EU students and citizens of Ireland, are getting a special treat this session at The Loyola Institute, to pursue their Doctoral degree, with a PhD Scholarship Program in Catholic Theology funded by the Institute.
This program is available to the citizens of Ireland, and the European Union, that are taking on a PhD degree program for the 2020/2021 academic session.
About The Awarding Institution
The Loyola Institute, Trinity College Dublin was established in 2011, to facilitate research and teaching in the Catholic theological tradition for the first time in Ireland’s premier University.
It provides various courses, and special study of its marvels, from a theological perspective.
In recognition of this long history and the importance of the catholic tradition for the past, present and future of Ireland and the wider World, it is dedicated to Education and research in Theology in the broad Catholic tradition.
The Loyola Institute, challenges its students to think for themselves, about the big questions of today, and it enables them to be at the cutting edge of contemporary engagement with these issues.
Why You Should Study At The Loyola Institute
At the Loyola Institute, you will find a lively and welcoming community. With a class that allows ample opportunity for questions, vibrant discussions, and acquiring the skills of dialogue and debate, that 21st Century employers are seeking.
The Loyola Institute offers a friendly and safe environment for learners, with plenty of options for accommodation. The students will able to gain an in-depth knowledge of core issues in Catholic theology.
Loyola Institute cares deeply about; high academic standards in Teaching, Research and Inquiry, in accord with the general principles of academic freedom in search of truth, an ecumenical approach, dialogue with Christian and other faith traditions, and with surrounding cultures.
With a curriculum, firmly rooted in the Catholic tradition, given the changing face of religion in contemporary Ireland, and the diversity of theologies in the Irish Christian tradition, the Institute is firmly committed to dialogue with other religious traditions, and working with other schools and institutes of Trinity College.
In an increasingly diverse and complex society, its main priorities are to foster religious understanding, through ecumenical dialogue, and through dialogue between faith and culture.
PhD Scholarship Program In Catholic Theology
Awarding University: The Loyola Institute, Trinity College Dublin
Course Level Study: PhD program
Access Mode: Online (Application process is carried out online)
Required Nationality: Citizens of Ireland and the European Union
Deadline for the Application: 31 July 2020.
Required Language: English Language
What Determines Eligibility?
Citizens of Ireland and the European Union are eligible to apply.
Eligible Course of Study: Catholic Theology
Students who have a Bachelor Degree, must reside in sufficient proximity to Trinity College Dublin, so as to be able to share fully, and regularly in the life, work, and events of the Loyola Institute.
How To Apply For The PhD Scholarship Program In Catholic Theology
To apply, applicants need to enroll for an admission in the PhD program at the University.
After the admission process, applicants will then submit an application for a full-time PhD study at the Loyola Institute at Trinity College, using the central Trinity College application system.
Applicants must have sent the application by email at [email protected]
Required Documents: Candidates will have to submit a brief letter of motivation, and a research proposal of up to 2000 words.
For an admission in PhD degree, candidates must have a Bachelor Degree.
The interested candidate should have a very good command over the English language. Therefore, the application should be written in English.
Benefits Of The Program
The program will cover the University’s fees for an EU Student, plus an annual award of €12,000 for maintenance, for four years.