18 Apr 2023
02 Mar 2023
The National University of Ireland is pleased to offer the NUI Travelling Doctoral Studentships in 2023.Read more
01 Feb 2023
We are delighted to advise that the 2023/24 scholarships are open for applications on 1st February, 2023 and will remain open until 26th March, 2023.
Uversity has been awarding Higher Education Scholarships to Adult Learners across the island of Ireland since 2018 and to date, have awarded over 173 scholarships to successful candidates, to pursue Bachelor Degrees (Ordinary and Honours) at higher level institutions on the island of Ireland.
Questions about this scholarship can be directed to email@example.com / 01-6875998
Registration Online: www.uversity.org
21 Mar 2022
Uversity wish to remind all Mature Students and Adult Learners that applications for Uversity Scholarships for 2022 will close at mid-night on 25th March 2022.
Uversity will be running a series of online Q&A sessions on Wednesdays at 17:00-18:00 – registration at
Uversity has been awarding Higher Education Scholarships to Adult Learners across the island of Ireland since 2018.
Questions about this scholarship can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org / 01-6875998
To find out more, please visit: https://www.uversity.org/
09 Mar 2022
PhD Scholarship in the School of Film, Music & Theatre, University College Cork
The School of Film, Music & Theatre, University College Cork, is delighted to announce a scholarship for prospective PhD students with a value of US$10,000 (US Dollars) per year for three years (approximately EUR€9,000 at current exchange rates).
The Scholarship has been made available by Douglas Murray and the WHH Foundation in memoriam Dr. Danijela Kulezic-Wilson, a member of staff in the Music Department until her passing in 2021, whose innovative research on film music and sound is respected worldwide and was an outstanding exemplar of interdisciplinary thought.
The award will be made to the applicant who, in the opinion of the selection panel, proposes a PhD in any of the disciplines available in the School of Film, Music & Theatre that is notably innovative and, in line with Dr. Kulezic-Wilson’s research, addresses topics and/or employs methodologies that exhibit interdisciplinarity. The award is available for PhDs employing either scholarly or practice-based approaches, or in any combination permitted by the School’s current doctoral programmes.Read more
21 Feb 2022
Applicants for the MAcc Accounting Scholarship 2022/23 must secure a minimum Second-Class Honours Grade 1 in an approved primary degree with a significant accounting specialisation AND expect to qualify for exemption from the CA Proficiency 1 examination of Chartered Accountants Ireland (CAI).Read more
17 Feb 2022
Encouraging a new generation of high-achieving scholars to take up the challenge of a career in Fintech
Trustap was founded by Conor Lyden in University College Cork, Ignite incubation programme. The programme provided crucial early support to the business and allowed Trustap to develop into an award winning Fintech start-up.Read more
01 Feb 2022
Uversity is a Registered Charity that grants Higher Education Scholarships to Adult Learners seeking to unlock their potential and realise their academic, personal and professional ambitions.
Uversity’s Scholarships help to alleviate the financial barriers that may be preventing older students, aged 23 and over, from earning a Bachelor’s Degree for the first time.
What distinguishes Uversity Scholars is their commitment to transforming themselves and others as a result of the Scholarship and educational experience.Read more
NEW AVENUES TO TEACHING (NAT) UCC’s Project under the HEA’s Programme for Access to Higher Education (PATH)04 Oct 2021
ANNOUNCEMENT OF BURSARY SCHEME FOR ELIGIBLE STUDENTS REGISTERED FOR:
Professional Master of Education
Professional Master of Education (Art and Design)
BEd Sports Studies and Physical Education
BSc Science Education
27 Jan 2021
The Global Undergraduate Awards is the world’s leading academic awards programme, open to all undergraduate students in almost every academic discipline and attracting submissions from hundreds of universities on every continent.
This is a unique opportunity to have your work recognised by an international panel of expert judges working in some of the world’s top academic institutions. We believe in rewarding students for passion and innovation early in their academic career, to encourage them to continue their work through postgraduate study or employment.
Submitting your entry is quick, simple and free! Through our fully anonymised online submission platform, UA has designed a fair and equal awards programme open to students regardless of background. Submit today for a chance to have your work recognised and awarded at an international level.Read more
11 Jan 2021
The annual School of Medicine Prize-Giving Ceremony took place virtually on Friday 11 December 2020.
The Dean of the School, Professor Paula O’Leary was delighted to welcome the prize winners, and the students who had other notable achievements, along with their guests, and faculty of the School of Medicine to the online Ceremony. Professor O’Leary pointed out that discipline, commitment, effort, resilience and passion underpin the characteristics required to excel in healthcare and medical science. The events of 2020 have provided clear example of the universal importance and value of those characteristics in a year that has positioned healthcare and medical science front and centre in terms of world priorities. The School places high value in the demonstration of excellence and commitment to academic achievement as evidenced by the many prizes that were awarded across the range of specialties and disciplines.Read more
24 Nov 2020
Eight UCC students will get the opportunity to be mentored by Oscar-winning film producer Lord David Puttnam, after each being awarded a prestigious scholarship.
