International Office - Fees and Scholarship Information

International Office

Fees and Scholarship Information

The designation of a candidate as EU/EEA or Non-EU determines

  • the application procedure that applies
  • the fee levels to which they will be liable.

How to determine your fee status

If you wish to be assessed for your fee status, please submit the attached document and the supporting documentation and return it to the international office.

International Programme Costs

How and when to pay your fees

International Students Fee Payment

Grants and scholarships

DCU International Student Scholarships

DCU offers International Student Scholarships to students from India, China, the USA and Japan.  The following table outlines the various scholarships available together eligibility criteria.  Please read the information carefully and follow the steps outlined.  The online application process opens on 30 April 2011 and applications should be submitted via this link: http://www.dcu.ie/international/international_sap.php3   


Country

Type of Scholarship

Eligibility Criteria

China

4 Undergraduate Tuition Fee Scholarships of €3,000 each for 1st Year and €2,000 for subsequent years

Applicants must:

  • Be a Chinese national and studying in Ireland for the first time when entering Dublin City University
  • Be a high achiever with an excellent academic record
  • Hold and have accepted an offer or a conditional offer by 22nd July 2011 for a full-time undergraduate degree programme at Dublin City University for entry in September 2011
  • Be classified as a non-EU student for fee purposes and have permanent residency in China
  • Submit the scholarship application online by 22nd July 2011 (late applications cannot be considered for the scholarship)
  • Students on one of DCU’s international partnership programmes are not eligible to apply

Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis.  Candidates will be ranked according to prior academic performance. Applicants will be informed of the outcome of their scholarship application by 29th July 2011. For successful candidates the continuation of the scholarship worth €2,000 during subsequent years of studies will be dependent on maintenance of good grades.

China

4 postgraduate scholarships of €2,000 each

Applicants must:

  • Be a Chinese national and studying in Ireland for the first time when entering Dublin City University
  • Be a high achiever with an excellent academic record
  • Hold and have accepted an offer or a conditional offer by 22nd July 2011 for a full-time postgraduate taught degree programme at Dublin City University for entry in September 2011
  • Be classified as non-EU student for fee purposes and permanent resident in China
  • Submit the scholarship application online by 22nd July 2011 (late applicants cannot be considered for the scholarship)
  • Students on one of DCU’s international partnership programmes are not eligible to apply

Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis.  Candidates will be ranked according to prior academic performance. Applicants will be informed of the outcome of their scholarship application by 29th July 2011.

India

5 Undergraduate Tuition Fee Scholarships of €3,000 each for 1st Year and €2,000 for subsequent years[1]

Applicants must:

  • Be an Indian national and studying in Ireland for the first time when entering Dublin City University
  • Be a high achiever with an excellent academic record
  • Hold and have accepted an offer or a conditional offer by 22nd July 2011 for a full-time undergraduate degree programme at Dublin City University for entry in September 2011
  • Be classified as a non-EU student for fee purposes and have permanent residency in India
  • Submit the scholarship application online by 22nd July 2011 (late applicants cannot be considered for the scholarship)
  • Students on one of DCU’s international partnership programmes are not eligible to apply

Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis.  Candidates will be ranked according to prior academic performance. Applicants will be informed of the outcome of their scholarship application by 29th July 2011. For successful candidates the continuation of the scholarship worth €2,000 during subsequent years of studies will be dependent on maintenance of good grades.

India

5 postgraduate scholarships of €2,000 each

Applicants must:

  • Be an Indian national and studying in Ireland for the first time when entering Dublin City University
  • Be a high achiever with an excellent academic record
  • Hold and have accepted an offer or a conditional offer by 22nd July 2011 for a full-time postgraduate taught degree programme at Dublin City University for entry in September 2011
  • Be classified as non-EU student for fee purposes and permanent resident in India
  • Submit the scholarship application online by 22nd July 2011 (late applicants cannot be considered for the scholarship)
  • Students on one of DCU’s international partnership programmes are not eligible to apply

Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis.  Candidates will be ranked according to prior academic performance. Applicants will be informed of the outcome of their scholarship application by 29th July 2011.

USA

4 Undergraduate Tuition Fee Scholarships of €3,000 each for 1st Year and €2,000 for subsequent years

Applicants must:

  • Be a national from the USA and studying in Ireland for the first time when entering Dublin City University
  • Be a high achiever with an excellent academic record
  • Hold and have accepted an offer or a conditional offer by 22nd July 2011 for a full-time undergraduate degree programme at Dublin City University for entry in September 2011
  • Be classified as a non-EU student for fee purposes and have permanent residency in the USA
  • Submit the scholarship application online by 22nd July 2011 (late applicants cannot be considered for the scholarship)
  • Students on one of DCU’s international partnership programmes are not eligible to apply

Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis.  Candidates will be ranked according to prior academic performance. Applicants will be informed of the outcome of their scholarship application by 29th July 2011. For successful candidates the continuation of the scholarship worth €2,000 during subsequent years of studies will be dependent on maintenance of good grades.

