PhD Scholarships in Mathematics and Statistics, University College Dublin, Ireland

Expires on: 03/22/2024


The UCD School of Mathematics and Statistics announces the 2024 Research Demonstrator Competition, providing fully funded PhD opportunities. These demonstratorships, valued at €22,000 per annum (tax-free), cover four years of full-time research and involve tutorial duties. The positions are competitively awarded based on academic merit, with a start date of 1st September 2024.

The program offers a total value of €22,000 per annum (tax-free) along with a €2,000 travel allowance over four years. Successful candidates, not qualifying for external fee support, will also have 100% of their fees covered. Tutorial duties are included, with additional payment. Applications are competitively assessed based on academic merit.


 Applicants must demonstrate exceptional academic merit and meet UCD’s English language requirements. Successful candidates will be expected to undertake tutorial duties as part of the demonstratorship.

Documents: To be considered for the Research Demonstratorship, submit a single email attachment (in PDF format) to with the following documents:

  • Up to three topics of interest: List them in order of preference and indicate where you learned about the scholarship.
  •  Brief curriculum vitae
  • Statement of mathematical interest: No more than 500 words.
  •  Full copies of academic transcripts: Translated to English where applicable.
  • Contact details of two academic references: Include name, telephone number, and email address.
  •  Evidence of meeting UCD’s English language requirement: Details available at UCD English Language Requirements

How to Apply

Submit your application via email to Marian Woods at Additionally, email the supervisor(s) associated with the project(s) expressing your interest in the proposed topic(s).

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