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 Academic Merit Scholarships

The following scholarships are available for Masters courses starting in September and January. 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 

 
Women in Business Scholarship

The following scholarship is available for aspiring Female business leaders wishing to study a Masters course in the NCI School of Business starting in September 2021 only. You may apply for one of these scholarships only once you have an offer to study a Masters programme in the NCI School of Business. To apply please download the application form. The scholarship application must be emailed to international@ncirl.ie by 11 June 2021. To secure this scholarship you will need to pay your tuition fee within 30 days of receiving a scholarship offer. 

 Scholarship Name Amount
Women in Business  50% of tuition Fees


Higher Diploma Scholarship

The following scholarship is available for the Higher Diploma in Science in Computing course starting in September and January. 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

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

 

Claddagh Scholarship Programme 2022 - China

We are offering scholarships for both Bachelor degree and Master degree programmes under the Claddagh Scholarship Programme in China. Please note this scholarship is only open to Chinese citizens resident in China. Students must receive an offer to study at NCI before applying for this scholarship.

Please visit the Education in Ireland China website for further details and to submit your application: 

http://www.educationinireland.cn/claddagh_scholarship_programme/scholarships/208.html 

Undergraduate Academic 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 Academic Scholarship €2000