ATU announce 60 PhD scholarships

The ATU has launched 60 new PhD scholarships under the Technological University Research and Innovation Supporting Enterprise  scheme.


It aims to builds research capacity between academia and regional enterprises in the west and northwest.


The scholarships cover a broad range of disciplines such as: Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering; AgriFood & AgriTech; Audiovisual & Creative; ICT & ICT Services; Life Sciences, MedTech & Medical Devices; Marine & Blue Economy; Renewable Energy, Climate Change Mitigation & Sustainability. Applications are now open.

Scholarship recipients will build expertise in their field and develop stronger collaborations with regional enterprises aligned to Ireland’s Smart Specialisation Strategy and the Regional Enterprise Plans.


They will become highly skilled researchers and proactively serve as a bridge between the university and enterprise through placements.


The Higher Education Authority (HEA) TU RISE scheme is co-financed by the Government of Ireland and the European Union through the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) via the Southern, Eastern & Midland Regional Programme 2021- 27 and the Northern & Western Regional Programme 2021-27.