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Scholarships at Trinity College Dublin

There are 19 scholarships available at Trinity College Dublin.

India Undergraduate Scholarships

Eligibility requirements

a) Applicants must be normally resident in and have completed their high school education in India.  b) Applicants must have non-EU status and pay tuition fees at the non-EU rate.  c) Applicants must receive an offer of a place in a Trinity undergraduate course. d) Applicants must have achieved a minimum:

  • International Baccalaureate score of 36
  • A level score of AAB or similar
  • India Grade XII score of 90% overall

Selection Criteria: The scholarship will be assessed based on academic achievement

Application details

  • You must complete and submit (by paying €55 application fee) an application for a Trinity undergraduate course prior to applying for a scholarship.
  • To be eligible to receive a scholarship, you must receive an offer of a place in a Trinity undergraduate course.
  • Send an email to nilanjana.shihn@tcd.ie using the Subject line: India Scholarship [your name], [your applicant number]. Attach your CV and a 300 word statement on “How I will contribute to our Trinity College Dublin community."
  • The offer of scholarship will remain open for 2 weeks, during which time you must pay the course acceptance deposit. If the offer is not accepted within this time, the scholarship will be allocated to another applicant.

Value details

Scholarships valued up to €5000 euro each, applied as a reduction to the tuition fees of a full-time undergraduate programme for the first year of study only.

Global Excellence Postgraduate Scholarships

Eligibility requirements

Applicants who have non-EU status and will pay tuition fees at the non-EU rate.

Selection Criteria: The scholarship will be assessed based on academic achievement, and evaluation of the applicants’ potential to contribute to the overall Trinity community.

Application details

Applications are now open for September 2020 intake.

Please submit your scholarship application as follows:

Email your application to your Regional Officer. If you are unsure whom your Regional Officer is, please select your country of residence on this page and verify the name of your Regional Officer in the “Contact Details” Section.

Subject line: your name + Trinity application ID + Global Excellence Postgraduate Scholarship

Scholarship Application Documents (please ensure all documents include your name and Trinity Application ID):

  • Trinity Offer Letter (Applicants must have receive a conditional or firm offer of a place in a Trinity postgraduate course).
  • 200 word statement on “How I will contribute to our Trinity College Dublin community.” - submit in Microsoft word document or pdf format.
  • CV/Resume

You will receive an acknowledgement of receipt of scholarship request.

Your Regional Officer will inform you if you’ve been selected for a scholarship and will inform you for the process to formally accept the scholarship.

Please note deadline for all US Scholarship Applications is April 1st.

Value details

Scholarships valued at 3000 to 5000 euro each, applied as a reduction to the tuition fees of a full-time postgraduate programme for the first year of study only.

Application deadline

Expected April 2021

E3 Excellence Postgraduate Scholarships in Engineering, Environment and Emerging Technologies

Eligibility requirements

Who can apply: Applicants who hold an offer letter for a Postgraduate Taught Masters programme in the School of Engineering or the School of Natural Sciences or the MSc in Energy Science and the MPhil in Environmental History.

Selection Criteria: The scholarship will be assessed based on academic achievement, and evaluation of the applicants’ potential to contribute to the overall Trinity community.

Application details

Please submit your scholarship application as follows:

Email your application to the E3 Scholarship team on E3.team@tcd.ie

Subject line: your name + Trinity application ID + E3 Excellence Postgraduate Scholarships in Engineering, Environment and Emerging Technologies.

Scholarship Application Documents (please ensure all documents include your name and Trinity Application ID):

  • Trinity Offer Letter (Applicants must have receive a conditional or firm offer of a place in a Trinity postgraduate course).
  • 200 word statement on “How I will contribute to our Trinity College Dublin community.” - submit in Microsoft Word document or pdf format.
  • CV/Resume

You will receive an acknowledgement of receipt of scholarship request.

Your Regional Officer will inform you if you’ve been selected for a scholarship and will inform you for the process to formally accept the scholarship.

Please note deadline for all US Scholarship Applications is April 1st.

