University College Dublin
Ireland's Global University 

Scholarships and Funding

Information for students interested in studying in UCD at graduate taught level. Find out about the different types of scholarships available, how to apply, and who to contact for further information. Select your country to continue.

Call for Applications: Government of Ireland Scholarships

Applicants to UCD are invited to apply for the Government of Ireland International Education Scholarship. Interested applicants should consult the following for all terms and conditions, as well as eligibility criteria:

  1. Higher Education Authority Press Release (8 Feb 2019)
  2. Application page
  3. Call for Applications 2019 

In order to apply for this scholarship, applicants should already have an offer to study at UCD.

Note: The Government of Ireland International Education Scholarship is administered by the Irish Higher Education Authority. All queries should be directed to:

The Deadline for applications is Friday 29 March 2019.

UCD reserves the right to approve candidates on the Government of Ireland Scholarship. Programmes in the following schools are excluded:

  • School of Medicine
  • School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Systems
  • School of Veterinary Medicine

Global Excellence Scholarships

The Call for Applications for the Global Excellence Scholarships (100% and 50%) now open. For information about eligibility and how to apply, please consult the following documents for your region:

Terms & Conditions

The terms and conditions will vary depending on the scholarship you are awarded. Please select your country from the drop-down list below and click on “Terms & Conditions” on the right-hand side of the table to see the detailed Terms & Conditions for each scholarship.

Please note that there are some general conditions that apply to all UCD Global scholarships and UCD Global Excellence scholarships including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Minimum GPA requirements for continuation of scholarship (if applicable);
  • Full time enrolment requirement;
  • The requirement to act as an Ambassador for UCD by participating in student panels, focus groups, blogs and other activities as requested by UCD International;

Frequently Asked Questions

Graduate Scholarships

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