The following scholarships, funding opportunities, programmes, and training are available:

PhD Scholarship at the University of Galway in Disability Law

One funded PhD position is available to work on a doctoral thesis in the area of Disability Law. The successful applicant will work under the supervision of Dr Shivaun Quinlivan and Dr Charles O'Mahony, School of Law.

It is open to a candidate to define their own PhD topic, but it should fit, broadly within the parameters of research in relation to the CRPD and Disability Rights more generally, with a particular focus on:

  • Constitutional law and disability rights 
  • The CRPD with particular reference to any of the following rights, employment education, mental health, legal capacity, law reform
  • EU Disability Law & Policy Disability, discrimination & employment\
  • Disability and the criminal justice system


Interested candidates should complete this Proposal Form‌, and submit a CV and an academic writing sample (e.g. article, course essay, dissertation) by 5 pm, 28th July 2023 to shivaun.quinlivan@universityofgalway.ie and/or charles.omahony@universityofgalway.ie. Informal inquiries can be sent to the same addresses. Candidates may be invited to interview.

Gill Jacot Guillarmod Scholarship

In loving memory of Gill Jacot Guillarmod, Senior Project Manager and Liaison Officer of the Centre for Human Rights from 1 May 2001 to 15 January 2010, in deep appreciation for her role to the academic and other programmes of the Centre, and in recognition of her humanity and humour, which left a profound impression on everyone whose lives touched hers, the Centre for Human Rights in 2010 established the Gill Jacot Guillarmod Scholarship.

For more information, click here
Item added: 01/02/2011
Application deadline: 30 October each year


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