Each year the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development for Northern Ireland (DARD) offers a limited number of Postgraduate Studentships for a three year period of research normally leading to a PhD qualification at a University in the United Kingdom or Republic of Ireland.
Funding is provided for full-time students only. Part-time study will not be supported.
Full details of how to apply for funding is now available on the DARD web site to download.
Completed DARD forms along with the supporting documentation should be returned not later than 5.00 pm on Tuesday 19 February 2013 to:
Telephone: 028 9052 4432
Fax: 028 9052 5205
Please refer to the Notes for Guidance 2013 and Current Research Titles before completing DARD's application form. Also note the priority research themes in DARD’s Evidence and Innovation Strategy and the evidence & innovation gaps and priorities identified for 2013.
Important: Please note that all applicants must also apply to the University of Ulster for Admission to Postgraduate RESEARCH Studies, which is available on the Research web site