1st June 2019: is the closing date for applications.

30th June 2019: is the deadline for those waiting final year results to upload final transcripts.


Cork, Ireland
(Partially Funded)


University College Cork – Quercus Talented Students’ Program

University College Cork is pleased to announce that up to 19 Quercus Taught Masters Academic Scholarships will be awarded to top-performing postgraduate applicants to masters courses in 2019/20.

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University Cork Collge (UCC) offers Quercus Taught Masters Scholarships for eligible students enrolling in the master’s program. The University aims of creating an environment in which academic excellence can be combined with opportunities for personal development. Further, the university commits to the intellectual growth, social formation and welfare of our students and recognizes the strength derived from student diversity.

Number of scholarships: 19.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences (CACSSS) – (All taught Masters courses apart from the Education courses).
  • College of Science, Engineering and Food Science (CoSEFS).
  • College of Medicine and Health (CoM&H).
  • College of Business and Law – School of Law.
  • College of Business and Law – Cork University Business School.

check master’s program here.

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

Depends on the program.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Candidates who have a minimum 1H undergraduate honours bachelor degree (or equivalent result in a NFQ Level 8), or a 1H postgraduate degree (or equivalent result in a NFQ Level 9).
  • Candidates who are deemed by their college of choice to demonstrate an exceptional level of academic excellence and commitment to their masters course of choice, as evidenced by their personal statement.
  • All applicants whose first language is not English must provide evidence of English language proficiency. check here.

Opportunity Cost

(Partially Funded)

50% contribution towards postgraduate fees for the duration of the postgraduate course.

How to Apply

First Step: Apply for your course via the Postgraduate Applications Centre (PAC)

Second Step: Upload your transcripts for each year of your undergraduate degree, including your overall final result.

Note: Applicants who do not achieve a 1H (or equivalent) cannot be considered.

Third Step: Submit your online application, including the personal statement section outlining the following:

  • Your reasons for choosing this masters course at University College Cork (max 300 words). Please include in your answer how you anticipate this qualification will benefit you personally, and academically and professionally and your research/study interests.
  • Any additional academic achievements, including postgraduate qualifications, if relevant (documented evidence of achievements must be uploaded to PAC) (max 200 words).
  • If relevant, consider any non-academic or professional experience you may have that relates to the masters course (max 200 words).
  • Any skills and attributes relevant to the masters course that set you apart from other applicants (max 200 words).

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This Scholarship Published by:
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