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Postgraduate Study in the US. Marita Foster. [email protected] | (021) 4904722 . International Education Officer (Acting), UCC. Full Degree Postgraduate Programmes. Sources of Information: International Education Office, UCC www.ucc.ie/international Careers Service, UCC www.ucc.ie/careers

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Postgraduate study in the us

Postgraduate Study in the US

Marita Foster

[email protected] | (021) 4904722

International Education Officer (Acting), UCC


Full degree postgraduate programmes

Full Degree Postgraduate Programmes

Sources of Information:

  • International Education Office, UCC

    www.ucc.ie/international

  • Careers Service, UCC

    www.ucc.ie/careers

  • Academic Staff, UCC

  • Fulbright Commission – Education USA http://www.fulbright.ie/educationusa


Full degree postgraduate programmes1

Full Degree Postgraduate Programmes

Web:

  • www.petersons.com/graduate/

  • www.educationUSA.state.gov/home/find-a-school

  • www.utexas.edu/world/univ/state/

  • www.usjournal.com/

  • www.usnews.com/usnews/edu/grad/


Application process

APPLICATION PROCESS

Deadlines: Usually January/February of the year of entry

  • Application Form – many universities now use an on-line application

  • Academic Transcript(s)

  • Academic References

  • GRE/GMAT Scores

  • Statement of Purpose

  • Evidence of Funding


Graduate record examination gre

Graduate Record Examination (GRE)

GRE is a computer-adaptive test.

General Test:

  • Multiple-choice test that most graduate schools use for admission to their graduate programmes.

  • Three areas: Analytical Writing, Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning.

    http://www.fulbright.ie/study-in-the us/postgraduate-study/admissions-exams/gre

    http://www.ets.org/


Graduate record examination gre1

Graduate Record Examination (GRE)

IRELAND

To Register:

  • Region 12 - EUROPE/NEW INDEPENDENT STATESCall: 31-320-239-540(The Netherlands)Fax: 31-320-239-541

  • DUBLINTest Center Number: 8044Ground Floor, Block 2 Grand Mill Quay, Barrow Street, Dublin. Phone: 01.667.8635

  • Cost: $175


Graduate record examination gre2

Graduate Record Examination (GRE)

Subject Test:

  • GRE offers 8 subject tests, each of which measures achievements in specific fields. Some universities request a subject test. This can only be done on paper. Please contact GRE for details of the nearest test centre.

    • Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology

    • Biology

    • Chemistry

    • Computer Science

    • Literature in English

    • Mathematics

    • Physics

    • Psychology


Gre subject tests

GRE Subject Tests

Usually three times a year

  • November

  • December

  • April


Graduate management admission test gmat

Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)

  • The GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) measures verbal, quantitative and analytical writing skills.

  • Used by graduate schools of business to assess the qualifications of applicants to graduate management programmes.

  • Available only as a computer-adaptive test.


Graduate management admission test gmat1

Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)

Information about registering for the GMAT is available at:

http://www.gmat.org/gmatregstr_frames.html

or

GMAT

Educational Testing Service

PO Box 6103

Princeton NJ 08541-6103

Tel: 609 771 7330

Fax: 609 883 4349

Institute of Technology Blanchardstown, Dublin Ireland New Horizons Ireland, Dublin


Funding

FUNDING

  • Personal funds

  • Loans

  • Scholarships available through US institutions

  • Teaching Assistantship

  • Research Assistantship


Funding1

FUNDING

Scholarships sourced in Ireland

  • Fulbright

  • NUI Travelling Studentships


Fulbright all discipline student awards

Fulbright All Discipline Student Awards

  • 6 – 12 months of post-graduate study or research in the US in all disciplines

  • Awards worth maximum $20,000 plus insurance, J-1 visa and programming


Fulbright

Fulbright

  • Fulbright Awards for specific subject areas including:

  • Environmental Protection Agency Award in Water, Climate Change and Sustainable Environment

  • Enterprise Ireland Award in Innovation

  • Marine Institute Award in any science/business related topic for PhD research only

  • Notre Dame LLM in International Human Rights Law (50% tuition waiver)

  • Teagasc Award in Agricuture, Food and Forestry


Ucc fulbright recipient 2012 2013

UCC Fulbright Recipient 2012/2013

  • Niamh Daly is a PhD candidate in the Archaeology Department at UCC. Niamh will investigate female kinship ties in early medieval non-ecclesiastical populations from Ireland using archaeological bone chemistry in the School of Human Evolution and Social Change at Arizona State University.


Ucc fulbright recipient 2012 20131

UCC Fulbright Recipient 2012/2013

  • Niamh O'Mahony is a PhD candidate in English at UCC. Niamh will pursue research on avant-garde poetry and literary criticism at Miami University, Ohio.


Closing dates

Closing Dates

  • The 2013/14 competition is open to applicants from 24th August 2012 - 15:00 Wednesday 14th November 2012

  • Successful applicants will be eligible to study/research in the US between August 2013 - August 2014.


Fulbright foreign language teaching assistantship awards

Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistantship Awards

  • FLTA Programme for Irish language teaching assistants at US colleges and universities. 

  • Successful candidates are required to have formal academic qualifications / training and / or professional experience in the teaching of the Irish language.


