As part of a major research and evaluation study on a programme of Prevention, Partnership and Family Support (PPFS) being implemented by Tusla, Ireland’s Child and Family Agency, “ The Development and Mainstreaming Programme ”, funded PhD opportunities are now available.
The PhD programme themes are closely linked to five work packages:
Details on the five work packages are available HERE.
For further information on the Development and Mainstreaming Programme click HERE.
Stipend: €15,000 per annum & fees for 4 years (funding only available for full time PhD Students).
Minimum 2.1 in a social science undergraduate (Level 8) or Master’s Degree (This includes: psychology, sociology, social policy, social work, youth and family studies, family support, early childhood education, political science or any other related field deemed eligible by the panel).
Students wishing to be considered for a “Development and Mainstreaming Scholarship” must apply for the Structured PhD in Child and Youth Research (Pac Code GYG00) through the NUI, Galway Postgraduate Application Centre www.pac.ie.
Further details on the Structured PhD in Child and Youth Research are available here: PhD in Child and Youth Research.
The proposal submitted must be related to one of the five Development and Mainstreaming Programme PhD topic areas.
Please indicate in the subject line of your proposal that you are applying for a UCFRC Development and Mainstreaming funded Scholarship.
Informal enquiries concerning the PhD Scholarship application may be made (by email only) to Dr. John Canavan at firstname.lastname@example.org.