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PhD Scholarships in Autism Research at Dublin City University

International students who wish to pursue their doctoral degree in Autism Research should apply for the PhD scholarships in Autism Research at Dublin City University in Ireland. The program is available at the Institute of Education which is a new faculty at the university. Apply before September 14!

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The Institute of Education at Dublin City University comprises students of education coming from all sectors from early childhood to post-primary as well as further training and education. The institute also provides a range of bachelor’s degree programs in education. Students are offered a rich menu of research and taught-based postgraduate programs within the institute including masters, doctoral, certificate and diploma levels. The PhD scholarships in Autism Research at Dublin City University are intended to reveal the required components to improve learning and teaching in early childhood education for young pupils on the autism spectrum. The qualified students will conduct their doctoral study under the supervision of Dr. Tish Balfe as well as Dr. Sinead McNally.

There are two kinds of PhD scholarships in Autism Research, namely:

  • Early Childhood Education for children on the autism spectrum

Eligibility criteria:

  • hold at least a 2:1 honours degree in a relevant field
  • have experience of working with children with autism or hold a teaching qualification
  • be in possession of proof of an academic writing skills and a high standard of critical research
  • have a high level of competence in oral and written communication
  • be able to work as a team and individually in meeting demanding research objectives

 

  • Autism and the mainstream school
Other opportunity:  Kwongan Foundation PhD Top—Up Scholarships at University of Western Australia

Eligibility criteria:

  • hold at least a 2:1 honours degree (preferably a master’s degree) in a relevant field
  • have experience of working with children with autism or hold a teaching qualification
  • have experience of conducting focus groups or field interviews with young people
  • be in possession of proof of an academic writing skills and a high standard of critical research
  • have a high level of competence in oral and written communication
  • be able to work as a team and individually in meeting demanding research objectives

Both types of scholarships are fully funded and include EU fees and a stipend for the duration of four years. Students will also take part in learning support activities for a maximum of six hours weekly as part of the scholarship, i.e. tutoring, consistent with enhancing their professional development. Students will also provide help with school administrative processes.

Application Procedure

Applications must be forwarded no later than 14 September 2018 at 5 PM.

Students must send a CV and an expression of interest document to:

[email protected] (for Autism and the mainstream school scholarship candidates)

[email protected] (for Early Childhood Education for children on the autism spectrum scholarship candidates)

Your expression of interest document must be written in a word format (.docx or .doc) and shouldn’t exceed a 500 word count. You must outline your own suitability for the project and how you plan to develop the project. Potential candidates are recommended to inform the supervisors informally in the first instance.

More information about the PhD scholarships in Autism Research at Dublin City University can be found here.

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    6. Liban Salah Abdullahi August 25, 2018
    7. Heh Tha Phwe August 25, 2018
    8. Emmanuel p s Nushann August 25, 2018

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