John & Pat Hume doctoral awards will be offered to successful doctoral applicants with demonstrated excellence in academic course work and research. Consideration will be given to the relevance of the proposed doctoral research to departmental and university research priorities. Applicants will also be expected to have some prior non-academic engagement such as volunteering, outreach activities or similar, in line with the university’s strategic plan.
There is one level of award for 2024-2025:

  • The Hume Fellow Scholarship provides a €22,000 stipend, €2,000 research expenses and EU fees, paid annually, for each of the 4 years of the scholarship.