Scholarships and Prizes


There are a number of scholarships and prizes available to Engineering students in UCC. 

Please click the title of any scholarship or prize to view full details including eligibility criteria.

You can view the full range of Undergraduate and Postgraduate scholarships and prizes available in UCC here.

Postgraduate Scholarships

Postgraduate scholarships and prizes are subject to criteria such as being an Engineering graduate or being enrolled in a specific Masters programme. Please view the details of specific scholarships for eligibility criteria.

The John Murphy Postgraduate Research Fellowship in Civil Engineering 

J. Murphy & Sons Ltd. of London funded this fellowship in 1977 to foster research on engineering problems, emerging in practice, which are associated with the industrial development of Ireland, and its natural resources. It is intended that the fellowship should be held by a person or persons actively concerned with the solution of engineering problems demonstrably generated by, and of major significance to, the practice of Civil Engineering in Ireland. It has a value of €8,250.

The John Sisk Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Civil Engineering

John Sisk & Son Ltd., have funded this scholarship to promote university research in the area of civil engineering construction. You must be an engineering graduate to be eligible for this scholarship. It has a value of €20,000.

Professor Gerard Wrixon Prize in Electircal and Electronic Engineering

In 1999 Professor Wrixon was appointed the President of UCC, a role he held until 2007. Professor Wrixon’s generosity and dedication to the Science and Engineering field in UCC continues with the establishment of this prize, awarded to the final year student on the Masters in Electrical and Electronic Engineering who achieves the highest aggregate performance. The student awarded will receive a medal and cash Prize of €250 euro.

The Dr Elmer Morrissey Memorial Scholarship 

The Dr Elmer Morrissey Memorial Scholarship recognises outstanding Engineering students who have excelled academically, in addition to making a positive contribution to student life and has a value of €1,500.

For more details on Scholarships and Prizes within the University please click here

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