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Maria Helena Kopschitz Scholarship for MA in Anglo-Irish Literature and Drama, University College Dublin, 2016

Monday, 4 July, 2016


Announcement and Call for Applications

The School of English, Drama and Film, University College Dublin, is pleased to announce the continuation of the Maria Helena Kopschitz Scholarship to enable a Brazilian student to pursue the MA in Anglo-Irish Literature and Drama, University College Dublin. The scholarship honours the pioneering contribution to Irish studies in Brazil made by Professor Maria Helena Kopschitz. The scholarship entitles the holder to full tuition (international fee) for the one-year course (September 2016 to August 2017) and a bursary of €14,000 to cover accommodation costs. A €2,000 travel bursary is also available. For further information on the context for the Professor Maria Helena Kopschitz award, see https://mariahelenakopschitz.wordpress.com.

Application Procedure

The competitive award will be judged by a selection committee; applications will be judged by academic qualifications and professional suitability for the Masters in Anglo-Irish Literature and Drama programme. Candidates must have completed a Bachelors programme to high honours level in a Brazilian university by date of application. Candidates must also meet all criteria for acceptance to UCD’s Master programmes in English (including provision of academic transcripts, with official translations, and successful completion of UCD English language requirements; see below).

Information on the MA programme is available at




Information on UCD English language requirements is available at


Applications for the award should be sent by 31 March to Professor Margaret Kelleher (Margaret.O.Kelleher@ucd.ie) comprising (1) full CV; (2) personal statement (1-2 pages) indicating suitability for the bursary award and (3) sample of recent academic writing in English (max 3,000 words). The applicant should also nominate two referees, whose references should be sent directly to Professor Margaret Kelleher by the closing date.

Monday, 4 July, 2016