Scholarships and discount offers

NCI have scholarships for exceptional students both from NCI and other colleges. We also have discount offers for NCI alumni.

30% Club Scholarship – Full Scholarship

Presented in association with The 30% Club, this scholarship addresses the under-representation of women in postgraduate STEM education. Commencing in September, one female candidate will receive a fully funded place on any full- or part-time Master's course in NCI’s School of Computing.

How to Apply: Complete this application form (PDF 159.2 KB) and submit via email, full instructions are available on the form.

Application Deadline: 5pm Friday 29th May 2020

Dean's Award – Full Scholarship

This scholarship programme is open to NCI graduates only. The aim of each scholarship is to recognise the achievement of NCI graduates who have overcome significant challenges in order to complete their undergraduate education at NCI, and for whom self-funding of a postgraduate degree is not a viable proposition.

How to Apply: Complete this application form (PDF 148.5 KB) and submit via email, full instructions are available on the form.

Application Deadline: Sunday 31st May 2020

First-Class Honours Scholarship

The First-Class Honours Postgraduate Scholarship is available to all final year undergraduate students at NCI who have achieved a first-class honours degree. This scholarship will allow final year students to avail of a 50% discount on their fees for a part-time or full-time master’s programme. 

How to Apply: Complete this application form (PDF 81.1 KB) and submit via email, full instructions are available on the form.

Application Deadline: Friday 7th August 2020

First-Class Honours Scholarship for Non-NCI Undergraduates

NCI's First-Class Honours Postgraduate Scholarship is now extended to non-NCI undergraduates who have achieved a first-class honours in their Level 8 degree. This scholarship will allow final year students to avail of a 50% discount on fees for a full-time master's programme at NCI.

How to Apply: Complete this application form (PDF 81.1 KB) and submit via email, full instructions are available on the form.

Application Deadline: Friday 7th August 2020

€1,000 Discount Scheme for NCI Students or Alumni

If you are a current NCI student or have graduated in the last number of years from a full degree or higher diploma and now want to return to complete a postgraduate award, we can offer you a possible €1,000 discount off your tuition fees.

To avail of this discount, you must have completed your degree and be due to graduate this year or have graduated since September 2011.

How to Apply: Complete this application form (PDF 80.5 KB)

Further Details: Contact our Admissions Department

Refer a Friend Scheme

If you are a current part-time postgraduate student, you can gain a €500 discount from your future tuition fees if you successfully refer a friend onto an NCI postgraduate course. 

How to Apply: View our brochure (PDF 335.2 KB) for more information

Further Details: Contact our Admissions Department by emailing admissions@ncirl.ie or calling 1850 221 721

Sports Scholarship

Leaving Certificate students who have demonstrated excellence in sports are encouraged to apply for NCI's sports scholarship. Find out what's included in the scholarship and apply today.

How to Apply: Visit the Sports Scholarship page for further details on the package available and how to apply

Application Deadline: Wednesday 1st July 2020

Uversity - Higher Education Scholarship for Adult Learners

NCI is a participating institution in the Uversity Scholarship scheme which is intended to unlock adult learners’ potential. Uversity’s Scholarships support adult learners, who are not otherwise in a financial position to do so, to enrol on and complete a Bachelor’s degree that will transform their lives and those around them. Uversity Scholarships take account of each individual’s circumstances and aim to provide financial support for throughout their undergraduate studies.  

Payments are made over the course of a degree programme and are subject to continued academic registration and progress. Scholarship amounts vary depending on the successful recipients’ circumstances and need. 

How to Apply: Visit the Uversity website for information on how you can apply for this scholarship

Application Deadline: Monday 20th April 2020