The Réalta Master in Engineering Scholarship 2018/19

The Réalta Master in Engineering Scholarship provides funding for the fifth year of an Master of Engineering degree programme. The purpose of this award is to encourage UCD Engineering undergraduate students, who might be uncertain about their ability to fund the fifth, fee-paying year, to progress into and complete the ME programme.

Students who are completing Stage 3 of their studies, in Academic Year 2018/19, are eligible to apply for one of the 5 one-year scholarships available. The value of the Réalta ME Scholarship is €7,500 per individual one-year bursary and will be payable once the student enters the fifth, fee-paying year of their ME programme.


Applications are now open for the Réalta Engineering Scholarship. The application deadline is Friday, 31 May 2019.  

The Réalta ME Scholarship Application Form is available HERE.

You can download a Guidance Document from here: Guidance Document - Réalta ME Scholarship Application Form 2018-19

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The Réalta Master in Engineering Scholarship provides funding for the fifth year of a Master of Engineering degree programme and is intended for students who may otherwise be unable to undertake the ME.

The Scholarship is is €7,500 per individual one-year bursary.

Five individual one-year scholarships @ €7,500 will be available.

Whilst any Stage 3 Engineering Student can apply, the Scholarship is particularly aimed at those who have shown the ability to maintain strong academic grades in spite of challenging personal or financial circumstances and hope to complete a Master of Engineering programme.  

You can apply for the Réalta ME Scholarship by accessing the application form through the following link: Click Here

Please note your application must be submitted on or before Friday, 31 May 2019 to be considered.

Your application will be assessed by the Réalta ME Scholarship Assessment Panel. The panel will consider both you personal circumstances (including financial) and your academic performance as reflected in your responses to the questions asked. The panel will pay particular attention to your Personal Statement.

The Scholarship is payable upon entering the fifth fee-paying year of your chosen ME programme, and will be paid in monthly installments over the academic year.

Sue Philpott, Engineering & Architecture Programme Office Director -

Paul Masterson, Engineering & Architecture Programme Office Administrator -