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Award value

See below


Funding type

Fee waiver/discount



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Study level

Undergraduate, Postgraduate

About this scholarship

Awarding Institution

University College Dublin

Number of awards

Not specified

What does this scholarship cover?

  • Tuition fees

More details on the scholarship

100 Per cent and 50 Per cent tuition fee

Entry requirements


All International


Applicable to all genders

Delivery mode

All types of delivery mode

Selection approach

All eligible students

Study mode

Full Time

Intake year

All intakes

Other criteria

Academic excellence

Course subject and study level you are applying for

Subject area(s)*

Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine

Study level


Subject area(s)*

Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine

Study level


Subject area(s)*

Applied and Pure Sciences

Study level


Other eligibility requirements

Scholarships are only open to self-funding candidates who are classified as non-EU for tuition fee purposes.

Eligible programmes are limited to those that are undergraduate and graduate taught programmes, where the student must be based in Dublin and no part of the programme is awarded by another institution. All Clinical Programmes are ineligible for the Global Excellence Scholarship.

Students progressing from the UCD International Foundation Year (IFY) to a UCD programme are ineligible for the Global Excellence Scholarship.

Applicants to the Global Excellence Scholarship will have already obtained one of the following statuses on an application for an eligible programme:

  • Offer
  • Conditional Offer
  • Accept
  • Conditional Accept

Applications for the Global Excellence Scholarship should be submitted in accordance with the instructions given in the Global Excellence Scholarship Application document.

The Global Excellence Scholarship cannot be combined with any other tuition scholarship.

Scholarship Description

  • Global Excellence Scholarships aim to attract outstanding candidates to UCD programmes and to encourage early application.
  • Scholarship applications will be considered on academic merit paired with holistic review of their scholarship application.
  • The Global Excellence Scholarship is payable only toward the tuition fees of the successful candidate.
  • The scholarship is only available to students entering a new programme at UCD. Students already completing a programme will not be considered for the Global Excellence Scholarship for that programme.

Selection basis

Students are shortlisted based on their

  • Academic excellence

How to apply

Application process

You need to apply separately for this scholarship

Application details (from the awarding institution)

For further information, please contact the university website.

Deadline for North America is (01 February): Canada, USA, American Samoa, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam.

Graduate Deadline for South Asia is (28 February) / Undergraduate deadline is 31 March: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Mauritius, Maldives, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Seychelles, Réunion.

For all Other Regions, the deadline is 31 March: Applicants may be citizens and/or resident of any countries outside the EU/EEA/ Swiss Confederation.

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