Deadline: On a rolling Basis
Applications for 2022 Global Excellence Scholarships are now open!
University College Dublin (UCD) in Ireland is one of the world’s top universities and is the most popular university for international students in Ireland. Each year, UCD offers a number of Global Excellence Scholarships to international students (on non-EU fees) who are starting a course at UCD in September.
To apply for the Global Excellence Scholarship, students must first have received an offer (or conditional offer) to study in an eligible UCD course.
Study at UCD – one of the World’s Top Universities
UCD is one of the top universities in Europe – and is also ranked in the top 1% of higher education institutions worldwide. You will receive a world-class education at UCD.
Our students love the UCD campus, a huge, spacious campus with lakes, woodland walks, and wildlife close to Dubin’s city center. You can take a virtual campus tour and explore the campus for yourself in 3D today!
There are many career opportunities open to you when you graduate from UCD. We are ranked number 1 in Ireland for graduate employability by QS World Rankings. UCD has been number 1 for five consecutive years now.
Or, find out the many reasons why so many international students choose to study in Dublin and UCD.
Eligible programs are limited to undergraduate and graduate teaching programs, where the student must be based in Dublin and no part of the program is awarded by another institution. The following programs are excluded from the Global Excellence Scholarship scheme:
• Online programs,
• Part-time programs
• Clinical programs
• Off-shore campus programs
For a full list of eligible programs, please see Eligible Programmes.
- There are a limited number of 100% and 50% tuition fee Global Excellence Scholarships available to outstanding international students. There are a number of different deadlines to apply for the Scholarship depending on the region you are applying from. The results will be announced five weeks after each regional deadline.