The Puttnam Scholarship programme at UCC supports the next generation of film-makers and creatives, offering students from any discipline the opportunity to work with and learn from the legendary producer of films including Chariots of Fire and Midnight Express.
A digital education pioneer, Lord David Puttnam launched the scholarship in collaboration with UCC’s College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences back in 2018.
This year’s Puttnam Scholars come from a diverse range of academic backgrounds including Neuroscience, Youth & Community Work, Medicine, Creative Writing, Digital Humanities and Film & Screen Media.
12 Nov 2020
Encouraging a new generation of high- achieving women to take up the challenge of a career in Technology.
McAfee’s ‘Women in Technology’ Scholarship program is continuing for the 5th year for females who have just started their first year of third level education in STEM courses! Through this program McAfee hopes to increase awareness and encourage a new generation of high-achieving women to take up the challenge of a career in Technology.
McAfee works closely with local schools and colleges to help ensure that our educational system continues to produce the exceptional quality of graduates that has helped to make McAfee in Ireland so successful.
12 Oct 2020
Call open: Monday 12th October – Friday 30th October 2020
A number of scholarships, which include monetary bursaries in the amount of €3000, will be offered to select students who are pursuing an undergraduate Level 8 Degree in Computer Science or Electronic Engineering.Read more
01 Oct 2020
Megan Buckley and Lisa de Klerk have been awarded Higher Education Scholarships for Adult Learners from Registered Charity Uversity to pursue Bachelor’s Degrees at University College Cork. Uversity has offered 41 Scholarships to adult learners to commence Bachelor’s Degrees at twenty-one different higher education institutions on the island of Ireland in the 2020/21 academic year. Profiles of all Uversity Scholars can be found here.
Uversity’s scholarships are intended to remove financial barriers so adult learners can unlock their potential and realise their ambitions. Uversity’s scholarships provide multi-annual financial support for recipients to pursue a Bachelor’s Degree for the first time in participating third level institutions in the Republic of Ireland or Northern Ireland. Scholarships can be in any subject area and are tailored to recipients’ financial circumstances to cover the costs associated with higher education.
Successful candidates must be able to demonstrate academic potential, a clear motivation and ambition for returning to education, a drive to succeed, strong work ethic and financial need. Uversity is particularly keen to support candidates who have an ability to be transformed and transform others as a result of this scholarship and educational experience.Read more
01 Sep 2020
Many congratulations to James Harte, BSc (Hons) and Aoife Slyne, BSc (Hons), winners of the 2020-2021 Lilly Research Scholarships.
Professor Sarah Culloty, Head of the College of Science, Engineering and Food Science, extended her congratulations to the recipients. "Both students have excelled in their chosen field and the College is very proud of James and Aoife, recognising the commitment — the early mornings and late nights — that has brought them the success they deserve. All of our students are constantly stretching academic boundaries, both for themselves and for the staff who teach them, and this has a hugely positive impact on the College and our research. I would like to thank Eli Lilly for their continued support of the College of Science, Engineering and Food Science; initiatives like the Lilly Research Scholarships enable our high performing students to reach their potential by undertaking research at the highest levels.”Read more
03 Mar 2020
Pursue your higher education dream
The George Moore Scholars programme is an all-Ireland scholarship programme which supports academically talented students who wish to undertake a Master's degree in the USA
The George Moore Scholars, a programme of The Ireland Funds, will support up to 300 outstanding students to undertake postgraduate study, mainly in the USA, in the period 2020-30.
The Scholarships will be high-value, multi-annual awards (1-3 years depending on the programme of study).
The George Moore Scholars will be selected from the eleven universities on the island of Ireland.
The Scholarships are open to outstanding students in all academic disciplines who expect to graduate from their primary degree in 2020 or who graduated from their primary degree in 2019.
Applicants who are awarded a George Moore Scholarship may combine it with other sources of support or scholarship (e.g. a Fulbright Student Award).
The closing date for completed applications is 27th March 2020.Read more
15 Jan 2020
The primary focus of this programme ls for selected Chinese students to take full PhD study at UCC. If the selected Chinese students successfully complete the requirements of the designated PhD program at UCC and defend their dissertation at UCC, they will be conferred a degree by UCC.
Up to twelve scholarships will be supported per year.
CSC and UCC will support the following areas of study with priority: Science, Engineer & Technology, Food Science, Business, Law and Health Sciences (excluding Medicine & Dentistry). Students will be eligible to study disciplines in any of the above fields at UCC.
Candidates should be intending to pursue study/research in one of the priority academic areas identified by UCC and CSC. However, applicants to other study/research areas will also be considered subject to the availability of relevant programmes of study at UCC.Read more
27 Nov 2019
University College Cork welcomed its sixth cohort of Quercus Talented Students at its annual award gala in the Aula Maxima on Tuesday, 26th of November.