Fulbright foreign language teaching assistantship awards1

Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistantship Awards

  • Approximately $20,000 plus insurance, J-1 visa and programming

  • 10 months of post-graduate study and Irish language teaching in US colleges


Fulbright foreign language teaching assistantship awards2

Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistantship Awards

  • This round opened on August 24th 2012 for the 2013/14 competition with a deadline of 14th November 2012 at 15:00.


Fulbright further information

Fulbright Further Information

  • Visit: www.fulbright.ie

  • Ring: 01.660.7670

  • Tweet: @Fulbright_Eire

  • Facebook: Fulbright Ireland


Nui travelling studentships

NUI Travelling Studentships

Details of the above National University awards may be obtained from:

The Registrar

National University of Ireland

49 Merrion Square

Dublin 2

Tel: (01) 676 7246

Fax: (01) 661 9665

Email: [email protected]

www.nui.ie/awards/grdaward.asp#travstud


Nui travelling studentships1

NUI Travelling Studentships

  • In existence since 1910. Main objectives:

  • to encourage the most able students in the NUI federal system to pursue research

  • to enable these students to undertake postgraduate research abroad towards a doctoral degree

  • to attract these scholars back eventually to enrich the learning community within NUI


Nui travelling studentships2

NUI Travelling Studentships

  • Four in the Humanities and Social Sciences (€64,000, i.e., €16,000 per annum up to 4 years)

  • Two in the Sciences (€64,000, i.e., €16,000 per annum up to 4 years)


Other funding sources

Other Funding Sources

  • http://www.fundingusstudy.org/

  • http://www.fundingusstudy.org/StateSearch.asp

  • http://www.internationalscholarships.com/

  • http://www.iefa.org/

  • http://www.internationalstudent.com/study_usa/financing/scholarships.shtml


Exchange opportunities in the united states

Exchange Opportunities in the United States

  • Limited number of exchange opportunities available to UCC students who wish to pursue a period of study at an American university.


Exchange opportunities in the united states1

Exchange Opportunities in the United States

University of California

Visiting Scholar Programme

www.berkeley.edu (Berkeley)www.ucdavis.edu (Davis)www.uci.edu (Irvine)www.ucla.edu (Los Angeles)www.ucr.edu (Riverside)www.ucsb.edu (Santa Barbara)www.ucsc.edu (Santa Cruz)www.ucsd.edu (San Diego)


Exchange opportunities in the united states2

Exchange Opportunities in the United States

University of California

Visiting Scholar Programme

  • Open to post first year PhD students

  • Minimum three months and maximum one year

  • Invitation required from Faculty member at University of California


Murphy irish exchange program notre dame

Murphy Irish Exchange Program, Notre Dame

  • Open to post-first year PhD student in Irish Studies

  • Two round-trip tickets per academic year

  • A stipend of $12,000 (US) will be provided to each exchange student from the Murphy Irish Exchange Program Endowment at the University of Notre Dame

  • Tuition Fee Waiver


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Murphy Irish Exchange Program, Notre Dame

  • For further information see http://www.ucc.ie/en/cacsss/grads/funding/TheMurphyIrishExchangeProgram/


Exchange opportunities in the united states3

Exchange Opportunities in the United States

  • Boston College Exchange - fee waiver. Open to both undergraduate and postgraduate students.

    www.bc.edu/

  • Illinois Institute of Technology – fee waiver. Open to both undergraduate and postgraduate students.

    www.iit.edu

  • University of Oklahoma

    www.ou.edu


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Exchange Opportunities in the United States

  • George J. Mitchell Peace Scholarship - University of Maine System - fee waiver plus room and board. Open to undergraduate and postgraduate students and recent graduates of UCC.

    www.umt.edu/www.usm.maine.edu/

  • University of Montana - fee waiver. Open to undergraduate and postgraduate students

    www.umt.edu/


Exchange opportunities in the united states5

Exchange Opportunities in the United States

  • State University of New York at Cortland (SUNY)

    Open to both undergraduate and postgraduate students

    www.cortland.edu/


Maui utrecht exchange programme

MAUI-UTRECHT Exchange Programme

  • Baylor University (www.baylor.edu/)

  • University of Missouri, St. Louis (www.umsl.edu/)

  • University of Missouri, Rolla (www.umr.edu/)

  • University of Missouri, Kansas City (www.missouri.edu/)

  • University of Missouri, Columbia (www.umkc.edu/)

  • Southern Illinois University, Carbondale (www.siuc.edu/)

  • Kansas State University (www.k-state.edu/)

  • University of Oklahoma (www.ou.edu/)

  • Oklahoma State University (osu.okstate.edu/)

  • University of Nebraska, Lincoln (www.unl.edu/)

  • University of Nebraska, Kearney (www.unk.edu/)

  • University of Nebraska, Omaha (www.unomaha.edu/)

  • Texas Tech University (www.ttu.edu/)


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MAUI-UTRECHT Exchange Programme

  • Students have the opportunity to spend a semester or year in one of the partner universities.

  • All subject areas are covered.


Further information

Further information

International Education Office

University College Cork

Roseleigh, Western Road.

Tel: 4904722

Fax: 4904735

Email: [email protected]

http://www.ucc.ie/international/


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