MSc Merit Based Scholarships for UCD Final Year Students

MSc Merit Based Scholarships for UCD Final Year Students

These 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 1st October 2021
Close Date 1st August 2022
Status Closed
Value A number of €5,000 scholarships towards tuition fees

Only Final Year undergraduate students of UCD graduating in summer 2022 will be considered for these scholarships. A candidate must be in a position to achieve a GPA of 3.38 or higher in their Bachelor Level 8 Honours degree and have completed their UCD degree in full in summer 2022.

These Scholarships are for our full-time Taught Masters MSc 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.

Please note that UCD Belfield programmes run in conjunction with UCD Smurfit School - MSc in Biotechnology and Business, MSc in Biotherapeutics and Business and MSc in International Law and Business - are not eligible for Scholarships.

To be considered for these scholarships, candidates must submit a programme application before the deadline 1st August 2022. Therefore, there is no separate application process for these scholarships. Awarding of the scholarship is based on an applicant's final degree results and programme application. 

Late applications will not be accepted.

We will award the Scholarships in the second half of August 2022. 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.

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.

Please note that UCD Belfield programmes run in conjunction with UCD Smurfit School - MSc in Biotechnology and Business, MSc in Biotherapeutics and Business and MSc in International Law and Business - are not eligible for Scholarships.

If you would like more information on this scholarship or our MSc programmes, please contact UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School on smurfit.admissions@ucd.ie or phone +353 1 716 4321

Scholarships Notice

Candidates may apply for a number of scholarships, if they are successful in attaining more than one scholarship, however, they may only accept one scholarship bursary. Scholarship bursaries cannot be added together or combined.

Candidates will be awarded the higher amount. Candidates cannot 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, it is only applicable and awarded to the student for the year they are offered a place in UCD Smurfit. If a student, subsequently, decides to defer their offer they will lose their scholarship or bursary and be required to apply in the future.

If candidates are in receipt of a SUSI grant they are not eligible to receive a scholarship .

UCD Smurfit School Scholarships are not applicable to courses in UCD Smurfit Executive Development, UCD Belfield campus or programmes run in conjunction with UCD Belfield including the MSc in Biotechnology and Business, MSc in Biotherapeutics and Business and MSc in International Law and Business.

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