The scholarship programme, sponsored by Ford, recognises excellence in Sport, Innovation/Entrepreneurship, Active Citizenship, Academia and Creative and Performing Arts.
Speaking at the event, Deputy President and Registrar, Prof. John O’Halloran said “excellence underpins everything we do here in UCC and we are delighted to recognise and reward that in these very worthy recipients this evening.”
All 4 strands are now open with a closing date of February 7th.
22 Nov 2019
The annual School of Medicine Prize-Giving Ceremony took place on Friday 22 November, 2019 in Brookfield Health Sciences Complex.
The Dean of the School, Professor Paula O’Leary welcomed the large number of prize-winners, their families and friends to the Ceremony. The Dean also had a warm welcome for the family and friends of deceased family members and past graduates of the University to the Ceremony.
On behalf of the School Professor O’Leary congratulated the recipients of the Prizes who have excelled in a large number of disciplines at various stages of their academic studies. The Dean noted that as well as University and School Prizes many of the students and recent graduates have been recognised by external bodies, notably the NUI Dr Henry Hutchinson Stewart prizewinners and RCPI prizewinner, Dr. John David Kehoe. Dr. JD Kehoe was awarded the Reuben Harvey Prize at RCPI last month in recognition of his first place ranking in UCC Graduating Class of 2019.
16 Oct 2019
University College Cork (UCC) today presented sports scholarships to 65 students, set to provide them with financial and backup supports.
The UCC Sports Scholarship scheme provides benefits including access to a qualified exercise physiologist and academic support, if required.
11 Sep 2019
On Friday 6th of September, we welcomed the 6th intake of Quercus Scholars to Distillery House.
The Induction Day was a jam packed event with many excellent presentations, including one from former World Champion Rob Heffernan. The Scholars heard presentations about various initiatives within the University, including from Kathy Bradley (UCC Skills Centre Coordinator) and Dr Maria Kirrane (Sustainability Officer, Green Campus).Read more
05 Sep 2019
University College Cork will today launch a new student rugby scholarship to honour rugby hero Moss Keane and name UCC Rugby out-half James Taylor as its inaugural recipient.
UCC President Professor Patrick O’ Shea will launch the Moss Keane bursary, a programme designed to give talented young rugby players from across Munster the opportunity of developing their full sporting and academic potential within the University, and
Professor O’Shea noted that Moss Keane had won 51 caps for Ireland including a Triple Crown in 1981, had toured New Zealand with the British and Irish Lions in 1977 and was a key member of the immortal Munster side to down the All Blacks in 1978.Read more
23 Apr 2019
Fifty-six award recipients across students and staff members of the College of SEFS were celebrated at the annual college awards ceremony, which took place online this year.
The event recognises and celebrates the successes and achievements of students and staff members during the previous academic year. These include high-profile award recipients nominated for recognition by their unit, college-level award winners, and student-nominated outstanding staff members. Students from within the college who have received university-awarded prizes are also recognised. This year, the SEFS Graduate of the Year is Conor Healy, a graduate of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, who is due to start a Ph.D. in Power Converters for Environmental Applications in UCC next September. The Graduate of the Year Runner Up is Emma Lyons, who graduated in 2020 with a BSc in Genetics and is now is currently studying Graduate Entry Medicine. This year, the University Graduate of the Year 2020 — which considers students from across all four colleges — is a SEFS graduate: Ciara Judge, who studied Genetics.Read more
22 Apr 2019
Dairygold has announced that it will award two annual undergraduate bursaries to students undertaking the Bachelor of Agricultural Science degree at University College Cork (UCC).
The sponsorship of these bursaries coincides with the commencement of this new degree programme in September 2019.
The successful students will receive an annual bursary for the duration of their undergraduate studies at UCC and will also be offered the opportunity to avail of a work placement with Dairygold.
Successful applicants will be awarded the bursary following a selection process involving an application and an interview and will be expected to submit a short annual progress report as they progress through their degree.Read more
04 Mar 2019
The School of Medicine wishes to establish a new prize in commemoration of Dr Niamh Long.
13 Feb 2019
University College Cork has announced the six recipients of the prestigious Puttnam Scholarship, which kicked off with a digital seminar with Lord David Puttnam.
The scholars Lucy Creedon, Elinor Dolliver, Liam Fleming, Andy Killian, Ben Whyte O’Callaghan and Oisín O’Driscoll, come from a wide range of academic backgrounds, from Civil Engineering and History of Art to English and Digital Humanities, and all hope to pursue careers in Ireland’s vibrant creative industries.
The Puttnam Scholars will work together to make a short film, which will be shot and edited in the summer of 2019, and screened in November as part of a presentation to Lord Puttnam and invited guests. Each of the students also received a bursary of €1500.Read more