May 2020 | Bealtaine 2020

Bursary Available for MSc in Clinical & Translational Research

Thu, 28 May 20 11:14

The UCD School of Medicine is delighted to announce a Bursary competition for Irish/EU students who have been accepted onto our Masters in Clinical and Translational Research (X789) programme.

The value of the bursary will cover course fees and some additional living expenses. This bursary was made possible through the generosity of a graduate of UCD School of Medicine.  

The bursary will be awarded to one successful candidate based on a competitive application process.

To Apply

To apply please submit a one-page personal statement to

The closing date for receipt of completed personal statement is Friday 31st July, 2020 at 5pm.

Terms and Criteria for Awarding Bursary

The bursary will be awarded for one year only.  If the awardee should leave prior to completion, any remaining funds may be given to another suitable student who is eligible for the bursary, subject to the approval of the relevant UCD School.

All applicants for this bursary must satisfy the academic criteria for entry to the MSc course in Clinical and Translational Research (X789). The award is not available to other courses.

The award will be tenable for the duration of the programme undertaken, only in UCD. The successful candidates will be asked to contribute to a short annual report.

UCD reserves the right to review and or withdraw the award should a scholar continually fail to perform to acceptable standards, or should disciplinary issues arise.

Selection of Awardee

Applicants will be assessed via a competitive application process.

Your personal statement will be reviewed by the following academic panel.

Chair: Professor Peter Doran, Associate Dean, Research Innovation and Impact Director, UCD Clinical Research Centre, Director, Graduate Programme Clinical and Translational Research, Director, Research St Vincent’s University Hospital, Chair, Biomedical Research Degrees Committee

Prof Patrick T. Murray, MD, FASN, FRCPI, FJFICMI. Full Professor of Clinical Pharmacology

Dr Deborah Wallace, Assistant Professor in Clinical Research