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.

To apply for this scheme, please complete the application form (PDF 120.5 KB). 

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.

To apply for this scheme please complete the application form (PDF 107.6 KB).

Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme

This scholarship scheme gives 30 postgraduate scholarships to current NCI students who are studying their undergraduate degree and who are currently in receipt of a SUSI grant to continue their studies at NCI on any of our full-time taught masters courses.

For queries regarding postgraduate grants please contact SUSI directly to find out if you’re eligible (postgraduate eligibility may differ to undergraduate). Please contact SUSI via email at

To apply for one of these scholarships complete the application form (PDF 149.6 KB).

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. If you would like to apply for the scholarship please complete this form (PDF 87.7KB).

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.

We will be opening this scholarship for applications in the coming days.

€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.

If you would like more information on this scheme, contact the Admissions Department or download the brochure (PDF 989 KB) for more information.

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. More information can be found in our brochure (PDF 332 KB).

For further details on any of these scholarships please contact our Admissions Department by emailing or calling 1850 221 721.

Sports Scholarship

Leaving Cert 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.

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. 

Further information regarding the scholarships and details of how to apply are available on the Uversity website.