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SEFS – George Boole / Presidential Merit Scholarships for International Students 2016/2017

Application Deadline: 9th May 2016 | Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: International Students (excluding European students)

To be taken at (country): University College Cork, Ireland

Brief description: The College of Science, Engineering and Food Science (SEFS) is offering George Boole and Presidential Merit Scholarships for 2016/2017 academic year. These scholarships are available to international  students and selection will be on the basis of the candidate’s academic performance in his/her secondary school leaving examinations and/or first degree.

Eligible Field of Study:  Computer Science and Mathematics

About the Award: The College of Science, Engineering and Food Science (SEFS) in partnership with George Boole and Presidential Merit Scholarships is awarding scholarships to eligible foreign students to cover the difference between the EU and international tuition fee for undergraduate or masters degree programme.

Offered Since: Not stated

Type: University Degree for Undergraduate and Masters Programme

Eligibility: To be eligible to apply, all applicants:

  • Must have applied to study at the University College Cork for their chosen degree programme before submitting a scholarship application
  • Must be privately funded/self-funded
  • Must be in possession of a full or conditional offer of admission
  • Applicants must have accepted their place and paid a deposit to be considered for scholarships
  • Applicants must meet any specific programme and English Language Requirements
  • Research masters candidates must have obtained a standard of at least the equivalent of an UCC Second Class Honours, Grade 1 (second class upper) in an approved primary degree in a related subject area of science and technology.

Selection Criteria:

  • Applications will not be assessed if they are incomplete or have been received after the deadline date
  • A selection committee, chaired by the Head of SEFS Graduate School, and comprising academic staff in which the programmes are anchored will make the final decision on the award of the scholarship
  • Applications will be assessed on the basis of the relevant application form and the applicant’s PAC information
  • Scholarships will be only awarded when the selection committee is satisfied an applicant is of sufficient merit
  • Applicants may not avail of more than one scholarship
  • Where an applicant is eligible for more than one scholarship, the higher scholarship will be applied
  • Successful applicants must confirm their intention to take up the Scholarship by 15th June, 2016. Otherwise the scholarship may be offered to another candidate.

Number of Awardees:Not specified

Value of Scholarship: The scholarship will cover up to 50% of the cost of international (non-EU) tuition fees for undergraduate or masters degree programme

Duration of Scholarship: Scholarships will be applicable for the duration of the course. No scholarship will be extended at the expiration of course duration.

How to Apply: Eligible applicants should download the application form here

Visit Scholarship Webpage for details

Award Provider: University College Cork,Ireland, George Boole and Presidential Merit Scholarships.

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