University College Cork, Scholarships 2017-18

University College Cork – College of Science, Engineering & Food Science

Scholarships 2017-18

 

POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS

Quercus Postgraduate Scholarships:

  • Eligibility: all students pursing taught postgraduate programmes who attain UCC First Class Honours or equivalent in their undergraduate degree and satisfy the requisite academic criteria for their chosen programme

  • Mechanism: application via PAC

  • Value: 50% off tuition fee (not including bench fees)

MERIT SCHOLARSHIPS

Eligibility: international (non-EU) students on taught masters programmes

Value: as below

  • UCC First Class Honours or equivalent (1H): 20% off tuition fee

  • UCC Second Class Honours, Upper Division or equivalent (2H1): 10% off tuition fee

  • UCC Second Class Honours, Lower Division or equivalent (2H2): €1,000

Mechanism: Awarded automatically at offer stage

 

PROGRESSION SCHOLARSHIPS

(applicable to students applying from any other Irish Higher Education Institution)

Value: 20% off international (non-EU) tuition fee

Mechanism: Awarded automatically at offer stage

Scholarship Deadlines:

  • Round One (for applicants with full results available)                 1st March 2017

  • Results communicated to applicants                 30th March 2017

  • Round Two (for applicants awaiting final results) 1st June 2017

  • Deadline for Uploading Final Undergraduate Results: 30th June 2017

  • Results communicated to applicants mid to late July 2017

Automatic scholarships will apply only to applications received before 1st April 2017

UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS

 UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS FOR DIRECT ENTRY STUDENTS (pursing full-time undergraduate degree)

  • ‘Presidential’ Merit Scholarships

    • Value: up to 50% of international tuition fee

    • Number: Up to 5 per year

    • Mechanism: Application form

  • Direct Entry Undergraduate Scholarship:

    • Value: 25% of international (non-EU) fee

    • Number: Unlimited

    • Mechanism: Awarded automatically at offer stage

Scholarship Deadlines:

  • Automatic scholarships will apply only to applications received before 1st March 2017

Scholarship Eligibility & Rules:

  • Applicants may not avail of more than one scholarship. Where an applicant is eligible for more than one scholarship, the scholarship with the higher value will be applied

  • Applicants must be in possession of a full offer to be considered for scholarships

  • Scholarships apply to tuition fees only. Bench fees, if applicable, are not discounted

  • Scholarships will only apply to privately funded/self-funded students (e.g. students with external funding will be charged full international fee)

  • Undergraduate Scholarship is renewable for 4 years (or the duration of course), subject to the student successfully completing each year to the required standard for progression

  • Successful applicants will be required to pay deposit of €2,000 within 21 working days and scholarships may not be used in lieu of the applicants’ deposit

  • New fee and scholarship arrangements should not affect existing agreements with partner universities

  • Quercus postgraduate scholarship applications must be submitted via application form on PAC

  • All scholarships will be determined by the academic unit in which the programme is anchored and will be formally approved by SEFS committee comprising the Head of Graduate School, the Chair of the International Committee, academic representation and representation from the International Office

  • UCC is committed to promoting women in STEM

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