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Refugees Initiative

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TITLE OF THE INITIATIVE

UCD Cothrom na Féinne Scholarship

INSTITUTION RESPONSIBLE FOR THE INITIATIVE

University College Dublin

COUNTRY

Ireland

CITY

Dublin

ADDRESS

UCD Access and Lifelong Learning Centre, Level 1, James Joyce Library Building, UCD Belfield, Dublin 4

TYPOLOGY

- Financial support for refugee students

TARGET GROUPS

- Newly arrived refugees
- Refugees of second generation

DESCRIPTION AND METHODOLOGIES

UCD aims to widen participation, to promote equal access to education, and to create a diverse and inclusive community on campus.

The pilot scholarship scheme facilitates access to the UCD Community for Asylum Seekers, Refugees, those with subsidiary protection or Leave to remain by offering support for tuition fees and scholarships for those wishing to pursue studies at UCD.
The scheme provides the following support:
• Full tuition fee support
• A scholarship of €1,500 for full-time or €750 for part-time students
• ALL Student Welcome Programme and access to post-entry supports

There are 30 scholarships available for the 2019/20 academic year.
Places will be allocated as follows:
• 10 places on the University Access Programme
• 20 places on undergraduate and graduate degree programmes
o Priority will be given to students progressing from the University Access Programme to degree programmes.