UCD Sport Scholarships
The pursuit of excellence is part of the mission of University College Dublin. In sport, the sports scholarship programme reflects the commitment of UCD to aspiring to the highest standards possible. For many years sports scholarship at American Universities were the only option for sports minded students with talent. In other situations, the price of the search for success was the abandonment of career prospects outside sport and ultimately often disappointment and disillusionment.
The aim of the scholarship scheme is to give talented young people the opportunity of developing their sporting prowess from a base here in Ireland. By combining sports participation with academic work in an ideal environment within the University, a safety net is provided for the Irish student and career prospects are, to a large extent, guaranteed. Therefore, career-threatening injuries or illness or some other unforeseen circumstances do not have the same traumatic impact. The individual is encouraged through judicious balancing of the time available to ensure that neither academic nor sporting interests are compromised.
More information regarding the application procedure is available here.
Application forms are available here.
CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS IS 10th MAY @5PM