The NUI (National University of Ireland) Dr Garret FitzGerald is inviting to provide Postdoctoral Fellowship in Social Sciences. The target of the Fellowship is, on the root of original and independent research, to spread the knowledge of, and provide productive & meaningful contributions to, issues of contemporary societal significance and thereby to initiate and/or put up to the national debate.

The NUI Galway is situated in Ireland’s most westerly city of Galway and A tertiary-level teaching & research institution, The NUI come top 1 of universities in the world among other universities.

Description of Scholarship:

NUI Dr Garret FitzGerald Postdoctoral Fellowship in Social Sciences, 2018-19, Eligibility  Criteria, Method of Applying, Description, Procedure of Application, Deadline
NUI Dr Garret FitzGerald
Postdoctoral Fellowship
 in Social Sciences, 2018-19
  • The Last Date of the Application is July 6, 2018. 
  • The Host institute of the fellowship is NUI (National University of Ireland). 
  • The Course Level of the Fellowship is obtainable for following postdoctoral programme. 
  • The Study Subject of the Fellowship is gifted in the field of Social Sciences. 
  • The advantage of the fellowship a one-year fellowship (with the possibility of an extension to 2 years) valued at €40,000 (p.a.), will be provided for competition to National University of Ireland graduates at the postdoctoral level. 
  • This scholarship is eligible for the Irish students. 
  • The Number of Scholarships is not specified. 
  • This Scholarship will be given the in the country of UK 

Eligibility Criteria:

The applicant must meet the following Criteria:
  • The successful applicants will also ideally have:
a) Experience in policy engagement;
b) Good presentation skills.
  • Full-time, permanent members of staff in the constituent universities, recognized colleges or colleges linked with constituent universities of National University of Ireland, or of other higher education institutions, are not allowed to apply for this Fellowship. 
  • The applicant should have a command in English language so that he/she can continue is studies. 

Method of Applying:

The Applicant should be submitted with the following documentation:
Research Proposal: The applicants are needed to submit a detailed statement (max. 2,000 words) concerning the research they propose to undertake during the tenure of the Fellowship. The Research Proposal should consists:
  1. The proposed topic(s) of the research;
  2. The proposed nature, scope and methodology of the research;
  3. The relevance and importance of the study;
  4. A preliminary literature review;
  5. Potential future developments for the study 
Abstract of Research Proposal: The applicants are needed to submit a short abstract of the Research Proposal (max. 200 words). To note: the abstract will be consists in the invitation to prospective independent subject asking them to review the application.

Curriculum Vitae (CV): To include academic and other accepted achievements to date. Where appropriate, applicant should provide information on previous research grants and scholarly publications.

Certified Academic Transcripts: To be submitted for every degree and diploma

Reports of Two Academic Referees: A specific NUI (National University of Ireland) report form is to be completed by the referee(s) and
(a) returned to the applicant in a sealed envelope or
(b) should be emailed directly. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the references are submitted to NUI by the deadline date.

How to Apply:

The mode of applying is online.

Application Form

Scholarship Link


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