Global Excellence Scholarships Terms and Conditions

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Global Excellence Scholarships

Applications for Global Excellence Scholarships are now CLOSED.

No late applications can be received. UCD will announce the results of the competition to applicants by the start of May.

UCD holds an annual competition for the Global Excellence Scholarship for non-EU students starting their UCD programme in the coming year. 

The Award

There are a limited number of 100% and 50% tuition fee scholarships available to outstanding students entering eligible UCD programmes.

Important Information


V.V. Giri Global Excellence Scholarship

In honour of UCD alumnus and fourth president of India, Varahagiri Venkata Giri, UCD names Global Excellence Scholarships for Indian graduate students: The V.V. Giri Global Excellence Scholarship.

Indian nationals residing in India at the time of application are eligible for the V.V. Giri Global Excellence Scholarship, provided that they meet the eligibility criteria for Global Excellence Scholarships.

Eligible students are invited to apply by 28 February as directed in the Global Excellence Scholarship Application Instructions.