John Hume Annual Reports - current recipients only
All John and Pat Hume Scholars are required to submit an annual progress report for each year of their funding (including the final year of funding). Reports are reviewed and monitored for satisfactory progress. Where progress is considered satisfactory, funding for the following academic year is approved - subject to the terms and conditions. Instructions regarding Hume progress reports are provided below.
The report is due in hard copy and must be signed by you and your supervisor.
Please read carefully the instructions below in full.
1. Hume scholars in 2nd, 3rd and 4th year of structured PhD programme:
Hume Annual Progress Form 2017-18 2nd Year -4th Year
Hume scholars in 2nd, 3rd and 4th year of structured PhD programme can use a copy of their fully completed and signed departmental annual progress review form for the purpose of Hume progress report. Attach a fully completed and signed cover sheet (can be downloaded below) to a hard copy of your departmental progress report.
Cover sheet for Hume annual progress report - structured PhD students (2nd, 3rd and 4th year)
If your departmental progress report does not cover some of the following aspects of your research and academic progress, please address those aspects that are not addressed in your departmental progress report in an appendix:
- Aims of the past 12 months of research
- Progress in research in relation to aims (please give details of methodology and progress in relation to specific aims)
- Any difficulties encountered,the impact they have had/may have, and lessons learned. NOTE: We are interested in hearing also about issues of other than academic nature where Graduate Studies Office can help you or future students, for example by providing workshops on specific themes or by engaging with other University’s units.
- Details of conferences / workshops attended
- Aims for next 12 months of research
This information should not exceed 1500 words.
Note: If some of the above items are addressed in your departmental Annual Progress Review Form, there is no need to duplicate the information in the appendix.
2. All other Hume scholars (1st year Hume scholars pursuing structured PhD and scholars not pursuing a structured programme):
Please download a template for Hume annual progress report below. Your report must be signed by you and your supervisor (original signatures only) and submitted on paper to Graduate Studies Office by the above deadline.
Hume Annual Progress Form 2017-18 1st Year
Note: January registered students in their first year are also required to submit an annual progress report. The period covered will be that since their registration and therefore the report will be less comprehensive than that of September registered students.
John Hume Forms:
Scholarship exemption declaration form JPHDA2017
Doctoral fellowship acceptance form JPHDA 2017
JH Scholarship acceptance form
JH Studentship acceptance form
Funded Postgraduate Research Student Pack REV C
relates to PhD and Research Masters' students who are funded under Hume Doctoral Awards - IRC - SFI - HrB - Maynooth University Doctoral Investment (UDI) AND any external funding managed by Maynooth University. This pack does not relate to personal grants such as SUSI or Social Welfare funding.
Funded research students must read and complete the following forms (relevant to their funded research) contained within the Student Pack and return to the Graduate Studies Office. The data collected within completed forms is protected under Maynooth University's Data Protection policy and is in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), introduced 25th May 2018.
Form A :- Research Agreement for Funded Research Students.
Form B :- Research Stipend Form for Funded Students. Note: this form must be submitted before the 9th of the month on which the monthly stipend payment is due to commence)
Form C :- Section 193 Irish Revenue Form (Scholarship stipend Tax Exemption). Note: this form must be submitted before monthly stipends can be paid.
Form D :- Research Undertaking.
* All information describing the purpose of these forms are outlined in page 1 of the Research Funded Student Pack.
2. Postgraduate Fees Internal Transfer Form:
The Postgraduate Fees Transfer Form- for more information on this please contact email@example.com. Further to this you may be required to complete an online Student fees form please contact. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Initial Meeting Record is a requirement for Structured Research Masters students or PhD students commencing their studies at Maynooth University.
Annual Progress Form (Word)
is required annually by Departments/Supervisors from research students as part of the structured research programmes.
The Gain Accreditation for Inter-Institutional Module
should be completed by students taking a credited module outside MU.
The Credit Waivers and Course Variations
should be completed by student who wishes to receive a waiver on a module they have already completed or wishes to change the balance of minimum credits required i.e. wishes to take 20 subject specific credits and 10 transferable credits instead of 15/15.
PhD Transfer application
is intended for candidates who have already commenced a postgraduate research programme in another institution and who wish to transfer to Maynooth.