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Foundation Scholarship

Students in their Senior Fresh year are eligible to take the Foundation Scholarship examinations. In exceptional circumstances students may defer them to the following year. 

Many Schools and Disciplines hold meetings to inform prospective candidates about the examinations. 

Please consult your course handbook and the College Calendar for further details.

Foundation Scholarship Examinations

Candidates intending to present for these examinations must complete an online application form. This form should be submitted by the applicant and not by another party. A confirmation email will be sent via an intray message on their my.tcd.ie portal which may take up to 24 hours.

  • 19 October 2021 at 9.00 am - 2 November 2021 at 5.00 pm - submission of online applications
  • 4 November 2021 at 9.00 am - 10 December 2021 at 5.00 pm - submission of online withdrawal forms
  • 10 January 2022 - 14 January 2022 - Foundation Scholarship examinations (Please note it may be necessary to schedule some examinations in the preceding week.)
  • 25 April 2022Trinity Monday, 10.00 am - announcement of Election to Scholarship 2022

Applying

Foundation Scholarship Application

The link to the 2022 Foundation Scholarship Application form will become available at 9am on 19 October 2021. This form should be submitted by the applicant and not by another party. A confirmation email will be sent via an intray message on their my.tcd.ie portal which may take up to 24 hours.

Please note only online application forms will be accepted

Candidates who wish to retract their application to sit the Foundation Scholarship examinations must complete the form below.

Withdrawing

Foundation Scholarship Withdrawal

2022 Foundation Scholarship Withdrawal forms must be submitted by 10 December 2021 at 5.00pm.

Please note only online withdrawal forms will be accepted.

This form should be submitted by the applicant and not by another party. A confirmation email will be sent via an intray message on their my.tcd.ie portal which may take up to 24 hours.

Exam Timetable

The timetable for the 2022 Foundation Scholarship exams can be found here.

Intermission of Scholarship

Application should be made in writing to the Senior Lecturer of the College unless the applicant is a registered postgraduate student of the College, in which case application is made to the Dean of Graduate Studies. Intermission of tenure must be approved by the Board of the College.

https://www.tcd.ie/undergraduate-studies/foundation-scholarship/intermission-of-scholarship.php

 

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