UCD School of Economics offers scholarships for postgraduate study at both Masters and PhD level.

MSc Scholarships

Scholarships are available to reduce or waive fees for applicants to our MSc programmes.

  • Merit-based scholarships:
    • For current and former UCD Economics BA/BSc students, see here for details of our merit-based scholarship scheme.
    • For current and former Economics HDip and MSc Qualifier students, see here for details of our merit-based scholarship scheme.
    • For other EU students, see here for details of our merit-based scholarship scheme.
  • For students from outside the EU, there are a range of different scholarships awarded through UCD’s international office, some of these vary by nationality. See here.
  • Needs-based scholarships:
    • For students in receipt of a SUSI (Student Universal Support Ireland) grant, see here for details of our needs-based scholarship scheme.
    • For needs-based UCD Cothrom na Féinne Scholarships, see here for details.

Students with first-class honours undergraduate degrees can apply to work as undergraduate tutors while studying on our MSc programmes.  Once you are accepted onto our MSc programmes you will receive an invitation to apply for these positions. Questions should be directed to our MSc co-ordinator Dr. Stefanie Haller at stefanie.haller@ucd.ie  

PhD Scholarships

See here for information on scholarships for PhD students.