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 Intake
Academic Merit Scholarship €2,000 - €4,000  Jan 20 and Sept 20   
MSc in Entrepreneurship €5,000 Jan 20 and Sept 20  


Future Leaders Scholarships

The following scholarships are available for Masters courses starting in September 2020 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. Deadline for applications is 30 April 2020.

 Scholarship Name Available Scholarships Amount  Intake
Future Leaders 15 50% of tuition fees Sept 20


Undergraduate Scholarships

The following scholarships are available for Undergraduate courses who are 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  Intake
Undergraduate Scholarship €2000 Sept 20