DCU Institute of Education invites applications for bursaries for PhD studies (part-time). This bursary will cover fees for part-time PhD study (up to a maximum of 5 years) and is open to applicants who register in Year 1 of part-time PhD studies in the DCU Institute of Education in September/October 2017. The Institute of Education is committed to advocating for positive changes and transformations in educational policy-making and practices across the island of Ireland and internationally. It further aims to strengthen the participation and voice of stakeholders, and those who have been marginalised, in matters regarding education research. Therefore, research within the Institute has a particular focus on engagement in high-quality scholarly research that improves pedagogic practices and enhances learners’ experiences in formal, informal and/ or non-formal learning contexts, and that informs policy-making and civil society within and beyond Ireland. Research scholars work under the supervision of academic experts and are an important part of DCU Institute of Education vibrant research community.
The Bursary will cover payment of part-time PhD fees (up to a maximum of five years). A total of 6 bursaries will be offered, one Bursary for each School of the Institute of Education. Deadline for receipt of applications is 1pm on 30th June 2017.