Postgraduate Research Scholarship: Accounting and Taxation

National University of Ireland, Galway - School of Business & Economics

Academic Unit: Funded PhD Scholarship

Project Title: POSTGRADUATE RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIP, Accounting and Taxation

Duration: Funded for 4 years (Structured PhD), full-time.

Project description: A scholarship is available in the J.E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics, NUI Galway to allow fulltime research towards a PhD degree in Accounting/Taxation.

We welcome students with an educational background in accounting, taxation or related fields such as psychology, management, information systems etc. Areas of research specialism in our discipline include:  auditing, healthcare management, innovation, management control systems, performance measurement and management, public sector financial management, and taxation.

Stipend: Scholarship includes annual stipend of up to €16,000 (deduction of PhD fees from this).

Expected start date: 1st Oct 2017

How to apply:

e.g. Applicants should submit a full CV, a research statement of not more than 500 words outlining their interest in an area, and the names and addresses of at least two and not more than five referees (two to be academic referees) by email to: Emma Brinton, Accountancy & Finance, J.E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics, NUI Galway (

Closing date for applications: 5.00 pm, 21st September 2017

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