Academic Council Committee for Academic Scholarships and Prizes

The  Academic Council Committee for Academic Scholarships and Prizes (ACCASP) oversees all scholarships and prizes that are awarded or maintained on merit-based achievements.  The Committee is also responsible for assuring quality and ensuring equity in the allocation of academic scholarships and prizes, including any related appeals processes and the administration of the Ad Astra Academy appeals process.

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email: awardsandscholarships@ucd.ie

The Academic Council Committee for Academic Scholarships and Prizes will:

1. Approve and periodically review criteria, conditions and regulations associated with all university merit-based scholarships and prizes.

2. Consider and approve proposals regarding establishment of new scholarships and prizes ensuring proposals are aligned to University objectives.

3. Consider proposed changes to existing awards and prizes.

4. Advise Academic Council on strategy in relation to merit-based scholarships and prizes.

5. Approve and periodically review procedures to assure quality and ensure equity in relation to allocation of merit-based scholarships and prizes, including any related appeals processes.

6. Assume responsibility for the administration of Ad Astra Academy appeals process.

 

ACCASP Membership

2018-19 Academic Session

Chair (appointed by President)
Dr Alexander Thein 

Deputy President, VP for Academic Affairs & Registrar
Prof. Mark Rogers

Member of AC nominated by CP – Arts & Humanities
Assoc. Prof. Fionnuala Dillane

Member of AC nominated by CP – Social Science & Law
Assoc. Prof. Niamh Moore-Cherry

Member of AC nominated by CP – Business
Prof. Gerardine Doyle

Member of AC nominated by CP – Eng. & Architecture
Prof. Andrew Keane

Member of AC nominated by CP – Science
Prof. Orina Belton

Member of AC nominated by CP – Health & Agri. Sciences
Prof. Jim Lyng

One Head of School, nominated by Registrar
Assoc. Prof. Nicola Figgis

One Vice-Principal for Teaching and Learning, nominated by Registrar
Assoc. Prof. Amanda Gibney

Representative of Students' Union, nominated by Students' Union President
Niall Torris

 

 

ACCASP Meeting Schedule 2018/2019

 

Submission Deadline  Meeting Date
 Friday October 5th, 5pm  Friday 12 October 2018, 11am 
 Friday November 23rd, 5pm Friday 7 December 2018, 11am 
Tuesday January 15th, 5pm  Tuesday 29 January 2019, 2pm 
Tuesday April 2nd, 5pm   Tuesday 16 April 2019, 2pm
Tuesday May 14th, 5pm  Tuesday 28 May 2019, 2pm