Undergraduate Opportunity Scholarships in Ireland, 2019

Scholarship Description:

Applications are invited for Opportunity Scholarships UCD for the academic year 2018-19. Students from Ireland are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

The overarching purpose of Access & Lifelong Learning (ALL) is to be the ‘bridge to inclusion’ offering connections, engagement and building relationships between communities that are ‘distant’ from higher education, and the University community.

Degree level:

Scholarships are available to pursue undergraduate degree programme.

Field of Study:

Scholarships are awarded to learn any of the courses offered by the university.

Scholarship Award: 

Scholarships are valued at €1,500 per annum for the normal duration of the scholar’s programme of study. Scholarships will be paid in two instalments each year at the end of September/early October and at the end of January. The scholarship package also includes:
– Dedicated Welcome Programme
– Programme of academic workshops and seminars
– Dedicated personal support offered by a team of experts
– The support of a peer mentoring network
– Leadership training programmes, networking and development opportunities.


  • Students from Ireland are eligible to apply for this scholarship.
  • Scholarship can be taken in Ireland.

Eligibility Criteria:

The undergraduate Scholarships are open to new entrants to UCD (first years) who have accepted an offer to study in UCD. Applicants must be entering a full-time undergraduate programme of study.

Please note this scholarship is for undergraduate students from the following groups:

– HEAR students
– DARE students
– Students with a Disability
– First time Matures
– Incoming Access Student 2018/19
– Students who have successfully completed a UCD Access Programme
– QQI-FETs (Further education award holders)
– Irish Travellers
– Lone parents who are in receipt of a means-tested social welfare payment
– Ethnic minorities
– Refugees, those with leave to remain and asylum seekers

Applying procedure Instructions:

How to Apply: 

The mode of application is online.

Scholarship Official Web Links:

Application Form: ◄–

Scholarship Link: ◄–

Scholarship Deadline:

September 21, 2018.

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