UCD Graduate Sports Scholarships Programme

Applications are now open as of 1st June 2019 and close 31st July 2019.

 Apply through the link below.

What is the UCD Graduate Sports Scholarship Programme?

The UCD Graduate Sports Scholarship (GSS) is a scholarship programme specifically for students who are competing and succeeding at the highest sporting level – nationally and internationally - while simultaneously completing a post graduate programme at UCD. The scholarship supports athletes in their pursuit of both sporting and academic success. The focus of the GSS programme is on a number of selected sports: GAA, Athletics, Rugby, Soccer, Hockey and Rowing although outstanding applicants from other sports may also be considered.

The UCD Graduate Sports Scholarships are available for courses in the following Schools:

 Scholarship Benefits Include:

-        Academic Fee Reduction (50%)

-        Full Ongoing Academic Mentoring & Support

-        Access to Performance Gyms & Elite Sporting Facilities

-        Access to Professional S&C Support and Nutritional Advice

-        Qualification from Ireland’s Leading University

How to Apply?

Step 1) Applicants MUST have already applied for and been offered a place on a UCD Postgraduate course in one of the above mentioned Schools.

Step 2) The link to apply is:

• https://sisweb.ucd.ie/usis/!W_HU_MENU.P_PUBLISH?p_tag=DEEP&APPFORM=SCADGS  

If you apply and want get back to your application you put in the following link:                                                                                                        


Further Information

** GSS Candidates will be selected through an interview process.

** The UCD GSS is run in addition to the existing UCD Elite Athlete Academy programme and UCD Sports Scholarship programmes.

** It is open to UCD students having completed their undergraduate studies as well as other Irish and non-Irish students who have completed their undergraduate studies in another Irish University/Third Level Institution. Students who have completed their undergraduate studies outside Ireland will also be considered.