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UCD Global Scholarships for International Students

Before making an application for Scholarships please apply online to your chosen programmes at www.ucd.ie/apply

All available scholarships are listed below. Please read through the Call for Applications and Terms & Conditions for the desired scholarship to determine whether you are eligible and how to apply.

In order to apply for the scholarships listed below, students need to have applied for and been offered a place in an eligible UCD programme.

The scholarships administered by UCD Global are reserved for students who will be charged non-EU fee rates for their UCD programme. If a student is charged EU fees following an assessment, they will lose eligibility for the scholarships advertised through UCD Global (though they may still be eligible for other UCD scholarships).

Universitas 21 Alumni Scholarship

Universitas 21 Alumni are eligible for 3,000 or 10% tuition fee scholarship. This scholarship is open to all successful applicants to graduate taught masters students who are graduates of a Universitas 21 partner university.

Naughton Fellowships Scholarship

Students who are earning their undergraduate degree from Notre Dame and wish to pursue a Master's degree or Ph.D. may apply for a Naughton Fellowship to study in Ireland. Notre Dame students may study at one of five Irish Universities including UCD.

Irish Aid Fellowship Training Programme Scholarship

Each year, the Irish Aid Fellowship Training Programme brings suitably qualified candidates from developing countries to undertake graduate studies at colleges and universities in Ireland. Awards are made in fields such as development studies, rural development, health care, education and law.

For further details and information on how to apply please visit the Irish Aid website.

Mitchell Scholars Program

Sponsored by the US-Ireland Alliance The Mitchell Scholars Program is designed to introduce and connect generations of future American leaders to the island of Ireland, while recognising and fostering intellectual achievement, leadership, and a commitment to community and public service.

For further details and information on how to apply please visit the US-Ireland Alliance website.

UCD Past Exchange / Study Abroad Schol

Returning Exchange and Study Abroad students are eligible for a 4,000 tuition fee scholarship.

V.V. Giri Scholarship

In honour of UCD alumnus and fourth president of India, Varahagiri Venkata Giri, UCD invites all successful Indian applicants to eligible full-time programmes are invited to apply to our prestigious V.V. Giri Global Excellence Scholarship. Please see our Global Excellence Scholarship page for more information.

Fulbright Scholarship

Fulbright US student awards (approximately 16,000) enable US graduate students to spend one academic year studying or researching in Ireland. For further details and information on how to apply please visit the Fulbright website.

HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of Thailand Scholarship

Open to all successful applicants to one-year full time taught Masters programmes who are citizens of, and resident in Thailand in year of application. Please select the Global Excellence Scholarship and your application will automatically processed for consideration for the HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of Thailand Scholarship. Shortlisted candidates will be required to interview in Bangkok as part of application process.

Generation Study Abroad Scholarship

All tuition-fee paying American students participating in UCD Study Abroad programmes for the full academic year are eligible for a 1,000 tuition fee Generation Study Abroad Scholarship.

Global Excellence Scholarship (50%)

All successful applicants to eligible full time programs are invited to apply to our prestigious Global Excellence Scholarship. The Scholarship Program is funded by UCD and aims to attract excellent candidates. Applications are open to applicants who already have an offer or conditional offer to study at UCD.

Global Scholarship

Applicants with the following statuses (Offer, Conditional Offer, Accept or Conditional Accept status) on their application are automatically considered for partial tuition scholarships by our admissions and scholarship committee. Decisions are made based on your submitted application materials.

Global Excellence Scholarship (100%)

All successful applicants to eligible full time programs are invited to apply to our prestigious Global Excellence Scholarship. The Scholarship Program is funded by UCD and aims to attract excellent candidates. Applications are open to applicants who already have an offer or conditional offer to study at UCD.

Global Excellence Scholarship

All successful applicants to eligible full time programs are invited to apply to our prestigious Global Excellence Scholarship. The Global Excellence Scholarship is funded by UCD and aims to attract excellent candidates. Applications are open to applicants who already have an offer or conditional offer to study at UCD.

Global Scholarship

Applicants with the following statuses (Offer, Conditional Offer, Accept or Conditional Accept status) on their application are automatically considered for partial tuition scholarships by our admissions and scholarship committee. Decisions are made based on your submitted application materials.

Government of Ireland International Education Scholarships

The Irish Higher Education Authority runs an annual competition to select 60 Government of Ireland International Education Scholars across Ireland. Applications are open to applicants who already have an offer or conditional offer to study at an Irish institution. Click 'Read More' to see how to apply.

Lochlann Quinn School of Business VPI Discretionary Scholarship

Lochlann Quinn School of Business applicants with the following statuses (Offer, Conditional Offer, Accept or Conditional Accept status) on their application are automatically considered for partial tuition scholarships by our admissions and scholarship committee. Decisions are made based on your submitted application materials.

Engineering and Architecture Scholarships for Non-EU Students

The UCD College of Engineering and Architecture invites applicants to Engineering and Architecture programmes to apply for the College-administered Scholarships. The deadline and application instructions are provided through the link.

Engineering and Architecture Scholarships for Non-EU Students

The UCD College of Engineering and Architecture invites applicants to Engineering and Architecture programmes to apply for the College-administered Scholarships. The deadline and application instructions are provided through the link.

UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School Scholarships

Students at the UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School are invited to apply for a range of scholarships for international students. All scholarships are advertised on the UCD Smurfit Scholarships website.

UCD IFY Scholarship

The UCD International Foundation Year Scholarship is awarded to students entering UCD through the International Foundation Year pathway programme. The scholarship is awarded at entry to the Foundation Year and lasts for the duration of the student's programme.

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