Scholarships

UCC SPORTS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMMES

University College Cork provides elite sports persons with the opportunity to apply for a variety of Sports Scholarships whilst pursuing their academic & sporting careers.

The 2020/21 programme is now closed for applications. Details of this programme in its current format are below.

The 2021/22 programme is now under review.  Details will be finalised by end of Jan 2021.

The UCC Dept. of Sport and Physical Activity has a long established Sports Scholarship Scheme in place. We have remodeled our Sport Scholarships in line with our new Strategy for Sport.  We are aiming to be the Go-To University for Sport in Ireland.  We are developing a new performance strategy to enhance our support and sharpen our edge.

The UCC Sport Scholarship programme is divided into two main strands:

(1) UCC Individual Sport Scholarship –   The Individual Sport Scholarship is open to applicants involved in team sports or individual sports other than the core sports.

(2) UCC Core Team Sport Scholarships which covers Hockey, Rugby, Soccer and GAA which incorporates Gaelic Football, Hurling, Ladies Gaelic Football and Camogie.

 

UCC  SCHOLARSHIPS BENEFITS

UCC Sport Scholarship Athletes will have access to a range of specific benefits including a funding bursary, access  to support services – performance programme, coaching, physiology, sports science and medical support.

Performance Athletes – Selected athletes can also be invited to be part of the UCC Performance Programme.

 

SPONSORED SCHOLARSHIPS

As part of our programme we are delighted to have the following sponsored scholarships:

  • Bank of Ireland
  • M.J. Dowling UCC Sport Hurling Scholarship
  • Jason Foley Memorial Scholarship

 

 

KEY DATES

The key dates for the 2020/21 Sports Scholarships are:

1. UCC Sport Scholarship Applications open online 03-February-2020
2. Closing date applications 29-September-2020
3. Review and recommendations – send agreements 23 October-2020
4. Athletes return contracts 6 November -2020
5. Launch 30 November-2020
6. Athlete workshops – Goal setting – Testing – Reviews 30 November -2020
7. Payment 1 2020/21 18-December-2020
8. Athletes workshops – reviews 20-March-2021
9. Payment 2 2020/21 20-March-2021
10.Payment 3 2020/21 20-June-2021

 

UCC SPORT SCHOLARSHIP CODE OF PRACTICE

 

FURTHER INFORMATION AND CONTACT DETAILS

  • For more information on all UCC Sports Scholarships contact sport@ucc.ie or +353 (0)21 490 4752.
  • For more information on Quercus Sports’ Scholarships, please contact Michele Power at mpower@ucc.ie or 021 4904688