UCD Global Excellence Graduate Scholarship

UCD Global Excellence Graduate Scholarship

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The Global Excellence Scholarships are designed to attract exceptional applicants to UCD programmes and to encourage early application. Scholarship applicants will be evaluated based on academic merit as well as a comprehensive evaluation of their scholarship application.

Offered by  Institution 
Amount granted  Variable 
Type of scholarship  Merit-based 
Level of program Graduate 
Application deadline  15 January 2025 (tentative) 
International students  Yes 
Official url  UCD GLOBAL EXCELLENCE SCHOLARSHIPS

 

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What are the benefits of the UCD Global Excellence Graduate Scholarship?

The UCD Global Excellence Graduate Scholarship will pay half or all of the student's tuition fees i.e. 50% or 100% of the tuition fee will be waived off as a benefit of the UCD Global Excellence Graduate Scholarship. 

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What is the eligibility criteria for the UCD Global Excellence Graduate Scholarship?

To be eligible for the UCD Global Excellence Graduate Scholarships, applicants must meet the eligibility criteria listed below.

  • list items Have a 'Offer', 'Conditional Offer,' 'Accept', or 'Conditional Accept' status on their application.
  • list items Be self-funding and designated as Non-EU for tuition fee purposes.
  • list items Applying for a full-time Master's degree programme other than the Smurfit Business School, clinical programmes, online programmes, or combination programmes.
  • list items A permanent resident or a citizen of one of the eligible countries.
  • Aside from the eligibility criteria listed above, students who apply for and/or win the Global Excellence Scholarship must follow the terms and conditions listed below.

  • list items Only students who applied before the March 31 deadline were considered for the award.
  • list items Be enrolled in a full-time master's programme other than clinical programmes, combined master's programmes, online programmes, or Smurfit Business School programmes.
  • list items Recipients must maintain full-time attendance status in order for their scholarship to be renewed.
  • list items Students who accept the scholarship must attend UCD open events, serve on the Student Ambassador Panel, participate in podcasts, and offer testimonies about their experience at the institution as needed.
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    What is the application process for the UCD Global Excellence Graduate Scholarship?

    Eligible individuals must apply separately for the UCD Global Excellence Graduate Scholarship. After completing the steps to apply for admission to the University College Dublin, interested students should complete the stages outlined below.

  • list items Enter your application and password into UCD's online application portal.
  • list items Click "Scholarship Applications" in the "My Application" section.
  • list items Choose the scholarship for which you want to apply.
  • list items Fill in the blanks using the following criteria:
  • list items Why did you decide to study at UCD? (100 words)
  • list items Why did you choose to pursue this academic programme? (100 words)
  • list items Tell us about your future aims and goals. (100 words)
  • list items Will you be able to serve as a campus ambassador? (100 words)
  • list items How do you intend to cover the remaining expenses?
  • list items Please submit the application form. 
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    What are the documents required for the UCD Global Excellence Graduate Scholarship?

    Some of the crucial documents required to apply for this scholarship online are listed below:

  • list items Academic Transcript 
  • list items Passport Copy 
  • list items English Language Proficiency Test Score (GRE and TOEFL) 
  • list items Residential Certificate 
  • list items Research Proposal
  • list items Progress Report 
  • list items Latest Passport Size Photograph 
  • list items Summary Report of 5000 words 
  • list items Proof of Admission 
  • list items Bank Account Information
  • list items Working Email ID 
  • list items Active Mobile Number 
  • list items Photo Id Proof
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    What is the selection process for the UCD Global Excellence Graduate Scholarship?

    This distinguished scholarship is intended to be awarded to extremely excellent master's applicants by University College Dublin. As a result, applicants are evaluated based on:

  • list items The application for the UCD Global Excellence Graduate Scholarship is strong.
  • list items GPA, standardized exam results, and other academic achievements.
  • list items Fulfillment of eligibility requirements.
  • The selection committee at University College Dublin makes the ultimate judgements, which cannot be appealed. The scholarship recipients will be contacted within two weeks. They must formally accept the scholarship offer, or it may be withdrawn.

     

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    How can you contact the University College Dublin for the scholarship?

    You can contact the University College Dublin by clicking on the below mentioned link to get your queries and questions answered. 

    https://www.ucd.ie/global/enquire/ 

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    Frequently asked questions

    How long does it take for UCD to make a decision?

    We try to make a decision on applications within two weeks after their submission. However, it may take longer in specific situations (for competitive programmes or during peak hours).

    Is it difficult to get into UCD?

    The University of Dublin has a 20% acceptance rate, making it both one of the greatest universities in Ireland and the most difficult to get into.

    Is there an application fee at UCD?

    Applications to UCD are made online, and you can upload your documents and pay the €50 application fee online once completed.

    Is UCD private?

    University College Dublin is a public research university located in Dublin, Ireland, that is a member of the National University of Ireland.