The TU Dublin Business Partners Scholarship Co-fund (Full-time) 2021 is offered to international students. The scholarship allows for Masters and Doctoral level program(s) the deadline of the scholarship12 noon (GMT), September 3rd, 2021.
The TU Dublin Business Partners Scholarship Co-fund is an initiative by which TU Dublin researchers can
partner with external, non-HE organizations to co-fund postgraduate scholarships. Business partners should
be considered broadly, and include private enterprise and public bodies in all disciplines1
available for both Masters level study (2 years full-time) and Doctoral level study (4 years full-time).
Level of Degree:
Masters and Doctoral level program.
Field of Study:
The scholarship is valued at €18,500
Nationalities that are Eligible:
Criteria for Eligibility:
To be eligible for funding,
- Applicants must achieve a threshold of at least 60% of the total marks availableand, for each criterion
- Must achieve at least half of the available marks. Applicants will be awarded funding on the basis of their scores.
How to Apply
The TU Dublin Business Partner Scholarship Scheme Application Form should be completed and sent as a PDF
file to firstname.lastname@example.org by 12 noon (GMT), September 3rd, 2021. The subject line of the email
must read “BPS – 2021”.
Written confirmation of partnership funding for the duration of the research program (2 years for Masters
or 4 years for Ph.D.)should be included with the application. All applications received will be acknowledged by
email within two working days. If no acknowledgment is received, the applicant is advised to contact
Applications will be assessed and ranked based on the following criteria:
Quality of the proposed research and contribution to knowledge: 25%
Quality of the research project including
o Clarity and coherence of the proposed research project
o Quality, including research methodology, and consideration of ethical and sex/gender issues
and the limitations of the approach to be adopted
o Feasibility and credibility of the proposed research plan in the proposed time period
o Originality and innovative nature
Strategic Alignment 25 %
Applications should demonstrate alignment to relevant International, National, or University policies
such as UN Sustainable Development Goals or TU Dublin Research Areas.
Contribution to TU Dublin and national research capacity and capability building strategy: 25%
Capacity could be seen as referring to the physical space or infrastructure required to carry out
leading-edge research whereas Capability could refer to the human capital and soft infrastructure
needed to enable research projects to take place.
Dissemination Plans and Impact 25%
Plans on how the results of the project will be disseminated and the potential impact of the
research nationally and internationally. Evidence of real thought as to why research is to be
undertaken and the impact of the proposed research.
The deadline is 12 noon (GMT), September 3rd, 2021.