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23 July 2024  

NUI Awards 2019 Competitions Launched


Post-doctoral Fellowships, Doctoral Funding and Grants for Early Career Academic among awards open for competition as part of the 2019 NUI Awards Scheme

On Monday 21 January 2019 NUI launched its annual competitions for graduate, doctoral and post-doctoral awards and grants. Last year, NUI granted in excess of €1 million worth of awards to NUI students, graduates and staff, and looks forward to continuing with another successful year of the Scheme in 2019.


Among the Awards on offer in 2019 are:

  1. A Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Sciences, Engineering and Architecture, worth €80,000
  2. 4 NUI Travelling Studentships in the Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences, each worth €96,000 to fund doctoral students undertaking travel as part of their PhD programme
  3. An NUI Dr Peter Sutherland Travelling Studentship, worth €96,000 to fund a doctoral student within the broad field of European Studies
  4. NUI Dr Mary L Thornton Scholarship and Prize in Education for doctoral students in the field of Education
  5. The Irish Historical Research Prize and NUI Publication Prize in Irish History for publications in the area of Irish history for doctoral students in the field of Education


NUI is particularly delighted to offer the NUI Dr Peter Sutherland Travelling Studentship in European Studies in 2019, in honour of the late Dr Peter Sutherland SC, in respect of his work in the area of EU student mobility and his wider range of EU-related interests and experience. It will be open to competition to doctoral students in any area of European Studies and is valued at €96,000.


This year’s programme of Awards reflects
NUI’s commitment to supporting and
encouraging academic achievement at all levels
throughout the federal university. It will provide fantastic opportunities for students and graduates
for further study or research, whether
in Ireland or overseas.

Dr Attracta Halpin,
NUI Registrar


Full details, application forms and regulations for all of the awards on offer can be found on the 2019 NUI Awards Page or on social media at #NUIAwards19

Further information contact:
The Registrar,
National University of Ireland,
49 Merrion Square,
Dublin 2, D02 V583.
T:    353 (0)1 4392424  
E-mail awards@nui.ie
Twitter: @NUIMerrionSq
Facebook: National University of Ireland