Value details

Scholarships valued at 1000 to 5000 euro each, applied as a reduction to the tuition fees of a full-time postgraduate programme for the first year of study only.

Application deadline

Expected April 2021

TR080 Global Business (Bachelor in Business Studies) Scholarship

Eligibility requirements

Selection Criteria: The scholarship will be assessed based on academic achievement, and evaluation of the applicants’ potential to contribute to the overall TCD community. Applicants who have non-EU status and will pay tuition fees at the non-EU rate.

Application details

Please submit your scholarship application as follows: 

  • Email your application to your Regional Officer. If you are unsure whom your Regional Officer is, please select your country of residence on this page and verify the name of your Regional Officer in the “Contact Details” Section 
  • Subject line of Email: your name + Trinity application ID + Global Business (Bachelor in Business Studies) Scholarship 
  • Scholarship Application Documents (please ensure all documents include your name and Trinity Application ID - assigned by TCD when application for the Global Business (Bachelor in Business Studies) is submitted (for details on how to apply, please visit this page 
  1. Trinity Offer Letter (Applicants must have receive a conditional or firm offer of a place in a Trinity undergraduate course). 
  2. 200 word statement on “How I will contribute to our Trinity College Dublin community.” – submit in Microsoft word document or pdf format. 
  3. CV/Resume 

Value details

Scholarships valued at 5000 euro each, applied as a reduction to the tuition fees for the Global Business (Bachelor in Business Studies) for the first year only.

Victory Scholars Programme

Eligibility requirements

Trinity College Dublin offers two scholarships to postgraduate courses in our School of Business as part of Sport Changes Life Victory Scholars programme. 

Application details

For further details, please contact the university website.

Value details

Please contact the provider

Irish Research Council Scholarships

Eligibility requirements

The Irish Research Council (IRC) funds research towards Masters and Doctoral degrees in all research areas. 

Application details

Awards include a maintenance grant and vary in amount and duration. All new entrants to an eligible postgraduate programme may apply. 

Value details

Please contact the provider

Hong Kong Scholarship for Excellence Scheme

Eligibility requirements

The Hong Kong Scholarship for Excellence Scheme aims to support local students to pursue studies in world renowned universities outside Hong Kong, with a view to grooming a top cadre of talents with global vision, international network and world-class education, thereby contributing to enhancing Hong Kong’s competitiveness as Asia’s World City in a globalised knowledge economy. The scheme also seeks to support those students who have excellent academic achievement but lack the financial means to study in top-notch universities outside Hong Kong.

All awardees will receive a non-means-tested scholarship to cover their tuition fees, subject to a ceiling of HK$250,000 per annum, whichever is lower. In addition, a means-tested bursary will be granted to students who may need additional support to pursue their study, subject to a ceiling of HK$200,000 per student per annum. The means-tested bursary will consist of two components, up to HK$50,000 per annum for covering tuition fee in excess of HK$250,000; and up to HK$150,000 per annum for covering living and other study-related expenses. Once awarded, a scholarship will last for the normal duration of the concerned programme in respect of undergraduate studies and up to two years in respect of all postgraduate studies. It will be renewable annually subject to the provision of satisfactory documentary proof of the awardees’ good academic performance.

To be eligible for the HKSES, applicants are required to meet the following two criteria:

  • have right of abode or right to land, or have entered Hong Kong on One-way Permits; and;
  • have resided in Hong Kong continuously for three complete years immediately prior to the commencement of the academic programme outside Hong Kong.

Application details

For further details, please contact the university website.

Value details

All awardees will receive a non-means-tested scholarship to cover their tuition fees, subject to a ceiling of HK$250,000 per annum, whichever is lower. In addition, a means-tested bursary will be granted to students who may need additional support to pursue their study, subject to a ceiling of HK$200,000 per student per annum. The means-tested bursary will consist of two components, up to HK$50,000 per annum for covering tuition fee in excess of HK$250,000; and up to HK$150,000 per annum.

