Margaret MacCurtain Scholarship in Women's History

The Margaret MacCurtain Scholarship in Women's History is a graduate Scholarship in History, University College Dublin. The Scholarship is funded by Professor Maureen Murphy to support graduate work in women’s history in UCD. The Scholarship, in the form of a medal and monetary prize of €4,500, will be awarded annually on four occasions beginning in September 2015.

The Scholarship is open to both Masters and Doctoral Students registered to graduate programmes in History in UCD.  Applications for 2018/19 will open in the  Spring.

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DEADLINE: 24 AUGUST 2018.   The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of an application process. An application form can be downloaded from this site.   Applications for the Scholarship should be submitted to the Head of School, UCD School of History. Applications will consist of a Curriculum Vitae; and a 1000-2000 word submission outlining the previous academic achievements of the candidate and giving a precise description of their area of research, which makes clear the importance of its Women's History component - equal weight will be given to each of these criteria in awarding the Scholarship. Preference will be given to candidates currently not in receipt of other sources of funding.

Margaret MacCurtain Scholarship in Women’s History Application Form

The Scholarship is open to both EU and non-EU students. Candidates will have to complete the application procedure for entry into a relevant graduate programme in order to be considered. The proposed recipient of the Scholarship will be informed of their success in the first week of the academic year in which it is being held. If awarded at Masters level the Scholarship will be for one year. If awarded at doctoral level the Scholarship will be for one or more years.