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Apply for the Global Excellence Scholarships at University College Dublin 2020

Updated: Jan 20, 2020

Brief Description

Students who have an Offer (or Conditional Offer) to an eligible UCD programme can now apply for the Prestigious Global Excellence Scholarship.

The Global Excellence Scholarship provides students with a fee scholarship to the value of 100% or 50% of their annual tuition fees. This is a highly competitive scholarship with a limited number available per region.


1. Undergraduate: Successful applicants will be residents of an African* country at the time of application.

2. Graduate Taught: Successful applicants will be residents and citizens of an African* country at the time of application. Applicants may reside in a different country to the country of their citizenship, provided that both countries are African.

*The following countries are not considered for the African Global Excellence Scholarship but will instead be consider for the Middle East and North Africa Global Excellence Scholarship:

• Algeria • Egypt

• Libya

• Morocco • Tunisia

• Sudan

Please consult the Global Excellence Scholarship document for the Middles East and North Africa for further information if you are applying from any of these countries.

3. Applicants must be classified as non-EU for tuition fee and application purposes.

Deadline: 31 March 2020

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