Grattan Scholars

Eligibility requirements

The Grattan Scholars programme supports exceptional Ph.D. students who have the potential to become future academic leaders and influential voices for social and economic development. These Scholars not only help to enrich the learning experience of undergraduate students but their research work will have a real impact on understanding the evolving challenges facing society. Scholarships are awarded annually to Ph.D. students of outstanding talent, from Ireland and abroad, who are selected to study on a priority research topic within the disciplines of Economics, Philosophy, Political Science and Sociology.

Application details

For further details, please contact the university website.

Value details

Please contact the provider

Sport Scholarships

Eligibility requirements

Every year sports scholarships are awarded to students of national and international standard who come to study and compete for Trinity.

Application details

For further information, please contact the university website.

Value details

The scholarships provide the following benefits: Financial contribution of between €750 and €1500 Physiological assessment, fitness testing and follow-up training Workshops including nutrition and psychology Cardiac screening Scholarships are open to all sports and are tenable for one year, however they may be renewed on an annual basis for up to four years.

Global Excellence Undergraduate Scholarships

Eligibility requirements

Selection Criteria: The scholarship will be assessed based on academic achievement, and evaluation of the applicants’ potential to contribute to the overall Trinity community.

Application details

Please submit your scholarship application as follows:

Email your application to your Regional Officer. If you are unsure whom your Regional Officer is, please select your country of residence on this page and verify the name of your Regional Officer in the “Contact Details” Section.

Subject line: your name + Trinity application ID + Global Excellence Undergraduate Scholarship

Scholarship Application Documents (please ensure all documents include your name and Trinity Application ID):

  • Trinity Offer Letter (Applicants must have receive a conditional or firm offer of a place in a Trinity undergraduate course).
  • 200 word statement on “How I will contribute to our Trinity College Dublin community.” – submit in Microsoft word document or pdf format.
  • CV/Resume

You will receive an acknowledgement of receipt of scholarship request.

Your Regional Officer will inform you if you’ve been selected for a scholarship and will inform you for the process to formally accept the scholarship.

Value details

Scholarships valued at 3000 to 5000 euro each, applied as a reduction to the tuition fees of a full-time undergraduate programme for the first year of study only.

Go Overseas Scholarship

Eligibility requirements

The scholarship will be awarded to students taking part in Study Abroad in Trinity on a fee-paying basis for Michaelmas Term 2018 with a minimum GPA of 3.3.

Application details

In order to apply for the scholarship, students must submit their application directly to Go Overseas with a 300 word essay explaining why they would like to study in Ireland and a photo with an Irish theme, selecting Trinity College Dublin as one of their college choices.

Students must also apply to study at Trinity College Dublin, supplying the required information as part of our admissions process.

Value details

The scholarship covers the cost of tuition for a semester and will be applied in the form of a tuition waiver for Study Abroad

School of Business Scholarships

Eligibility requirements

Trinity Business School provides numerous scholarships to students from across the world in our commitment to develop outstanding global business leaders. Previous recipients come from a variety of countries and educational backgrounds but all displayed strong academic and personal achievements. 

These are awarded by the Trinity Business School Scholarship committee to candidates who demonstrate a high level of academic achievement, extracurricular accomplishments or contribution to society. 

Application details

Scholarship applications must be made when submitting your application for a place on the programme. Download and complete the scholarship application form and submit as part of your application. 

The Trinity Business School Scholarship Selection Committee meets twice a year to assess applications. If you have been accepted onto your programme of choice, applicants will be notified when a scholarship decision has been made. Please note: no scholarships are awarded earlier than February 2019.

Applicants wishing to take advantage of the scholarship scheme are encouraged to submit their application early to ensure consideration. 

Value details

Funding of up to €5,000

Postgraduate Research Scholarships

Eligibility requirements

Postgraduate studentships are available to new entrants as well as continuing students on the full-time PhD register. The studentships are awarded competitively on academic merit. 

Application details

New entrants must make their application in conjunction with their PhD application. 

