Frequently Asked Questions
Applications are restricted to candidates who are EEA / Swiss nationals AND have been resident on the island of Ireland 3 years or more. If you are granted permanent leave to remain before our deadline of 1 st March 2020 and have been living on the island of Ireland 3 years or more, then you would be eligible.
If you have been granted the following status by the Minister of Justice and Equality by our application deadline and have been living in Ireland 3 years or more then
you would be eligible
- Humanitarian leave to remain
- Refugee, programme refugee, family reunification
- Under Section 49 of the International Protection Act 2015
- Decision not to deport under section 3 of the Immigration Act 1999
- Subsidiary protection
- Family member under the European Communities (Free Movement of Persons Regulations) 2006 and 2008
- Spouse, civil partner or dependent child of Irish national residing in the State
- Dependent child of naturalized Irish citizen residing in the State
No. Only individuals that have not received an undergraduate degree are eligible to apply.
Master’s / PhD courses are eligible only if the candidate does not already possess a Bachelor’s Degree and is admitted on the basis of Recognised Prior Learning (RPL) or Recognised Prior Experiential Learning (RPEL). Please note that preference will be given to candidates enrolling on full-time Bachelor’s Programmes.
Our preference will be given to students who enrol on full-time Bachelor’s Programmes. Other offerings by the selected institutions featured on our website will be considered on a case by case basis.
No, only programmes that are offered by the selected institutions on the island of Ireland are eligible.
No. Uversity’s scholarships are for new, first – time entrants on Bachelor Programmes.
For successful candidates in the Republic of Ireland, Uversity’s scholarships to a maximum value of €7,000 are not considered reckonable income for means-tested social welfare benefits and SUSI maintenance grants. In Northern Ireland, each scholars’ circumstances are considered on a case by case basis by the relevant agencies.