Trinity College Dublin Mphil in Literary Translation Studentship

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This MPhil in Literary Translation Studentship aims to support and develop a gifted student on the MPhil in Literary Translation. It is awarded competitively on academic merit. Preference will be given to applicants working with the same language as the Centre’s Literary Translator in Residence for the year.


Trinity is Ireland’s leading university and is ranked 88th in the world. It is known to deliver world class education and employers worldwide hold Trinity graduates in high esteem.  Graduates include Nobel Prize winners in literature, science, and medicine; presidents and world leaders; award-winning actors and filmmakers; internationally renowned poets and playwrights, entrepreneurs and business leaders.


The Trinity Centre for Literary and Cultural Translation received a very generous bequest from Dr. Graham Martin, which has enabled them to establish a studentship and to support a student on the MPhil in Literary Translation.

Institution of study: Trinity College Dublin

Nationality Eligible: EU and Non-EU citizens

Level of study: Postgraduate

Studentship Offer: The studentship fully covers EU or non-EU fee and an annual maintenance of €16,000 for one year.

Fees will be covered, and maintenance is payable monthly via Trinity College payroll, directly to your bank account.

Eligibility: All applicants whose first language is not English and who have not been educated through the medium of English must present one of the following qualifications in the English language:

  • IELTS: Grade 6.5 (No section less than 6.0)
  • TOEFL: 90 – internet based (with a written score of 21)
  • University of Cambridge:
  • Proficiency Certificate, Grade C or better (CEFR Level C1 or C2)
  • Advanced Certificate, Grade C or better (CEFR Level C1 or C2)
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic) – PTE Academic: a minimum score of 63 to be eligible (with no section score below 59)


Application: Applicants to the MPhil in Literary Translation Studentship must make their applications online using

Applicants must make their application for this Postgraduate studentship award in conjunction with their MPhil application. This process is done online using

To apply for the funding during the online application, simply select the Studentship you wish to be considered for from the drop-down menu in the Section of the application form titled “Funding/Financial Support”.

Nominations are considered at a meeting in the School of Languages, Literatures and Cultural Studies in May. Therefore, applicants who apply after 30th April will not be considered for this award. New applicants are advised to submit their application as early as possible.


Deadline: 30th April 2018.



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