Scholarships and Awards


University College Dublin offers an extensive range of Scholarships to prospective students and current students at both undergraduate and graduate level.

Global Scholarships – Taught Masters

UCD College of Social Sciences and Law offers 50% Tuition-Fee Scholarships to Non-EU students across multiple regions. Find out more about our Global Tuition-Fee Scholarships.

See below for more details on individual funding opportunities and Scholarships on offer by School.

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Bursaries (Taught Graduate Programmes)

PhD Scholarships

The School of Archaeology is offering one PhD scholarships under the College of Social Science and Law Research Scholarship scheme. Across the College, 15 scholarships are being offered. Learn more.

Postgraduate Scholarships

There are a small number of scholarships providing partial fee waivers, available to students with outstanding undergraduate records. Learn More.

MSc Scholarships

UCD School of Economics are pleased to announce the availability of scholarships for our 2019/20 MSc programmes for current and former UCD Economics students. Learn More.

PhD Scholarships

These PhD Scholarships will comprise an annual tax-free stipend of €15,000 plus a full waiver of fees.

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PhD Scholarships

The School of Geography is currently offering two PhD scholarships (EU fee rate waiver for up to four years). Learn More.

PhD Scholarships

The School of Philosophy is offering two PhD scholarships. Learn More.

SPIRe Graduate Scholarships 2019-20

UCD SPIRe is delighted to announce a call for applications for the 2019-20 Graduate Scholarship scheme. The overall aim of the scheme is to attract applicants of the highest academic standards to participate in the UCD SPIRe graduate programme (PhD and Masters) and provide them with the training, experience and mentorship necessary to their professional development.

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Funding opportunities

There are a range of funding opportunities available from undergraduate, through to PhD. Learn More.

Mary Kelly Bursary

The Mary Kelly Bursaries comprise an award of €2,000 towards university fees to students who have been accepted to one of the School of Sociology one-year 90 credit taught masters programmes. Learn More.

MSc Comparative Social Change EU Scholarships

The UCD School of Sociology and Department of Sociology, Trinity College Dublin invite applications from suitable EU candidates for a MSc Comparative Social Change EU Scholarship of €2,000. Learn More.


Masters of Public Policy Scholarship

UCD College of Social Sciences and Law in conjunction with the 30% Club, is offering one scholarship (EU fee only) for an exceptional female candidate. Learn More.

Quantitative Social Sciences PhD Scholarship

UCD College of Social Sciences and Law is offering one three years PhD scholarship (EU fee only) under the College Research Scholarship scheme. Learn More.

Demographic and Population Analytics

Two 50% Scholarship in the form of a tuition fee waiver (EU rate of fees only) will be offered in 2019. NonEU and EU applicants are welcome to apply. Learn More.