Sunday, March 1, 2015

CACSSS Excellence Masters Scholarships for International Students in Ireland

Do you wish to study in Ireland? There is a scholarship opportunity for International students to study in Ireland. The scholarship is called CACSSS (College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences) Excellence Masters Scholarships.  Any international students can apply for this scholarships. 

Subject Area: Applied Linguistics, Applied Psychology, Applied Psychology (Guidance Counseling), Applied Psychology (Psychological Research Methods), Archaeological Excavation, Archaeology and GeoInformatics, Asian Business, Asian Studies, Beginnings of Irish Christianity, Celtic Civilization, Coaching Practice, Coaching Psychology, Comparative Aesthetics and the Arts, Comparative and World Literature, Composition, Contemporary Chinese Culture and Business, Contemporary Migration and Diaspora Studies, Contemporary Religions, Criminology, Creative Writing, Digital Arts and Humanities, Drama and Theatre Studies, Early & Medieval Irish, Education (modular Masters in Education), Education Science Stream A (Secondary Science), Education Science Stream B (Primary Science), English – American Literature & Film, English – Irish Writing: Theories and Traditions, English – Modernities: Romanticism, Modernism and Post-Modernism, English – Texts and Contexts: Medieval to Renaissance, Ethnomusicology, European Development Studies, Film Studies, International Relations (History), Irish Folklore, Irish Studies, French, German, Hispanic Studies, History of Art – Modern and Contemporary Art, Human Osteoarchaeology, Irish Revolution, Landscape Built Heritage and Design, Local History, Music & Cultural History, Modern Irish, Philosophy, Planning and Sustainable Development, Politics, Social Policy, Social Work, Sociology, Sociology of Development & Globalization, Translation Studies, Women’s Studies and Youth and Community Work.

Level: Master

Provider: University College Cork

Location: Ireland

Application Deadline:  End of  April, every year


Applicants must have at least Second Class Honours (Grade 1) or equivalent in their first or subsequent degree
Applications are invited from students who will commence a Taught Masters programme in Autumn every year..
Applicants should already have applied through PAC for the relevant programme. The award of the scholarship(s) is contingent on the student being accepted to the relevant Taught Masters programme.
Who Can Apply: EU and non-EU students

Scholarship Description:

Applications for Excellence Scholarships (Masters) are invited from Humanities and Social Sciences graduates (excluding Mathematics, Law and Commerce/Business) who wish to carry out a Taught Masters programme commencing in September every year in the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences (CACSSS) at University College Cork, Ireland.

A maximum of twelve Excellence Scholarships (Masters) will be awarded each year. Each of the eleven Schools in the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences will award a scholarship and one scholarship will also be awarded to applicants on interdisciplinary programmes within the College.

The scholarships are for one year full-time or two years part-time only and are not extendible for any reason. If the Taught Programme is officially of two years’ duration, then the scholarship can be renewed for a second year, subject to satisfactory reports from the student and supervisor at the end of Year 1.

The scholarships are open to EU and non-EU students. However, the funding will only cover the EU fee, so successful non-EU applicants will be responsible for the balance.

Seats: 12

How to Apply:

Applicants should complete the Excellence Scholarship (Masters) application form. In addition, applicants should ask a recent lecturer/academic advisor/supervisor to send an academic reference separately, on the appropriate form. Non-UCC graduates should include scanned transcripts of their academic record. All documentation must be submitted by email. Incomplete applications, hard copy applications, or applications received after the closing date will not be considered. Applications must adhere to the stipulated word limits.

How to get application forms and further information go to the official website here