UCC Sports Scholarships

At a glance

  • Value: €500 to €2,000
  • You must possess the appropriate academic qualifications needed for admission to UCC or be a full-time registered UCC Student to be eligible for this scholarship
  • Questions about this scholarship can be directed to sport@ucc.ie or +353 (0)21 490 4752.


  1. Scholarships ranging in value from €500 to €2,000 each are awarded annually.
  2. Candidates will be required to possess the appropriate academic qualifications needed for admission or be full-time registered students at University College Cork.
  3. Scholarships will be awarded to candidates who have reached a very high level of performance in their chosen sport or have the potential to do so.
  4. Renewal of the Scholarship is dependent on the maintenance of a satisfactory academic and athletic standard throughout the duration of the programme.
  5. Money will be paid out in two stages.
  6. To monitor level of fitness the recipients of a Scholarship will be required to undergo a series of physiological tests.
  7. Regular reports will be necessary to ensure that satisfactory progress is being achieved both by the recipient and the club coach.
  8. The recipients of a Scholarship must make themselves available for selection on University teams. Exceptions may be made if the standard of the competition in which the University team is participating would impede rather than assist progress. However, availability for intervarsity competitions would be compulsory.
  9. Recipients will be required to maintain a satisfactory academic standard throughout the duration of the Scholarship and to display at all times an appropriate standard of conduct and sportsmanshi.
  10. Recipients will be required to make themselves available to the Department of Sport & Physical Activity where and when requested – up to a maximum of three times a year.
  11. There will be an adjudicating panel of five nominated by the President.


The application process for the 2019/20 programme is now open.

Please apply by completing the 2019/20 application form below.  The closing date for 2019/2020 scholarships is 28th June 2019, which should be emailed to sport@ucc.ie


More information https://sport.ucc.ie/scholarships/


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