The Edward and Matilda Ryan Scholarship

At a glance

  • Value: €2,500
  • You must be a current UCC Student to be eligible for this scholarship
  • Questions about this scholarship can be directed to


The late Miss Mary Ryan, who had been Professor of Romance Languages for the period 1909-38, made a bequest of €1,778 to the University for the purpose of endowing a summer holiday scholarship or a scholarship of short period for the study of French in France. More than one scholarship may be awarded.

Eligibility to apply 

Candidates who shall not be native speakers of French must have obtained an aggregate of 180 out of 300 marks in French in the First University Examination in Arts in University College Cork or in the First University Examination in the BComm (Hons) (International) (or, in the case of students taking a BCL (Hons) in Law and French, must have obtained an aggregate of 240 marks out of 400) and must be pursuing French to honours degree level in the University.

Two scholarships may be awarded and the current value of each scholarship is c. €2,500.




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