Ireland is a great destination to get a high quality education. Renowned fro its history in education, Ireland is known as ‘The Land of Saints and Scholars’. Throughout the world Ireland is known for its education excellence. Anyone will be lucky enough to have the opportunity to study at this beautiful country. The people of Ireland are curious breed. Everywhere you go in Ireland, you will find a genuine and deep-seated love of learning. Not only that the country provides and delivers great quality in education, it also serves as a great place to experience a new life style and enjoy different cultures and, of course, meet new people – expanding your social network around the globe.
Studying in Ireland is a great step to enhance your skills and knowledge – getting you a better position in your career. So, there is nothing to hesitate about in taking your level of education in Ireland, especially with scholarships being offered to you who wish to study in Ireland.
Claddagh Scholarship Programme
The Trinity College Dublin offers a number of scholarships for Chinese students wishing to pursue an undergraduate degree in Ireland. The scholarships are offered through the Claddagh Scholarship Programme to study at Trinity. The scholarship is a reduction to the tuition fees of a full-time undergraduate programme for the first year of study, and valued approximately €2,500 to €5,000 for each awardee.
There is a maximum of 10 scholarship offered for this academic year, and it can only be used for full-time undergraduate programmes. The scholarship is available in all areas of study except Medicine, Dentistry and Acting. To search for an undergraduate programme at Trinity College Dublin, visit www.tcd.ie/courses/undergraduate/az/.
The scholarships are only offered to students who are nationals and/or permanent residents of China, have non-EU status, and will pay non-EU tuition fees. The scholarship selection process will be assessed based on the applicants’ academic achievement and the evaluation of their potential to contribute to the overall Trinity College Dublin community.
If you are an eligible applicant, and are wishing to get the scholarship, you will be required to submit the following documents to apply for the Claddagh Scholarship Programme. Please note that you are suggested to apply for the undergraduate programme before you start your application for the Claddagh Scholarship Programme. You can apply online for the undergraduate programme on the Trinity College Dublin’s website: www.tcd.ie.
- Cover letter outlining your full name, Trinity College Dublin application number (assigned by Trinity College Dublin when the academic application is submitted) and name of programme you have applied for at Trinity College Dublin.
- 200-word length of letter of statement on how you will contribute to the Trinity College Dublin community. Submit this file as a Microsoft Word document or PDF format.
- Detailed and updated curriculum vitae (CV) or resume
Once you have prepared all the necessary scholarship application documents, submit your application by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org and write your name and your applicant number as the subject of the e-mail.
Claddagh Scholarship Programme applications will close on Friday, 29th March 2019. If your application is successful, you will receive notification from the Trinity College Dublin no later than Friday, 19th April 2019. You will be given time up to Friday, 26th April 2019 to make your decision whether you accept the scholarship or not. The scholarship award will be confirmed with acceptance of your offer to attend Trinity College Dublin and payment of your deposit. You will be responsible for formally accepting the scholarship offer by replying the e-mail on the scholarship selection results notification to email@example.com. Acknowledgement of receipt of scholarship acceptance will come within 72 hours since your reply has been received. A non-response will be considered as declining the scholarship offer.
For more information on the Claddagh Scholarship Programme at Trinity College Dublin, visit the official website.
UCD Michael Smurfit MSc Merit Based Scholarships for Vietnamese Students
The MSc Merit Based Scholarships programme is funded by UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School, and is aimed at academically exceptional students from Vietnam. The scholarship programme is open for application starting from the 1st November 2018 until 29th March 2019. The scholarships cover 50% of the academic tuition fees for each awardee.
The scholarship programme aims to attract excellent candidates to the Schools MSc programmes. Candidates are encouraged to start their academic and scholarship applications early.
Successful candidates of this scholarship will be ambassadors for the course they will attend at UCD Michael Smurfit, and the Graduate Business School, during their studies and after graduation.
The scholarships are open to self-sponsored candidates who have been offered a place on a full-time MSc programme at UCD Michael Smurfit. Candidates must have completed their academic application for the MSc programme they are willing to attend at the Graduate Business School, before fulfilling the necessary admissions requirements for the scholarship. Awardees will be selected on merit.
You can complete your UCD Michael Smurfit application online for the MSc programme you wish to attend, on the Services Portal. All applicants for the UCD Michael Smurfit taught master’s programmes will automatically be considered for this scholarship. Thus, there is no separate form or process necessary for this scholarship.
In order for your application to be successful, you must meet the following requirements.
- You must be a national and/or permanent resident of Vietnam
- You must hold an undergraduate degree related to the academic programme you are willing to attend at UCD Michael Smurfit
- You must provide academic transcripts of your latest degree, with a minimum score of 8 out of 10 (i.e. minimum 80% average).
- You must already be admitted to UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business unconditionally by the 1st May 2019.
- You must provide proof of proficiency in English language. You may submit you IELTS or TOEFL test results in your application. Your score in IELTS should be 7.0 or higher, or a score of 100 / 120 or higher in TOEFL.
Final decisions will be made by the School’s Scholarship Committee on or before 15th May 2019. You can only be awarded one scholarship or bursary to study at UCD Michael Smurfit. Candidates qualifying for more than one scholarship and are successful will not be eligible to transfer or use one scholarship between or against another programme; you cannot add or combine the scholarships. Scholarships and bursaries are also not allowed to be deferred to the next academic year so will be awarded to the student for the year they are offered a place only in UCD Michael Smurfit – that is, students cannot defer their place in UCD Michael Smurfit to a future academic year.
For further details on the scholarship programme and/or the MSc programmes at UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School, contact the department by e-mail Smurfit.firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone on +353 1 716 4321. You can also visit www.smurfitschool.ie for more information.