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 deadline of 1 st March 2020 and have been living in Ireland 3 years or more then
you would be eligible
- Refugee, programme refugee, family reunification
- 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
- Humanitarian leave to remain
- Decision not to deport under section 3 of the Immigration Act 1999
- 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.