Apply to SPHeRE

Apply to the SPHeRE PhD Programme

Application Procedure for 2021/2022 SPHeRE PhD Programme

Funding Bodies (such as charities, philanthropic organisations or employers) or Supervisors with tied bursaries (either externally funded or tied to their own institutions) that can fund a Scholar for 4 years can also apply for inclusion of their candidate on the Programme. Scholar registration can take place at your chosen institution (UCD, UL, NUI Galway, MU, DCU, RCSI, TCD or UCC) and no additional fees are payable to the SPHeRE Programme.  Please see here for further information on why it is worth registering a Scholar on the SPHeRE Programme.

We will accept applications from Principal Investigators or funding bodies with alternative funding up to August 2021.

Please contact if you would like to discuss enrolling your Scholar in the SPHeRE Programme for 2021/2022.

The SPHeRE Programme will commence on 29th September 2021.