship for an MPhil in Christian Theology.

Thanks to the generous support of the Loyola Trust* the Loyola Institute is pleased to announce a scholarship for a Religious Education Teacher applying for the MPhil in Christian Theology at the Loyola Institute, Trinity College Dublin.

The teacher must be currently working as an RE Teacher in a secondary school in the Republic of Ireland or in Northern Ireland (Retired RE Teachers, or RE Teachers not currently teaching Religious Education will not be eligible).

RE teachers applying to either a full time or part time MPhil in Christian Theology in September 2017 will be eligible for this scholarship. The value of the scholarship is €9,000.  In the case of a student doing the MPhil over two years the award will be a total of €9,000 across the two year period with €4,500 paid  per annum (should a student not continue into the second year no award will be payable).

Please note that modules will be taught on Monday and Thursday evenings.

Application Process:

The deadline for applications is 14th June 2017 (Scholarship Application Submission CLOSED).

Applicants must:

Submit an application for the MPhil in Christian Theology using the central Trinity College application system.

And

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

Your application should include:

  • a letter (maximum 600 words) setting out why you would like to do the MPhil in Christian Theology and why you think you should be considered for a scholarship.
  • A letter signed by the school Principal confirming that you are currently employed as an RE Teacher in a secondary school in the Republic of Ireland or Northern Ireland.

The result is expected to be announced by the end of June.

*The Loyola Trust (Augustinians, Carmelites (O.Carm.), Columbans, Jesuits, Loreto Sisters, Marists, Oblates, Society of African Missions).

PhD: The Intersection of Theology, Church and Society

The Loyola Institute, Trinity College Dublin, is pleased to announce a new PhD Scholarship which will fully cover the university's fees, plus an annual award of €13,000 for maintenance, for a period of three years.

This scholarship is being offered for a PhD which will build on the theme of a recent major international conference organised by the Loyola Institute, entitled The Role of Church in a Pluralist Society: Good Riddance or Good Influence?
This scholarship is open to a PhD supervised by a full-time member of the academic staff of the Loyola Institute. It is open to new entrants to the full-time PhD register and covers EU and non-EU fees.

The scholarship is being made available thanks to generous private funding.

Application Process

You can apply for this scholarship until 14th June 2017 (Scholarship Application Submission CLOSED).

You are required to:

  • Submit an application for a full-time PhD 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 CV, including contact details of two academic referees;

    • a research proposal of up to 2000 words, covering state of the art, 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.

Note that the procedure will include interviews. Selected candidates will be invited for an interview in Dublin or via Skype. Interviews are scheduled to take place June 19th and 20th 2017. 

PhD: Theology in the Catholic Tradition


The Loyola Institute, Trinity College Dublin, is pleased to offer a PhD scholarship for 2017. The scholarship will fully cover the university's fees, plus an annual award of €6,000 for maintenance, for a period of three years.

The scholarship is provided by the Loyola Trust and is available to PhD projects supervised by a full-time permanent member of the academic staff of the Loyola Institute.

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

Application Process

You can apply for this scholarship until 1st May 2017 (Scholarship Application Submission CLOSED).

You are required to:

  • Submit an application for a full-time PhD at the Loyola Institute at Trinity College using the central Trinity College application system.

And

  • Send an email of application to Loyola@tcd.ie marked for the attention of Dr Fáinche Ryan, Director of the Loyola Institute.

This email of application should include:

    • A short cover letter

    • A research proposal of no more than 2000 words

    • A CV

The result is expected to be announced mid-June. 

Postgraduate Ussher Fellowships

Students applying to do a PhD 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 Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI)

For further information on Postgraduate Student Grants go to their website (Application priority closing date for new applications is 13th July, 2017)

Information correct as of 12/6/2017