Post-graduate Scholarships at UCD in Ireland, 2019

The College of Social Sciences and Law are offering a number of scholarships for graduate students. The Scholarships are open to access students from low-income households who have accepted a place on a graduate taught programme within the College of Social Sciences and Law.

Scholarships provide for full fee support.

UCD is Ireland’s Global University – the largest and most international university in Ireland with almost 8,000 international students from 138 countries. International academics make up over 30% of UCD’s faculty, and over 50% of UCD research-funded staff is non-Irish.

Located in Dublin city, Ireland’s capital (a 50-minute flight from London), UCD is Ireland’s leader in postgraduate education with over 8,000 graduate students, representing approximately 26% of the UCD student population. UCD is the most connected and networked university with Government, industry and society in Ireland. Many of UCD’s 239,000 alumni have made their mark in all areas of industry, arts, engineering, science, culture, sport and public life, in Ireland and abroad. UCD has one of the largest urban campuses in Europe which offers world-class facilities and amenities including extensive accommodation options with 24-hour security.

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UCD has Global Centres in New York, Beijing, Delhi, Dubai and Kuala Lumpur. Our Global Centres provide an accessible first point of contact for high schools, partner institutions, students and parents in the local time zone.

UCD is recognised as one of Europe’s largest archives of oral tradition and cultural history and is home to the National Folklore Collection, which was inscribed in 2017 to the UNESCO Memory of the World Register.

What You Need To Know About The Undergraduate Scholarships at UCD in Ireland

The Cothrom na Féinne Scholarships are awarded to scholars who demonstrate clear motivation to pursue higher education despite educational challenges faced and demonstrate leadership to others experiencing similar challenges to pursue third level education. Applicants from low-income households are invited, and priority will be given to:

HEAR students
– DARE students
– Students with a Disability
– First time Matures
– Incoming Access Student 2018/19
– Students who have successfully completed a UCD Access Programme
– QQI-FETs (Further education award holders)
– Irish Travellers
– Lone parents who are in receipt of a means-tested social welfare payment
– Ethnic minorities

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– Refugees, those with leave to remain and asylum seekers


The undergraduate Scholarships are open to new entrants to UCD (first years) who have accepted an offer to study in UCD. Applicants must be entering a full-time undergraduate programme of study.



The scholarship is open to national and international students that want to pursue an undergraduatestudy in Ireland.


Scholarships are valued at €1,500 per annum for the normal duration of the scholar’s programme of study. Scholarships will be paid in two instalments each year at the end of September/early October and at the end of January. The scholarship package also includes:
– Dedicated Welcome Programme
– Programme of academic workshops and seminars
– Dedicated personal support offered by a team of experts
– The support of a peer mentoring network
– Leadership training programmes, networking and development opportunities.

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Undergraduate Scholarships at UCD in Ireland Eligibility:

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

The undergraduate Scholarships are open to new entrants to UCD (first years) who have accepted an offer to study in UCD. Applicants must be entering a full-time undergraduate programme of study.

How To Apply For The Undergraduate Scholarships at UCD in Ireland

The mode of application is online. click on the application form link and follow the process to apply for this scholarship.

Application form

Scholarship Link

Scholarship Application Deadline: September 21, 2018

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