UCC Ireland Meritorious Scholarship for Indian Students 2018

  • Bachelor, Master
  • Varied scholarships as per courses
  • 30 April 2018

What is UCC Ireland Meritorious Scholarship for Indian Students 2018?
UCC Ireland Meritorious Scholarship 2018 is a merit-based scholarship for Indian students, who are planning to take admission in undergraduates and post-graduate courses in UCC Ireland for September 2018 batch.
The college is offering the scholarship as a discount to their college tuition fees. Undergraduate Scholarship is applicable for 4 years (or the duration of course), subject to the student successful completion of each year as per the required standard for progression.
Who is offering this scholarship ?
University College Cork Ireland, ranked in top 2% of Universities in the world, was founded in 1845. UCC degrees are internationally recognized and around 20,000 students take its Undergraduate and Postgraduate programs including 3,000 international students from over 100 countries. The University is located in Cork, which is Ireland’s second largest city and home to over 140 of the world’s largest companies. The college offers one-year Postgraduate Degree in multiple disciplines.


For Undergraduate Courses:• Applicant should have a merit of 85% in Maths in class 12th (In case, pursuing class 12th, Pre-board marks would be considered)• Should have IELTS score in the range of 6 to 7 based on the courses mentioned in Annexure-2   For Postgraduate Courses:• Applicant should have scored more than 65% in 10th, 12th, Degree (In case pursuing Degree, previous Semester's Marksheet would be considered)• Should have 6.5 to 7 IELTS score based on the courses mentioned in Annexure-2 For special QUERCES/PRESIDENTIAL (UG/PG Students)• Undergraduate applicant should have a merit of 90% in class 10th and 12th• Postgraduate applicant should have more than 85% in class 10th, 12th and Degree• Should have 6.5 IELTS score with 6 band in each module or should have TOEFL score of 95Note: IELTS score is not compulsory for few programmes at the time of application.


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Depending on the course for which the student is applying the scholarship may vary as mentioned below -
College of Science, Engineering and Food Science (SEFS):
UG level: SEFS 25% scholarship of the annual feeUG level: Presidential 50% scholarship of the annual fee PG level: Up to 50% off on tuition fee
 College of Business and Law (CBL)
PG level: EUR 3,000 Scholarship (for courses with fee >17k)
College of Arts, Celtic Studies, and Social Sciences (CACSSS)
PG level: Excellence MSc x 12 (covers EU fee)PG level: Excellence PhD x 11 (covers EU fee)PG level: Boole International 50%
Additional benefits
Students can also participate for Quercus scholarship which offers 50% tuition fee reduction as scholarships. Details available in Annexure 1.Students will also get an opportunity to work in Ireland post studies for 2 years. Every year, ~97% of students get successful campus placement or project.


For students, there will be 2 steps:
Step 1: Scholarship application and selection: Students need to apply for the scholarship online and based on their merit, they will be shortlisted for short telephonic interview round. Click here to apply for Step 1 and fill the 5 step online application form.
Step 2: Admission application and selection: Finalist students (post interview) need to apply for UCC admission application form to receive conditional admission offer letter.
Note: To implement this scholarship, UCC has partnered with Buddy4Study to handle their 1st step application system.

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