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Application process for Loyola Trust Scholarships, Sean O'Riordan and the Dominic Barberi Studentship.

Who can apply

Both full time and part time applicants to the M.Phil. in Christian Theology will be eligible.

In the case of students doing the M.Phil. over two years the award will be split with 50% paid in the first year and 50% in the second year. (should a student not continue into the second year no award will be payable).

In order to be eligible, applicants must hold an unconditional offer of a place on the M.Phil. and 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

The deadline for applications for the scholarship is Friday June 16th, 2023. The outcome of the process is expected to be announced by July 2023.

In addition, one must separately submit an application for the M.Phil. in Christian Theology, using the central Trinity College application system. The closing date for applications is 31st July 2023.

You are required to:

1.Submit an application for an M.Phil. in Christian Theology using the central Trinity College application system.


2.Send an email of application to

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


The result is expected to be announced by the middle of July.