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The Constantia Maxwell Scholarship will not run for the 2021/22 intake of students

Constantia Maxwell Faculty FAHSS Scholarship

Students may apply to be considered for Constantia Maxwell Faculty Scholarship for academic year 2020-21. The value of the scholarship is a €3,000 contribution towards taught Masters tuition fees in the academic year 2020/21. There is one scholarship available in each school in AHSS, funded by the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at Trinity.

Constantia Maxwell FAHSS Scholarship

Named after the first female academic staff member at Trinity College Dublin, this scholarship provides an award of €3,000 to one taught Master’s student in each school in the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (FAHSS). This scholarship is funded by the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at Trinity College Dublin.

Eligibility and Application

Eligibility criteria are set by individual schools. Please contact the school to which you are applying for more information on the criteria and how to apply:

To find out more about the award in your school, please contact the school directly:

Brief History

In 1909, Constantia Maxwell became the first woman on the Trinity academic staff list after being appointed lecturer in Modern History. She was a lecturer in history (1909–39), Prof. of Economic History (1939–45) and then became Lecky Professor of Modern History in 1946.