Undergraduate scholarships for international students

University College Dublin and the International Study Centre are offering joint scholarships of up to €19,000 to international students.* The scholarship is available towards your tuition at the International Study Centre, as well as for your chosen progression degree at UCD.

Scholarships for UCD students

The following scholarships are available for students studying an International Foundation Year at the International Study Centre. After progressing to your undergraduate degree, you will continue to receive funding towards your study in Ireland. The two different scholarships are:

Business, Economics and Social Sciences

  • A scholarship of €3,000 for your International Foundation Year
  • A further €2,000 awarded each academic year at UCD

Engineering and Sciences

  • A scholarship of €3,000 for your International Foundation Year 
  • A further €4,000 awarded each academic year at UCD

Am I eligible for the joint scholarship?

All self-funded students are eligible for the joint scholarship, excluding those who are progressing to degrees in Economics and Finance and Biomedical Science Health and Life Sciences. Sponsored students are not eligible for these scholarships. To be eligible, you must:

  • Achieve the required progression grades at University College Dublin International Study Centre
  • Be a self-funded, unsponsored international student 
  • Not have any other scholarship
  • Meet the conditions in your University offer
  • Have the funds to cover the remaining living cost, travel and any other costs associated with studying at the university 

Scholarships are based on meeting satisfactory academic requirements and progression to UCD.

* Subject to availability and eligibility criteria

For more information and eligibility criteria, please read the University College Dublin Scholarship terms and conditions.