Value details

Fully covers fees and an annual maintenance of €6,500 for three years.

Ussher Fellowship

Eligibility requirements

Ussher Fellowships are awarded competitively on academic merit. The Fellowship is unrelated to teaching commitments.

Application details

The application is made in conjunction with a PhD application.

Value details

Covers fees and provides a monthly maintenance of €13,000 for three years

Hamilton Scholars

Eligibility requirements

The Hamilton Scholars aims to produce a cohort of exceptional PhD students whose work is expected to have a significant international impact in their chosen area of specialisation.

The Hamilton Scholars focuses on fields where Trinity plays a leading role internationally such as Algebra and Number Theory, Analysis, Partial Differential Equations, Quantum Field Theory, Lattice Quantum Chromodynamics and String Theory. Scholarships will be awarded to PhD students of outstanding talent, from Ireland and internationally, who will be selected to study a key research theme within the disciplines of mathematics and theoretical physics.

Each Hamilton Scholar will receive individual research supervision with an internationally-renowned mathematician or theoretical physicist. The programme will also provide an exciting opportunity for the individual scholars to gain invaluable research and teaching experience, preparing them to take their place as academic leaders of the future.

Application details

For further details, please contact the university website.

Value details

Please contact the provider

Academic Year Study Abroad Excellence Scholarship

Eligibility requirements

To qualify for the scholarship, students must:

  • Apply to Trinity as an undergraduate study abroad student, i.e. coming to Trinity for a full year for transfer credit from their home university in a non-EU country.
  • Applicants must apply for admission to study abroad at Trinity. Please note that Scholarship students must meet all minimum entry requirements, including the minimum GPA of 3.3.
  • Submit a complete scholarship application, per guidelines below, by the relevant deadline.
  • Please note: Students coming to Trinity via a student exchange agreement are not eligible to apply. If you have questions about your fee status, contact your home university’s study abroad office to clarify.

Criteria for selection

Students will be selected based on their academic performance to date at their home university. Performance in their major and minor subjects will be particularly relevant to their application, as will be the student’s personal statement. Applications which include personal statements of more than 750 words, as well as incomplete applications, will not be considered.

Application details

Students must submit a personal statement of 750 words and an transcript to study.abroad@tcd.ie by the deadline, with the email subject line of ‘Academic Year Study Abroad Excellence Scholarship’. Students must also include their name, home institution, area of study, study abroad provider (if applicable), and confirm that they are not coming to Trinity via exchange.

The personal statement must address the following:

  • How studying abroad at Trinity will support your academic and personal goals
  • How the scholarship would help you to make the most of your experience abroad

Deadline: April 15 for Michaelmas Term and Academic Year Study Abroad, and October 15 for Hilary Term Study Abroad.

Value of scholarship

2,57,078 total value

Generation Study Abroad Scholarship

Eligibility requirements

Applicants to the Generation Study Abroad Scholarship are required to provide evidence of financial need in order for their application to be reviewed. A member of staff from their university, or from the awarding body of the relevant scholarship/grant, outlining the student’s level of aid received should be directed to study.abroad@tcd.ie.

To qualify for the scholarship, students must apply to Trinity as an undergraduate study abroad student, i.e. coming to Trinity for a single semester or year for transfer credit from their home university in a non-EU country.

Applicants must apply for admission to study abroad at Trinity. Please note that Scholarship students must meet the minimum entry requirements, noting especially the minimum GPA of 3.3.

Submit a complete scholarship application, per guidelines below, by the relevant deadline.

Please note that students coming to Trinity via exchange are not eligible, as they must be fee-paying to qualify for study abroad scholarships. If you have questions about your fee status, contact your home university’s study abroad office to clarify.

Students will be selected based on their demonstrated financial need, as well as their academic performance to date at their home university. Performance in their major and minor subjects will be particularly relevant to their application, as will be the student’s personal statement. Applications which include personal statements of longer than 750 words, as well as incomplete applications, will not be considered.

