CRC Ciaran Barry Scholarship

The Ciaran Barry (CB) scholarship was setup in 2015 in memory of Dr Ciaran Barry.  Dr Barry was the Medical Director of the CRC from 1964 until his death in 1991 and a founder member of the CRC Scientific and Research Trust. The scholarship is specifically aimed at a student with a disability, pursuing postgraduate education with a research component in a recognised college or university.
It is a once-off grant for up to €10,000. This year’s call is opening on our website on Monday 1st May 2023 with a closing date of Wednesday 24th May 2023

CB Scholarship rules

  • The scholarship is reserved for a student with a disability undertaking a post graduate degree (Masters or PhD)
  • The scholarship is open to any academic discipline
  • Applicants must be graduates of a recognised university or third level college. Candidates in their final year may also apply
  • All proposals must have a significant research component
  • The scholarship is for €10000 to be used during the course of the study, it is a one-off payment and is not renewable
  • Applicants must submit completed application forms and supporting documentation by midnight on the closing date to
  • The continuation and termination of the scholarship will be at the discretion of the CRC
  • On completion of a research project or thesis, the recipient of the scholarship must submit a PDF copy of the research project to the CRC. This may be referenced on the Central Remedial Clinic website. If access is requested, permission of the author will be sought. All publications or papers arising from the research will acknowledge funding from the CRC
  • Recipients are expected to participate in any general publicity that may arise relating to the awarding of a grant

Eligibility: An Irish/EU citizen or registered in an Irish University for a postgraduate degree within the year of application (Masters or PhD)


Please Note: Dr Ciaran Barry Scholarship: Applications will open Monday 1st May 2023 with a closing date of Wednesday 24th May 2023

A completed application must be submitted, to include the following information:

  • Ciaran Barry Research Scholarship Application
  • Proposal outlining the topic for research, proposed methodology, timescale, expected outcomes and funding requirements
  • Up-to-date CV
  • Confirmation from a recognised university or third level college that the candidate has enrolled in a post graduate course
  • Details of the college and faculty to which the candidate has been accepted
  • Letter of support from the applicant’s professor or academic supervisor

Please email all documents to

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