USA

4 postgraduate scholarships of €2,000 each

Applicants must:

  • Be a national from the USA and studying in Ireland for the first time when entering Dublin City University
  • Be a high achiever with an excellent academic record
  • Hold and have accepted an offer or a conditional offer by 22nd July 2011 for a full-time postgraduate taught degree programme at Dublin City University for entry in September 2011
  • Be classified as a non-EU student for fee purposes and have permanent residency in the USA
  • Submit the scholarship application online by 22nd July 2011 (late applicants cannot be considered for the scholarship)
  • Students on one of DCU’s international partnership programmes are not eligible to apply

Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis.  Candidates will be ranked according to prior academic performance. Applicants will be informed of the outcome of their scholarship application by 29th July 2011.

USA

14 x Study Abroad scholarships of €500 each

Applicants must:

  • Be a national from the USA and studying in Ireland for the first time when entering Dublin City University
  • Be a high achiever with an excellent academic record
  • For September 2011 entry: Hold and have accepted an offer or a conditional offer by 22nd July 2011 for a place on the DCU Study Abroad Programme (7 scholarships). Applications must be submitted online by 22nd July 2011 (late applicants cannot be considered for the scholarship).
  • For February 2012 entry: Hold and have accepted an offer or a conditional offer by 2nd December 2011 for a place on the DCU Study Abroad Programme (7 scholarships).  Submit the scholarship application online by 2nd December 2011 (late applicants cannot be considered for the scholarship).
  • Be classified as a non-EU student for fee purposes and have permanent residency in the USA

Japan

1 x postgraduate scholarship of €2,000

Applicants must:

  • Be a Japanese national and studying in Ireland for the first time when entering Dublin City University
  • Be a high achiever with an excellent academic record
  • Hold and have accepted an offer or a conditional offer by 22nd July 2011 for a full-time postgraduate taught degree programme at Dublin City University for entry in September 2011
  • Be classified as a non-EU student for fee purposes and have permanent residency in Japan
  • Submit the scholarship application online by 22nd July 2011 (late applicants cannot be considered for the scholarship)
  • Students on one of DCU’s international partnership programmes are not eligible to apply

Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis.  Candidates will be ranked according to prior academic performance. Applicants will be informed of the outcome of their scholarship application by 29th July 2011.

Japan

4 x Study Abroad scholarships of €500 each

Applicants must:

  • Be a Japanese national and studying in Ireland for the first time when entering Dublin City University
  • Be a high achiever with an excellent academic record
  • For September 2011 entry: Hold and have accepted an offer or a conditional offer by 22nd July 2011 for a place on the DCU Study Abroad Programme (2 scholarships). Scholarship application must be submitted online by 22nd July 2011 (late applicants cannot be considered for the scholarship)
  • For February 2012 entry: Hold and have accepted an offer or a conditional offer by 2nd December 2011 for a place on the DCU Study Abroad Programme (2 scholarships). Scholarship applications must be submitted online by 2nd December 2011 (late applicants cannot be considered for the scholarship)
  • Be classified as a non-EU student for fee purposes and have permanent residency in Japan

General Terms & Conditions

In addition to the country specific eligibility criteria listed above, the following general criteria apply:

  1. Qualifying applicants may only be awarded one DCU International Scholarship.
  2. This scholarship is only available to full-time undergraduate or postgraduate taught students studying a full diet of modules, including the Foundation or Pre-Masters programme (China, India, USA, Japan).  Separate scholarships are available for students registering on the Study Abroad Programme (USA and Japan)
  3. Students registered on an international partnership programme are not eligible to receive this scholarship.
  4. The award of a DCU International Student Scholarship takes the form of a reduction in the tuition fee payable; it is not a cash award. All other expenses, including the remainder of the tuition fees, and travel/ living expenses shall remain the responsibility of the successful applicant.
  5. The scholarship is offered for a fixed length.
  6. The scholarship is of a fixed value and it does not increase with inflation.
  7. The University is unable to defer a scholarship.
  8. All registering students awarded a scholarship agree to allow the International Office to share certain data (name, course, student ID number, institution, etc. as required) with other parties within the University.
  9. We may also use information collected regarding the scholarship holders in our marketing activities; however, students' contact details will not be given out.
  10. We may feature your interview/photo/profile/story on the University website and/or other University publications and will normally ask for your permission/approval prior to publishing this.
  11. The University reserves the right to utilise this information in the promotion of the University and in any other student recruitment and/or Scholarship promotion activities.
  12. The University decision over the equivalence and eligibility of your qualification is final.
  13. Each individual application will be considered on its academic merits.
  14. The University reserves the right to discontinue or amend the scheme in future years.

 

Application Process
In order to apply for any of the scholarships, applicants should take note of the following:

  • Applicants must hold a conditional or unconditional offer of a place on a full-time programme as specified for each type of scholarship. 
  • Deadlines are provided for each scholarship and these must be fully adhered to.
  • All applicants must be classified as a ‘non-EU’ student for fee purposes and have permanent residency in the country to which the scholarship is offered
  • Complete our online application form All applications for September 2011 entry must be submitted through this online application system by 5pm on 22nd July 2011.  Late scholarship applications cannot be accepted and the application process will close after that date.

Next steps

  • Your scholarship application will be reviewed by the DCU International Scholarship Panel
  • If your application has been successful, you will be notified by a member of staff by 29th July 2011
  • Written confirmation of your scholarship will contain details of your scholarship

If you have any questions please contact: international.scholarships@dcu.ie
As well as European programme grants that are available under schemes such as Erasmus, DCU has agreements with funding bodies that provide full and/or part scholarships and/or loans to non-EU students. You may wish to explore these further.
For applicants from Mexico

Free Fees Scheme