DAERA Postgraduate Research Student Application for extension (2020/2021) - Final Years only

Closed 24 Aug 2020

Opened 15 Jul 2020


Delays may have been experienced due to COVID 19 and consequently reduced access to study centres.  This application is for potential financial assistance towards an extension for your DAERA funded postgraduate research study leading to a PhD qualification.

  • All information will be treated in the strictest confidence and in compliance with our Data Protection Act (DPA) 2018.
  • It is mandatory to complete questions with an asterisk * to proceed with the application.
  • Any person wilfully making a false statement in support of this application may be disqualified.
  • If you would like to save and edit the application later, the click 'Save and Come Back Later'. By providing your e-mail address you will receive a weblink to your application. This provides access to view and edit all your existing answers until you submit your completed response. You need to share this weblink with your supervisor so they can complete Section E.
  • After you click 'Submit' you will no longer be able to go back and change any of your answers. You must 'Submit' your application by midnight 15th August 2020.
  • You must inform us of any change in the information provided on this form, without delay.

The application period will close at midnight on 15th August 2020.

What happens next

Offer of Extension

The Department will send offers to confirm duration of funded extensions approved.

If circumstances change following submission please get in touch as there may be an option to resubmit.


  • Higher education students


  • Postgraduate Study