UCD Graduate Sports Scholarships Programme
Applications for the 2020/2021 academic year will open in the Summer of 2020.
What is the UCD Graduate Sports Scholarship Programme?
The UCD Graduate Sports Scholarship (GSS) is a scholarship programme specifically for students who are competing and succeeding at the highest sporting level – nationally and internationally - while simultaneously completing a post graduate programme at UCD. The scholarship supports athletes in their pursuit of both sporting and academic success. The focus of the GSS programme is on a number of selected sports: GAA, Athletics, Rugby, Soccer, Hockey and Rowing although outstanding applicants from other sports may also be considered.
The UCD Graduate Sports Scholarships are available for courses in the following Schools:
- UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School
- UCD College of Science
- UCD School of Education
- UCD School of Agriculture & Food Science
- UCD School of Engineering & Architecture
Scholarship Benefits Include:
- Academic Fee Reduction (50%)
- Full Ongoing Academic Mentoring & Support
- Access to Performance Gyms & Elite Sporting Facilities
- Access to Professional S&C Support and Nutritional Advice
- Qualification from Ireland’s Leading University
How to Apply?
Step 1) Applicants MUST have already applied for and been offered a place on a UCD Postgraduate course in one of the above mentioned Schools.
Step 2) The link to apply is:
If you apply and want get back to your application you put in the following link:
** GSS Candidates will be selected through an interview process.
** The UCD GSS is run in addition to the existing UCD Elite Athlete Academy programme and UCD Sports Scholarship programmes.
** It is open to UCD students having completed their undergraduate studies as well as other Irish and non-Irish students who have completed their undergraduate studies in another Irish University/Third Level Institution. Students who have completed their undergraduate studies outside Ireland will also be considered.