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MSc Comparative Social Change Scholarships 2021-22

Applications are now open for September 2021 intake.

The MSc Comparative Social Change is a postgraduate programme delivered jointly by the Department of Sociology at Trinity College Dublin and the School of Sociology at University College Dublin.

A range of scholarships are available for EU and non-EU students, applied as a reduction to the tuition fees of the MSc programme. 

Who can apply:
Applicants who have non-EU status and will pay tuition fees at the non-EU rate as well as applicants who have EU status and will pay tuition fees at the EU rate.

Selection Criteria:
Applicants are assessed competitively with the main criterion for the granting of the scholarships being the proven academic merit of the candidate. Other information to be taken into account include a personal statement outlining your background and motivation for pursuing a graduate degree in Sociology.

How do I apply?

  1. Submit your online application for the MSc Comparative Social Change here.
  2. Non-EU applicants are automatically considered for a scholarship up to €5,000 and do not need to fill in any separate scholarship application form.
  3. EU applicants, upon receipt of a full offer of a place on the programme, may submit a scholarship application form which is available here. The EU scholarship comprises an award of €2,000 and up to three such scholarships will be awarded annually.

Many candidates with exceptional qualifications apply annually to the MSc programme. Thus the decision as to the recipients of the scholarships is at the discretion of the MSc Comparative Social Change Course Directors and panel members where applicable. The panel’s and Course Director’s decision is final and awards may not be deferred.

Further Information:
For further information on the programme, please contact the MSc Course Director
Professor Daniel Faas, Department of Sociology, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland.