John & Pat Hume Doctoral Scholarships

Maynooth University invests €1.2 million in research funding support for up to thirty John and Pat Hume Doctoral Awards to support doctoral level studies at the university. Established in honour of John Hume, an alumnus of Maynooth University, and in recognition of his important contribution to Ireland, the scholarship has been offered since 2005. To date 350 students have been recipients of the award. The John and Pat Hume Doctoral Awards is unique in Ireland in that it is offered across all Faculties and subjects at Maynooth University.  The 2018 call for applications is now open.

Apply online before the closing date of 1st May 2018.

Please make contact with the Department where you wish to study prior to making your application to ensure that an academic supervisor is available to support your research project. For queries regarding the scholarship please contact Conor Wilkinson at: humephdscholarship@mu.ie.