Gaelic Games

UCC Gaelic Games Scholarship Programme

UCC Hurling, Gaelic Football, Camogie and Ladies Gaelic Football Clubs gives its student members the opportunity to play with one of the most successful and vibrant sports clubs in Ireland.

Our scholarship programme offers exceptional talented student players the encouragement to make the most of their athletic and professional careers.

Applications for the 21.22 Gaelic Games programme will open on 1 March 2021 and close on 31 August 2021.

Please apply here by completing this online form:  UCC Gaelic Games Scholarship Programme


UCC Gaelic Games Scholarship Criteria

The UCC Gaelic Games Scholarship programme includes Camogie; Gaelic Football; Hurling and Ladies Gaelic Football.

  1. Inter-County representation at Pre-Entry Stage
  2. OR Selection for Senior Team Panel in Club or Inter-County Competition (U-21 or Minors)
  3. Succession Planning in Key Positions
  4. (Post-Entry) Recognition of Outstanding Impact, Progression and Compliance in Club.


Criteria for Awarding of Scholarships

  1. Re-Awards : Demonstrated progression within UCC Club, Compliance with scholarship programme, and Impact on programme
  2. Re-Awards: Addressing Inter-County Panel Members
  3. Re-Awards/New Awards: Top Level current starting Senior Players who may not have played representative
  4. New Awards: Admission to University College Cork
  5. New Awards: Top-Level of incoming fresher with representative honours


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


Applications for the 21.22 programme will open on 1 March 2021 and close on 31 August 2021.