UCC Ireland Meritorious Scholarship for Indian Students 2018

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EligibilityStudents passed class 12 or graduation/graduates
AwardVaried scholarships as per courses

About the Program


Last Updated On : 06-06-2018   Posted By : Admin

UCC Ireland Meritorious Scholarship 2018 is a merit-based scholarship for Indian students, who are planning to take admission in undergraduates and post-graduate courses in UCC Ireland for September 2018 batch.

The college is offering the scholarship as a discount to their college tuition fees. Undergraduate Scholarship is applicable for 4 years (or the duration of course), subject to the student successful completion of each year as per the required standard for progression.

  • UCC Ireland Meritorious Scholarship for Indian Students 2018
    For Undergraduate Courses:
    • Applicant should have a merit of 85% in Maths in class 12th (In case, pursuing class 12th, Pre-board marks would be considered)
    • Should have IELTS score in the range of 6 to 7 based on the courses mentioned in Annexure-2   
    For Postgraduate Courses:
    • Applicant should have scored more than 65% in Degree (In case pursuing Degree, previous Semester's Marksheet would be considered)
    • Should have 6.5 to 7 IELTS score based on the courses mentioned in Annexure-2 
    For special QUERCES/PRESIDENTIAL (UG/PG Students)
    • Undergraduate applicant should have a merit of 90% in class 10th and 12th
    • Postgraduate applicant should have more than 85% in class 10th, 12th and Degree
    • Should have 6.5 IELTS score with 6 band in each module or should have TOEFL score of 95
    Note: IELTS score is not compulsory for few programmes at the time of application.

    Depending on the course for which the student is applying the scholarship may vary as mentioned below -

    College of Science, Engineering and Food Science (SEFS):

    • UG level: SEFS 25% scholarship of the annual fee
    • UG level: Presidential 50% scholarship of the annual fee 
    • PG level: Up to 50% off on tuition fee

     College of Business and Law (CBL)

    • PG level: EUR 3,000 Scholarship (for courses with fee >17k)

    College of Arts, Celtic Studies, and Social Sciences (CACSSS)

    • PG level: Excellence MSc x 12 (covers EU fee)
    • PG level: Excellence PhD x 11 (covers EU fee)
    • PG level: Boole International 50%

    Additional benefits

    • Students can also participate for Quercus scholarship which offers 50% tuition fee reduction as scholarships. Details available in Annexure 1.
    • Students will also get an opportunity to work in Ireland post studies for 2 years. 
    • Every year, ~97% of students get successful campus placement or project. 

    Documents to be attached:

    • Photo ID proof: Passport, Aadhaar card, PAN card, Driving License etc.
    • Date of Birth: Birth Certificate
    • For UG courses: Class 10, 11, 12 Marksheet (12th Pre-board mark sheet can be considered)
    • For PG courses: Degree (Detail mark card/semester marks sheet) of previous academics
    • Family income proof: Income Certificate, Income tax return, Salary Slip, etc.
    • Statement of purpose (in not more than 300 words)
    • Letter of References 
    • IELTS/TOEFL (IELTS score is not compulsory for few programmes at the time of application.)
    How can you apply?

    For students, there will be 2 steps:

    Step 1: Scholarship application and selection: Students need to apply for the scholarship online and based on their merit, they will be shortlisted for short telephonic interview round. Click here to apply for Step 1 and fill the 5 step online application form.

    Step 2: Admission application and selection: Finalist students (post interview) need to apply for UCC admission application form to receive conditional admission offer letter.

    Note: To implement this scholarship, UCC has partnered with Buddy4Study to handle their 1st step application system. 

Important Dates
  • Scholarship application submission deadline: 20th May 2018 (Deadline extended) 
  • UCC admission application deadline: 25th May 2018
  • Conditional admission offer letter: Within 2 weeks of application 
  • Classes begin: September 2018
Selection Criteria

The selection of candidates is based on the following criterion -

  • Consistent academic performance in both curricular and extra-curricular activities
  • Minimum cutoff scores in TOEFL or IELTS. 
  • Statement of purpose
  • Letter of References
  • Initial application screening
  • Telephonic Interview
Terms and Conditions
  • Ireland offers high-quality education 
  • Ireland is the second largest exporter of Computer and IT services in the world 
  • UCC is top-ranked institute in Ireland 
  • Get up to 50% scholarship of the annual fee
  • 97% of graduates get campus placement or project  
  • Work in Ireland post-study for 2 years 

This scholarship is closed for further applications. It is expected to be launched by January, 2025. You can follow this scholarship for further updates.

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