Academic Council Committee for Academic Scholarships and Prizes

The  Academic Council Committee for Academic Scholarships and Prizes (ACCASP) oversees all scholarships and prizes that are awarded or maintained on merit-based achievements.  The Committee is also responsible for assuring quality and ensuring equity in the allocation of academic scholarships and prizes, including any related appeals processes and the administration of the Ad Astra Academy appeals process.

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Administrative Services, UCD Registry
email: awardsandscholarships@ucd.ie

The Academic Council Committee for Academic Scholarships and Prizes will:

1. Approve and periodically review criteria, conditions and regulations associated with all university merit-based scholarships and prizes.

2. Consider and approve proposals regarding establishment of new scholarships and prizes ensuring proposals are aligned to University objectives.

3. Consider proposed changes to existing awards and prizes.

4. Advise Academic Council on strategy in relation to merit-based scholarships and prizes.

5. Approve and periodically review procedures to assure quality and ensure equity in relation to allocation of merit-based scholarships and prizes.

 

ACCASP Membership

Academic Session 2020-2021 

Chair (appointed by President)
Dr Alexander Thein 

Deputy President, VP for Academic Affairs & Registrar
Prof. Mark Rogers

Member of AC nominated by CP – Arts & Humanities
Assoc. Prof. Emily Mark-Fitzgerald

Member of AC nominated by CP – Social Science & Law
Prof. Oonagh Breen

Member of AC nominated by CP – Business
Prof. Louis Murray

Member of AC nominated by CP – Eng. & Architecture
Assoc. Prof. Amanda Gibney

Member of AC nominated by CP – Science
Prof. Nial Friel

Member of AC nominated by CP – Health & Agri. Sciences
Dr Kate Frazer

One Head of School, nominated by Registrar
Assistant Prof. Alexander Thein

One Vice-Principal for Teaching and Learning, nominated by Registrar
Assoc. Prof. Niamh Moore-Cherry

Representative of Students' Union, nominated by Students' Union President
Carla Gummerson, UCDSU Graduate Officer

 

 

ACCASP Meeting Schedule 2020/2021

 

Submission Deadline  Meeting Date
Wednesday 7 October 2020, 5pm Wednesday 21 October 2020, 10am
Wednesday 25 November 2020, 5pm Wednesday 9 December 2020, 10am
Wednesday 20 January 2021, 5pm Wednesday 3 February 2021, 10am
Wednesday 31 March 2021, 5pm Wednesday 14 April 2021, 10am
Wednesday 19 May 2021, 5pm Wednesday 9 June 2021, 10am