The Department of History, School of Histories and Humanities, is pleased to advertise a PhD scholarship to join Dr Nicole Volmering on her SFI-IRC Pathway Programme project ‘Early Irish Hands: The Development of Writing in Early Ireland’ from September 2022.
IRC-SFI Pathway PhD Scholarship 2022 is available to undertake PhD level programs at Trinity College Dublin.
Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.
The successfully selected candidate will be presented with an award consisting of a stipend of €18,500 annually plus a travel budget and a €5,750 contribution towards fees.
The successful applicant should have the following qualifications:
A Master’s degree / diploma (awarded or pending) or international equivalent (German Staatsexamen, etc.) in a relevant academic area (relevant areas include but are not limited to: Classics, Early Irish, Medieval Studies, History, Manuscript Studies, Digital Humanities, Celtic Studies)
Evidence of solid knowledge of Latin
Excellent command of English (as per Trinity’s general requirements)
Evidence of engagement with manuscript studies
Evidence of experience with medieval (Latin and/or insular) paleography
Evidence of experience with Digital Humanities
Reading knowledge of German
Applicants should send their documentsin a single PDF file to Dr Nicole Volmering ([email protected]) AND to Eilís Dunne ([email protected]). Applications will not be considered complete until referees have submitted their references.
The following documents are required (see also these general application guidelines):
A motivation letter addressing how you intend to approach the research topic
Two letters of recommendation
Certified academic transcripts for all degrees
Certified degree certificates for all degrees
A detailed CV
A writing sample (an academic essay, an article, a chapter from a dissertation, or the like)