General Information

University College Cork is pleased to announce that up to 19 Quercus Taught Masters Academic Scholarships will be awarded to top-performing postgraduate applicants to masters courses in 2019/20.

The scholarships will be awarded to candidates who have a minimum 1H undergraduate honours bachelor degree (or equivalent result in a NFQ Level 8), or a 1H postgraduate degree (or equivalent result in a NFQ Level 9) and who are deemed by their college of choice to demonstrate an exceptional level of academic excellence and commitment to their masters course of choice, as evidenced by their personal statement.

The Quercus Taught Masters Scholarship is a 50% contribution towards postgraduate fees for the duration of the postgraduate course.

Key questions

How many are available and for what courses?

Application deadline?

How do I apply?

Who do I contact if I have a query?


How many are available and for what courses?

College

No. of scholarships available 

Value of scholarship

Scholarships available for the following courses

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

2

[1 for EU student, 1 for International students]

50% tuition fee reduction

All taught Masters courses apart from the Education courses.

College of Science, Engineering and Food Science (CoSEFS)

10

[Shared across EU and International applicants]

50% tuition fee reduction

(excluding bench fee if applicable)

All taught Masters courses.

College of Medicine and Health (CoM&H)

5

[Shared across EU and International applicants]

50% tuition fee reduction

All taught Masters courses.

College of Business and Law - School of Law

1

[Shared across EU and International applicants]

50% tuition fee reduction

All taught Masters courses and the LLB.

College of Business and Law - Cork University Business School

1

[Shared across EU and International applicants]

50% tuition fee reduction

All taught Masters courses.

Look up our online prospectus here for more information on courses.

The figures above show the maximum number of Quercus Taught Masters Academic Scholarships on offer, a lower number may be awarded.

The Quercus Taught Masters Academic Scholarship 50% fee contribution will be awarded in semester two.  

 

Application deadline 2019

  • June 1st 2019 is the closing date for applications.
  • For those waiting final year results, June 30th 2019, is the deadline for uploading final transcripts to PAC.
  • Awards will be communicated to applicants by mid July 2019.

 

How do I apply?

CHECKLIST BEFORE BEGINNING APPLICATION FORM

- Is there a scholarship for your course? Check box above, you must be applying for a taught masters.

- Have you/Are you expecting a 1H final result in your undergraduate degree/current postgraduate degree (To find out equivalent of a 1H please check here)?

- Are you a self-funded applicant availing of no additional grants/scholarships etc.?

- Have you a full application on PAC (www.pac.ie)?

- Have you read our terms and conditions?

- If the answer is YES to the above questions, please fill out the application form available here.

 

Contact information

If you have a particular query on a Course, please contact the appropriate Course Coordinator listed on the relating Prospectus page

For queries relating to Quercus applications, please email the appropriate College contact listed below

College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences

Karen Coughlan

Email: graduateschool.cacsss@ucc.ie

College of Science, Engineering and Food Science

Ruth McLaughlin

Email: ruth.mclaughlin@ucc.ie

College of Medicine and Health

Mags Arnold

Email: m.arnold@ucc.ie

School of Law

Leah Neville

Email: l.neville@ucc.ie

 

Cork University Business School

Patricia O'Donoghue

Email: patricia.odonoghue@ucc.ie

Graduate Studies Office

Lisa Brett

Email: graduatestudies@ucc.ie

International Office

Gerda Coyne

Email: g.coyne@ucc.ie

 

Quercus Talented Students' Programme

Distillery House, North Mall, Cork,

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