Non EU Scholarships

UCD College of Engineering & Architecture are delighted to offer all Non-EU citizens of every nationality (outside the EEA) the opportunity to apply for our College of Engineering & Architecture Scholarship, which is available at both a bachelor and masters level across the majority of our Engineering and Architecture programs.

Scholarship Range: The scholarships range from €3,000 up to €10,000. 
Application Dates:

  • USA Application Dates : Opens Monday December 2nd 2019 (USA Students only) – Monday April 6th 2020.  
  • Application Dates (all regions): Opens Monday February 3rd 2020 (all regions) - Monday April 6th 2020.  


Exempt Programmes: College of Engineering & Architecture scholarships are not available for the following programmes:
- MEngSc Engineering Management (T288)
- MEngSc Biopharmaceutical Engineering (T070)
- MEngSc Electronic & Computer Engineering (T257)

Scholarship Decisions: Scholarship applications will be reviewed the week commencing April 6th 2020 and decisions will be returned the week commencing 27th April 2020 (exception USA, where we will endeavour to review applications on a rolling basis)
Application Process: Click here 
Further Queries: katie.oneill@ucd.ie / call +353 1 716 1781


College of Engineering & Architecture Scholarship - Terms and Conditions

  1. The Scholarship Program is funded by UCD College of Engineering and Architecture and aims to attract excellent candidates to UCD’s Engineering and Architecture bachelors and masters programs.
  2. Scholarships are open to self-funding candidates.
  3. Applicants must be citizens and current residents of a Non-EU country and classified as non-EU for tuition fee and application purposes.
  4. In order to be eligible to apply for this advertised scholarship, applicants must have ‘Offer’, ‘Conditional Offer’, ‘Accept’ or ‘Conditional Accept’ status associated with their application for a programme that is eligible for this scholarship.
  5. Successful candidates will be selected on merit paired with a holistic review of their scholarship application;
  6. Only applications received before or on Monday April 6th 2020 will be considered.
  7. Decisions will be made by the Scholarship Committee and candidates will be notified within six weeks of the committee decision.
  8. Once scholarship awards are issued, students must accept this offer by the specified method within three weeks of the notification being distributed by the committee.
  9. It is the student’s responsibility to formally accept the scholarship offer, a non-response will be considered as declining the offer.
  10. If a student already has another UCD scholarship e.g. global scholarship and is subsequently awarded a College scholarship, only the higher amount will apply. The student cannot hold two different awards.
  11. Students awarded a scholarship must commit to participating in student panels, focus groups, blogs and other activities as requested by UCD College of Engineering and Architecture. 
  12. A student who withdraws, cancels or becomes inactive, enrols less than full-time, is suspended, or dismissed from the University will lose his/her scholarship eligibility. A student who takes such a status due to medical reasons may appeal in writing to the Scholarship Committee to have his/her scholarship reinstated. The appeal must be submitted with supporting documentation, such as a letter from a doctor. In such a case, for there to be a possibility for reinstatement, a student’s leave from the University cannot exceed two consecutive semesters.
  13. A student who declines an initial offer of admission and accompanying scholarship offer will not retain their scholarship offer if they reapply at a later date or defer their offer.
  14. Continuous full-time enrolment and attendance is required to retain a scholarship award.
  15. The issued scholarship will be deducted from your University fee account.
  16. Scholarships are renewable annually subject to the student maintaining an annual grade point average of no less than 3.08/4.2 (upper second class).