CIT Risam PhD Scholarship

    The Irish word Rísam, meaning “to strive or achieve”, underlines the purpose of this scholarship programme which is to promote high-end research directed towards the generation of new knowledge or original applications of existing knowledge.

    The Rísam Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis and research proposals must be aligned with CIT’s Research Prioritisation Thematic areas:

    • Information & Communications Technology

    • Maritime, Energy & Sustainable Environment

    • Life Sciences & Wellbeing

    • Health & Exercise

    • Photonics

    • Business

    • Creative Arts & Multimedia


    The following conditions will apply

    • Full-­-time third-­-level students, where successful applicants are not in receipt of another grant or source of income;
    • Registered on doctoral register or, in exceptional circumstances, the masters by research register;


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