Scholarships in Research and Teaching available with UCD School of Physics 2019

As part of its contribution to the further development of 4th level Irish education, UCD School of Physics is proud to announce a scheme of advanced research awards. These awards are intended to underline UCD’s commitment to research excellence and to attract and to retain the very best scholars. Applications are welcome for candidates wishing to apply for a PhD, or MSc by research, within UCD School of Physics.


Click here to see the list of currently offered research topics. Other topics may be available upon contact with the School academics.



The 2019 SIRAT competition will be announced shortly, with updated guidelines / application forms to be uploaded here. Scholarships are awarded subject to these terms and conditions, with which applicants should familiarise themselves.


For indicative purposes, see the 2018 documentation here:

Application for SIRAT Candidate Form 2018 (word)

Application for SIRAT Candidate Form 2018 (pdf)

UCD SIRAT_UCD Science-Referee Form (Physics) 2018 (word)

UCD SIRAT_UCD Science-Referee Form (Physics) 2018 (pdf)

SIRAT Terms and Conditions 2018


Please direct initial queries to


Fully completed applications will be accepted by post or dropped into the address below:

Bairbre Fox,

School Manager

UCD School of Physics

Room 114, Science Centre North


Dublin 4