The University College Dublin Global Excellence Undergraduate Scholarships is established to continue to attract the best and brightest of undergraduate students from the United States. The financial awards range from 30% – 50% annual tuition (approximately $5,700 - $9,650 USD annually). The Scholarships are renewed annually based on acceptable academic performance as described in the terms and conditions. The scholarships are based on an applicant's academic performance in high school (public, private, or home schooled), ACT, SAT, or IB scores, and other relevant selection criterion (see below).
Recipients who maintain an acceptable cumulative grade point average will retain their scholarships each academic year. It is a renewable scholarship awarded to selected incoming freshmen from the United States. Over three year undergraduate degree programs, the UCD Global Excellence Undergraduate Scholarships range from approximately $17,100 - $28,600 USD. Over four year degrees, UCD Global Excellence Undergraduate Scholarships range from approximately $22,800 - $38,600 USD.
The application process is open to North American undergraduate students who have been accepted as students in UCD for Fall 2013. It is open to all students, with the exception of the professional programs listed in Appendix 2. The UCD Global Excellence Scholarships are awarded at the discretion of the independent UCD Scholarship Committee. Scholarships do not cover any personal expenses such as housing, travel, books, and other miscellaneous costs.
Please make sure your application is submitted by the closing date of January 15. LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
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Please email your completed application to NorthAmerica@ucd.ie. Appendix One
Terms and Conditions
The Scholarship Program is funded by UCD International and aims to attract excellent candidates to UCD’s undergraduate programs and encourage early application;
Scholarships are open to self-funding candidates with provisional offers to full time undergraduate degree programs who have completed their application process to UCD;
This scholarship is not eligible to be combined with any other institutional scholarship from University College Dublin;
Applicants must be current residents in USA, and classified as non-EU for tuition fee and application purposes;
Successful candidates will be selected on merit paired with the mandatory interview component;
Interviews with semi-finalists will be conducted February 15-25, 2013 either in person where possible or via Skype, if technology is an issue please notify email@example.com ;
Decisions will be made by the Scholarship Committee on or before March 1, 2013. All decisions are final;
Once scholarship awards are issued students must accept scholarship by April 1, 2013. It is the student’s obligation to formally accept the scholarship offer, a non-response will be considered declining the offer.
Applicants who are not successful after first round of offers, will be automatically considered for second round offers if scholarship money becomes available;
Second round offers, should funding become available from other applicants declining, will be notified by April 5, 2013 and be expected to accept by May 1, 2013;