UCC Hockey Scholarship Programme

UCC Hockey Scholarship Programme 2019/2020

The application process for the 2019/20 hockey programme is now open.

Please apply by completing the 2019/20 application form below.  The closing date for 2019/2020 scholarships is 28th June 2019, which should be emailed to sport@ucc.ie

UCC Hockey Programme Scholarship Criteria

Criteria for Short-Listing

  1. International/Provincial representation at Pre-Entry Stage

OR Selection for Senior Team Panel in Club or Inter-Provincial Competition

  1. Succession Planning (addressing current and future positional needs, mindful of the turnover in players)
  2. Addressing Depth of Key Specialized Positions (i.e. Goalkeepers)
  3. (Post-Entry) Recognition of Outstanding Impact, Progression and Compliance in Hockey Academy.


Criteria for Awarding of Scholarships

  1. Re-Awards : Demonstrated progression within UCC Senior team, Compliance with scholarship programme, and Impact on hockey programme
  2. Re-Awards: Addressing International Panel Members
  3. Re-Awards: Addressing Interprovincial Panel Members
  4. Re-Awards/New Awards: Top level current starting Senior Players who may not have played representative
  5. New Awards: Admission to University College Cork
  6. New Awards: Top level of incoming fresher with representative honours (Irish Schools Starting Player)
  7. New Awards: Irish Schools fringe player /Munster Schools player
  8. New Awards: Irish Youth (Club)/ Munster Youth


Interviews/Meetings: (post-application) Scholarship or Academy candidates meet with UCC Hockey Development Officer and/or committee.


References:  Follow-up by UCC Hockey Development Officer


Note:     Consideration to Criteria for Awarding of Scholarships begins with UCC Senior team initially, and follows on through the prioritised criteria set forth above.