MSc Merit Based Scholarships for UCD Final Year Students and recent UCD GraduatesThese scholarships are awarded to academically exceptional students from UCD who will be ambassadors for their course and the School during their studies and after graduation.
|Open Date||27th October 2017|
|Close Date||16th February 2018|
|Value||A number of €5,000 scholarships towards tuition fees|
To be considered, students must be a recent graduate of UCD or be graduating in summer 2018 with an Honours Bachelor Level Degree. A candidate must hold an Hons 1.1 degree result from the years 2016 or 2017 or else be in their Final Year (2017/18) and have completed their degree in full in summer 2018 with a finalised official degree result of an Hons 1.1 attained by 15th July 2018.
For students currently in their Final Year (2017/18), their degree GPA average at time of application must be at least at Hons 2.1.
These Scholarships are for our full-time Taught Masters M Sc Programmes only. It also includes our Master of Accounting.
The scholarships are not open to those who have already commenced or have previously undertaken a Masters programme.
If you are a non-Irish citizen but completed your education at UCD we welcome your application. However, please contact us before you make your application on the details at the bottom of this page.
These Taught Masters Scholarships will be judged and then awarded to the applicants on the basis of the highest ranked degree GPA’s across all UCD programmes with candidates needing to hold an Hons 1.1 along with the quality of the two short essay questions the candidate has completed as part of their application to the Masters programme they wish to join in 2018/19.
To be considered for this scholarship, candidates must apply by the deadline of 16th February 2018.
- have completed and submitted an online application to UCD Smurfit for the Taught Masters programme they hope to take in 2018/19. Click here to apply for a UCD Smurfit Taught Masters.
- have completed the simple online Scholarship Application. All required fields must be completed on the Form. Click here to complete the Scholarship Application Form. *Please note that you will not see these scholarships at this link until you have submitted a valid application (step 1 above).
Late applications will not be accepted.
In addition, if made a full or conditional offer of a place from The School, you must have accepted that offered place by a deadline of 15th April 2018.
We will award the Scholarships in the second half of July 2018. All decisions are final.
There is no need to send us in copies or upload your UCD results. We can see these.
Successful candidates can be awarded one Scholarship only from The School.
A maximum of up to three of the 18 scholarships on offer can be awarded to a specific UCD Smurfit Taught Masters Programme.
If an awardee does not take up a place or accept the scholarship, the award may be made to the next ranked candidate. Awardees that receive an award and subsequently cease study will be ineligible to apply again. The Scholarship award may not be deferred.
Candidates qualifying for more than one scholarship or bursary and successful in that, can’t add or combine them. They will be awarded the higher amount. Candidates can't transfer or use one scholarship or bursary between or against another programme. Scholarships and bursaries are also not allowed to be deferred to a future academic year so will be awarded to the student for the year they are offered a place only in UCD Smurfit. That is, students can't defer their place in UCD Smurfit to a future year.