Scholarships for international students

National College of Ireland has an extensive scholarship and bursary portfolio for international students which aims to reward excellence and promote diversity among our student body.

Please ensure that you read both the specific requirements for each scholarship and the overall Terms & Conditions for NCI scholarships. To secure your scholarship, you are required to pay your fees in full within the published deadlines for each scholarship.

Masters scholarships

The following scholarships are available for Masters courses. All students who receive an offer to study a Masters course at NCI are automatically assessed for these scholarships based upon their previous academic performance. There is no requirement for you to submit a scholarship application form for these scholarships

 Scholarship Name Amount
Academic Merit Scholarship €2,000 - €4,000 

 

Higher Diploma Scholarship

The following scholarship is available for the Higher Diploma in Science in Computing course. All students who receive an offer to study the Higher Diploma in Science in Computing at NCI are automatically assessed for this scholarship based upon their previous academic performance. There is no requirement for you to submit a scholarship application form for this scholarship

 Scholarship Name Amount
Higher Diploma in Science in Computing €4,000

 

Future Leaders Scholarship

Covid-19 update - due to the health crisis the Future Leadership Scholarship has been amended for the Sept 20 intake. 

The following scholarship is available for Masters courses starting in September only. You may apply for one of these scholarships only once you have a full offer to study a Masters programme at NCI by downloading the attached form. The scholarship application must be emailed to international@ncirl.ie by 30 April.

 Scholarship Name Amount
Future Leaders  50% of tuition Fees

 

Entrepreneurship Scholarship

The following scholarship is available for the MSc in Entrepreneurship courses starting in September only. You may apply for this scholarship only once you have a full offer to study the MSc in Entrepreneurship at NCI by downloading the attached form. The scholarship application must be emailed to international@ncirl.ie by 30 April.


 Scholarship Name Available Scholarships Amount
Entrepreneurship Scholarship 15 50% of tuition fees

 

Undergraduate Scholarships

The following scholarship is available for Undergraduate courses when joining a full programme from Year 1. All students who receive an offer to study an Undergraduate course at NCI are automatically assessed for these scholarships based upon a range of criteria, including their academic transcripts. There is no requirement for you to submit a scholarship application form for these scholarships. 

 Scholarship Name Amount
Undergraduate Scholarship €2000

 

Master's Edge Scholarship

In response to current circumstances where, due to the economic impact of COVID-19 restrictions, the jobs market has been negatively impacted, NCI offers a 50% scholarship for any qualified NCI student or alumni who wishes to progress onto any full-time Masters or Postgraduate Diploma programme at NCI, commencing in September 2020.

How to Apply: Complete this editable application form (PDF 110.2 KB) and submit via email, full instructions are available on the form.

Application Deadline: Monday 31st August 2020 

 Scholarship Name Amount
Master's Edge Scholarship 50% of tuition fees