International Scholarships

DCU offers a range of scholarships for international students, which may include help with tuition fees, living expenses and travel costs or may offer a  partial award such as a tuition fee discount or waiver.

There are many different types of scholarships, from Merit to Accommodation/ Financial Aid. To find out more about what these terms mean, scroll to the bottom of the page to the "Scholarships Explained" section.

Scholarships Explained:

  • Merit - Merit-based scholarships are awarded based on academic, sporting and/or extracurricular prowess primarily.
  • Financial Aid - Financial Aid scholarships assist with the financial cost of attending university, either by assisting with fees or the associated costs of living while one is a student.
  • Accommodation Aid - Accommodation Aid scholarships assist students with locating and paying for accommodation for the duration of their degree. 
  • External - External scholarships are hosted by a separate body than DCU. Often they are open to students attending a range of universities. 
  • EDI - DCU is dedicated to encouraging and fostering a culture of inclusion and belonging for all through our EDI scholarships
  • Discount / Waiver - These scholarships provide a discount on tuition fees, and in some cases a full waiver.