MA in International Development Scholarship

We are delighted to announce up to two new EU student scholarships for the MA in International Development. Each scholarship is for full EU fees for successful applicants pursuing the full-time taught Master’s degree in International Development at Maynooth University in 2020 - 21.

This is a unique opportunity for experienced practitioners to be able to deepen their understanding and enhance their skills in the area of international development. Applying critical learning approaches, they will be enabled to reflect on their own experience in the light of development theories, policies and different approaches to practice. They will also be prepared to advance their work in the international development field through linking development theory with practice, seeking alternatives to current development processes, and learning how to turn development aspirations into realities in the Global South and North.
Applicants must intend to pursue a full-time taught Master’s degree in International Development at Maynooth University in the academic year 2020-21 and meet the following eligibility criteria:

  1. Demonstrated experience (3 years or more) in community development or global development in areas such as social justice, human rights, development education, volunteering or campaigning.
  2. Applicants will need to demonstrate, through the provision of official academic transcripts, that they have achieved (or will achieve in summer 2020) a 2.1 upper 2nd class honours undergraduate degree (or equivalent).
  3. Applications will be accepted from candidates living in Ireland who can satisfy the eligibility criteria for the Master’s programme. Graduates from Maynooth University and other universities (both national and international) are welcome to apply, including applicants from the BA graduating class of 2020. Alumni of Maynooth University who are unaware of their degree result should contact the Maynooth University Student Records office: to request official transcript information.
  4. Applicants are required to complete and submit their CV and expression of interest to the Department of International Development by 22nd June 2020 

For further information about how to apply, please see the attached document ( MA International Development EU Scholarship Details 2020 ) or contact 

Don't forget, the closing date for applicaitons is 22nd June 2020, so don't delay.