Student Awards & Scholarships
UCD Entrance Scholars
UCD recognises the calibre of its incoming high-achieving students with the award of UCD Entrance Scholar. Entrance Scholar awards are presented to first year students who achieve 560 points or more in their Leaving Certificate (or equiv- alent second level examination) in recognition of their academic accomplishment to date.
Eligibility - prospective students
Those attaining 560 (entry 2012: 540) or more CAO points or equivalent in year of entry. No application is required and recipients are automatically informed.
Recipients are presented with a recognition certificate and their achievements are recorded on their final academic transcript.
UCD Undergraduate Scholarships for Outstanding Academic Achievement
UCD undergraduate scholarships acknowledge the highest academic achievement by students within their UCD degree programmes. Scholarships are awarded to students who achieve an outstanding performance in their assessments for the previous year; normally achieving a GPA of 3.68 or more in modular programmes or first class honours in the remaining non-modular traditional programmes. In many cases, scholarships are reserved for students who attain first place within a particular subject area.
EGA Gold Medal for Undergraduate Degrees
The UCD Engineering Graduates Association supports excellence in engineering by annually awarding EGA Gold Medals to the graduating students in each of the Bachelor of Engineering degrees, including the BE Biomedical Engineering, who demonstrate excellence among their peers in undergraduate study and research.
EGA Gold Medal for Graduate Degrees
The UCD Engineering Graduates Association supports excellence in engineering by annually awarding EGA Gold Medals to the graduating students in each of the Master of Engineering degrees, including the ME Biomedical Engineering, who demonstrate excellence among their peers in undergraduate study and research.
For more information on available scholarships, please refer to the UCD Scholarships website.