UCC invites applications for two Lilly Research Scholarships which have been established to promote research excellence in one of the following disciplines:

  • Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences,
  • Biotechnology related areas, and
  • Chemical Engineering.

These two scholarships aim to support students and integrate them into the academic, social and cultural aspects of University College Cork.


  • Applicants must have attained at least Second Class Honours, Grade 1 (or equivalent) in an appropriate degree.
  • Applicants must have an undergraduate or postgraduate degree from a recognized university.
  • Applicants must be proficient in English Language.

Application Deadline: August 19, 2021

Eligible Countries: International

Type: Ph.D. or MSc Research

Value of Award: €16,000

Number of Awards: Two

Eligible Field of Study: Ph.D. or MSc Research degree in Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences; Biotechnology-related areas; and Chemical Engineering.

Method of Application: Interested applicants must apply through CRM, the UCC application portal, and submit all the relevant documentation.

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