UCD is the first choice destination for international students in Ireland, and is currently home to over 5,000 students from around the world. UCD is also the largest provider of graduate education in Ireland and offers a range of scholarships opportunities to international students to undertake postgraduate study.

Graduate Scholarships for International Students

Graduate scholarships include the UCD Global Excellence Graduate Scholarships, Government of Ireland Scholarships for India and the UCD CSC Scholarship Scheme, which has been established to assist Chinese students to pursue postgraduate research in UCD leading to a PhD.  These scholarships are managed through our International Office and further details can be found on their website here.

Other Academic Scholarships and Awards

International students may also be eligible for other UCD scholarships and awards. To find out more, go to

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Terms and conditions apply. The value, number and benefits of scholarships may vary from year to year.

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