Fee Waivers 2018

The Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences (AHSS) at the University of Limerick, Ireland, is offering a number of Scholarships, Fellowships, Bursaries and Fee Waivers to MA and PhD candidates.

The awards will take effect from September 2018.

Click here for all our 2018 awards

How To Apply

Click here for the online application form (unless otherwise indicated below)

The deadline for applications is 5pm Friday 11 May 2018.

Informal queries may be sent to Dr Niamh Nic Ghabhann, Assistant Dean for Research, Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Limerick – email: niamh.nicghabhann@ul.ie

Please refer to terms and conditions to each source of funding.



The Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences is offering a number of One-Year PhD Fee Waivers for PhD Research in any AHSS Department or School. These fee waivers are to the value of EU level PhD Fees €4,321. Successful applicants will be expected to deliver a small number of tutorial hours in lieu of their award. (Ref: FWAHSS). Apply


School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics is offering a one-year PhD EU fee waiver to pursue research in TESOL/Linguistics.  The successful candidate will be required to undertake teaching duties to a maximum of 4 hours per week as agreed with their supervisor and relevant subject leader.  (Ref: FWMLAL).  Apply


Department of Politics and Public Administration is offering a one year PhD EU Fee waiver for current and new students who wish to pursue a PhD by research with the Department of Politics and Public Administration.  (Ref: FWPPA). Apply


School of Law is offering the Professor Henry Ellis PhD Scholarship which comprises of an EU fee waiver in return for up to five hours research support/tutoring per week for ten weeks of each semester.  (Ref. FWLAW) Apply


School of English, Irish and Communication is offering a one-year EU Fee waiver. This award is open to current and new PhD students in the School. (Ref: FWEIC) Apply


Department of Politics & Public Administration is offering AY2018/2019 Merit Scholarships (Masters). One full fee-waiver (EU fees) and two half fee-waivers are available for any of our full-time MA programmes. Completed application forms and supporting documentation must be emailed by 5pm, 15th June 2018 to Joanna.Carroll@ul.ie. Application forms are available to download here along with instructions.