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Musgrave Cancer Research PhD Scholarship 2020 - Closed









The Musgrave Cancer Research PhD Scholarship in association with Breakthrough Cancer Research represents a successful partnership to fund world class cancer research in Ireland while educating the next generation of cancer research leaders.  Funding for a 3 year PhD Scholarship will be provided to take place at any University in Ireland currently engaged in cancer research and is open to researchers in Clinical, Biological, Epidemiologic or Public Health fields, so long as it is patient focused and with the ultimate aim to improve cancer care and increase survival. 

Due to COVID-19, we have extended our deadline for submission of applications to 30th April 2020 at 17:00 GMT.  However, please submit your intention to submit an application with the following information; Applicant Name and qualifications, Supervisor name, Research Institute, Title of Project, and abstract, by 31st March 2020 at 17:00 GMT. Now CLOSED.



  • Scholarship Announcement                                   20th January 2020
  • Informal Inquiries                                                     20th January – 31st March 2020
  • Intention to apply                                               31st March 2020, 17:00 Dublin Local Time
  • Deadline for submission of applications         30th April 2020, 17:00 Dublin Local Time
  • Interviews (Skype maybe used)                         Now moved to: mid- to late June 2020
  • Scholarship Commences                                      September/October 2020


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