Application details

Students must submit an email with the below details to study.abroad@tcd.ie by the deadline, with the email subject line of ‘Generation Study Abroad Scholarship’.

i) A personal statement of 750 words. This must address the following:

· How studying abroad at Trinity will support your academic and personal goals

· How the scholarship would help you to make the most of your experience abroad

ii) Students must also include their name, home institution, area of study, study abroad provider (if applicable), and confirm that they are not coming to Trinity via exchange.

Applications which include personal statements of more than 750 words or incomplete applications will not be considered.

Deadline: April 15 for Michaelmas Term and Academic Year Study Abroad, and October 15 for Hilary Term Study Abroad.

Value of scholarship

1,71,385 total value

Global Study Abroad Excellence Scholarships

Eligibility requirements

To qualify for the scholarship, students must:

  • Apply to Trinity as an undergraduate study abroad student, i.e. apply to join Trinity for a single semester or year for transfer credit from their home university in a non-EU country.
  • Applicants must apply for admission to study abroad at Trinity via the link here. Please note that Scholarship students must meet all minimum entry requirements, including the minimum GPA of 3.3.
  • Submit a complete scholarship application, per guidelines below, by the relevant deadline.
  • Please note: Students coming to Trinity via a student exchange agreement are not eligible to apply. If you have questions about your fee status, contact your home university’s study abroad office to clarify.

Criteria for selection

Students will be selected based on their academic performance to date at their home university. Performance in their major and minor subjects will be particularly relevant to their application, as will be the student’s personal statement.

Application details

Students must submit an email with the below details to study.abroad@tcd.ie by the deadline, with the email subject line of ‘Global Study Abroad Excellence Scholarship’.

i) A personal statement of 750 words. This must address the following:

  • How studying abroad at Trinity will support your academic and personal goals
  • How the scholarship would help you to make the most of your experience abroad

ii) A transcript

iii) Students must also include their name, home institution, area of study, study abroad provider (if applicable), and confirm that they are not coming to Trinity via exchange.

Applications which include personal statements of more than 750 words or incomplete applications will not be considered.

Deadline: April 15 for Michaelmas Term and Academic Year Study Abroad, and October 15 for Hilary Term Study Abroad.

Value of scholarship

85,693 total value

STEM Study Abroad Scholarships

Eligibility requirements

To qualify for the scholarship, students must:

  • Apply to Trinity as an undergraduate study abroad student, i.e. apply to Trinity for a single semester or year for transfer credit from their home university in a non-EU country.
  • They must be declared majors in a STEM subject at their home university and must enrol in a minimum of 10 ECTS in STEM modules at Trinity.
  • Applicants must apply for admission to study abroad at Trinity via the link here. Please note that Scholarship students must meet the minimum entry requirements, noting especially the minimum GPA of 3.3.
  • Submit a complete scholarship application, per guidelines below, by the relevant deadline.
  • Please note: Students coming to Trinity via a student exchange agreement are not eligible to apply. If you have questions about your fee status, contact your home university’s study abroad office to clarify.

Criteria for selection

Students will be selected based on their academic performance to date at their home university. Performance in their major and minor subjects will be particularly relevant to their application, as will be the student’s personal statement. Applications which include personal statements of longer than 750 words, as well as incomplete applications, will not be considered.

Application details

Students must submit a personal statement of 750 words and a transcript to study.abroad@tcd.ie by the deadline, with the email subject line of ‘STEM Study Abroad Excellence Scholarship’.

i. A personal statement of 750 words. This must address the following:

· How studying abroad at Trinity will impact your approach to studying STEM subjects in future

· How the scholarship would help you to make the most of your experience abroad

ii. A transcript

iii. Students must also include their name, home institution, area of study, study abroad provider (if applicable), and confirm that they are not coming to Trinity via exchange.

Applications which include personal statements of more than 750 words or incomplete applications will not be considered.

Deadline: April 15 for Michaelmas Term and Academic Year Study Abroad, and October 15 for Hilary Term Study Abroad.

Value of scholarship

85,693 total value