As part of its commitment and support of the cultural experience at the University of Limerick, particularly in the performing arts, Campus Life Services is offering a PCC scholarship to the value of €5,000 towards accommodation to an undergraduate student of the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, University of Limerick.
This scholarship is only available for applicants of the BA Performing Arts. Campus Life Services aims to support students in residence to enjoy the best student living experience and get the best out of campus life. Campus Life Services, formerly Plassey Campus Centre (PCC), has also generously made an allocation of two residential scholarship places to support a number of postgraduate research students over the last number of years.
Academy Comhaimseartha Fee Waivers
The Irish World Academy is offering 2 full research EU fee waivers to current PhD students. As part of the conditions of the fee waivers, successful applicants will provide editorial support towards the compilation and publication to deadline of the Irish World Academy’s biannual Comhaimseartha/Of Our Times brochure.
Irish World Academy Fee Wavier
The Irish World Academy offers a limited number of full and/or partial fee waivers for research students at MA and PhD level.
These are distributed on an annual basis and decisions regarding the awarding of the Irish World Academy Fee Waivers will be made by the Academy Director.
RTÉ Lyric FM Scholarships
The RTÉ Lyric FM Scholarships were established in 1999 in support of the MA Classical String Performance at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, University of Limerick.
The aim of the scholarship is to support talented string players who wish to study at UL. Since the scholarship was established in 1999, it has been awarded to students from Ireland, Australia, Malaysia, China, Hungary, Romania, Spain, Italy and the US. Recipients may be required to engage in work at the Academy, aimed towards professional development while making a valuable contribution to Academy life.
Bursary in Community Music
Universal Music UK Sound Foundation Bursary in Community Music Universal Music UK Sound Foundation (formerly EMI Music Sound Foundation), an independent charity, is now the single largest sponsor of Specialist Performing Arts Colleges in England and has created vital bursaries at music colleges to assist music students.
In 2005, EMI Music Sound Foundation extended its remit to cover the Irish World Academy in Ireland. A bursary was made available on an annual basis towards the establishment of the EMI Music Sound Foundation Bursary in Community Music at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance. Patrons: Sir George Martin, Sir Paul McCartney, Yoko Ono, Sir Simon Rattle, Sir Cliff Richard, Diana Ross and Tina Turner.
Roche Continents – Youth! Arts! Science!
Roche Continents – Youth! Arts! Science! is a project grown from a partnership between Roche and the Salzburg Festival. 100 students from across Europe are selected to participate in this exceptional challenge; all aged between 20 and 29 from the life sciences, chemistry, the fine arts or music.
Roche is well known for promoting culture in novel settings, and Roche Continents is an example of this commitment. Participants attend concerts and talks by guest speakers, and are given the opportunity to join discussions with artists as well as take part in group workshops, exploring the common ground of innovation and creativity in the arts and science.
The Stepping Stones Scholarship fund is available for study on taught MA programmes at the Irish World Academy. Among other criteria, priority is given to applicants whose projects resonate with the spirit of the Stepping Stones initiative: equality of arts practices, interdisciplinary vision and the desire to build bridges between arts practices.
The two types of scholarships are: The Stepping Stones Scholarships for Non-EU Students are available to international students on taught MA programmes at the Academy.
Students must have a demonstrable record in a performance and/or academic specialisation relevant to a programme of study at the Academy. General Stepping Stones Scholarships are open to all applicants to taught MA programmes at the Academy. There are three €1,000 general scholarships available.
For more information on taught postgraduate funding and scholarships, please contact: Barbara.Christie@ul.ie
Further information on criteria and application procedures for all scholarships is available at: www.IrishWorldAcademy.ie