APPLICATION PROCESS

Application forms must be submitted by the 31st July each year

Year 1

SEPTEMBER

Nuffield Ireland Interviews

The application process is in two rounds. The second and final round will be in Dublin in late August / early September.

OCTOBER/NOVEMBER

New Scholars Briefingand Annual Conference

The day before the Nuffield
Ireland conference, there is a
full day briefing for new
Scholars, this is compulsory.
The following day at the
Annual Conference, Scholars
will give a short presentation
on themselves and their
study topic to the
conference.

INTRODUCTION TO MENTORING PROGRAMME

This programme starts and
runs throughout the two
years, as does training.

EARLY MARCH

Contemporary Scholars
Conference (CSC) – Compulsory

All Scholars must attend
their International
Contemporary Scholars
Conference (CSC). The CSC
is held in a different
Nuffield country each
year. In 2018 it will be
held in The Netherlands.

MARCH – JUNE

Global Focus Programme
(GFP) Tours – Compulsory

Two intakes (March andJune). Each
GFP tour will travel for approximately six weeks on a programme of visits
across six different countries with
scholars from a number of different
countries.

APRIL OF YEAR 1 TO
END OF FEBRUARY
YEAR 2

Study Travel

Time spent on ‘independent
travel’ is the most important
element to research ones
chosen topic. Scholars travel
for a minimum of ten weeks
(including the GFP and CSC)
to countries of their choice
anywhere in the world.
Therefore Irish Scholars are
required to travel
independently for at least
three weeks. Travels are to
be completed by the end of
February in Year 2.

Year 2

MAY 31ST

 Submit Written Report

The first draft of the
report must be submitted
by May 31st.

JULY 31ST

Final Report submitted

OCTOBER/NOVEMBER

Present at the Nuffield Ireland Conference

Scholars will present their
findings at the Annual
Conference.