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Apply for a Grattan Scholarship

Since The Grattan Scholars programme was established in 2012, scholarships have been awarded to exceptional PhD students from Armenia, Austria, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Ukraine, the Philippines, and the USA. Their research spans a wide range of topics, aligning with Trinity's areas of strength and expertise, including the global financial system, international development and migration.

About The Grattan Scholars

Scholarship Details

Each scholarship is fully-funded, including fees and an annual stipend of €20,000 for four years. Students will gain invaluable research and teaching experience, preparing them to take their place as academic leaders of the future.

Grattan Scholars are chosen not only for their scholarly achievements, but also for their commitment to teaching and ambition to understand and improve society through their research and education. Grattan Scholars are required to engage in teaching-related activities to a maximum of six hours per week during the teaching term.

Application Process

In 2020-21 a Grattan Scholarship will be awarded in in the area of analytic value theory, broadly defined, to include moral, legal or political philosophy.

To be eligible for the scholarship students must first be accepted onto the Department of Philosophy PhD register. For application details please visit the Department of Philosophy website.

Details regarding a second Grattan Scholarships for 2020-21 will be made available over the upcoming months.