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Trinity Announces Scholarships for Indian Students to Commence Tour of India

Posted on 06 February 2014

Trinity College Dublin recently announced a number of scholarships for Indian students during a tour of India that saw academics travel to five Indian cities where they met students interested in educational opportunities at Ireland’s leading university.  The Indian scholarships are being offered at both undergraduate and postgraduate level to high achieving students across a range of disciplines. 

Undergraduate scholarships valued at €9,000 per year are being offered for four year full-time degree courses in the Faculties of Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Engineering, Mathematics and Science.  Individuals who are interested in applying for an undergraduate scholarship at Trinity College Dublin should apply for their preferred course online at www.tcd.ie/courses via the ‘non-EU applicant’ link and also complete the Indian Scholarship application form at www.tcd.ie/study/India
Postgraduate scholarships are being offered in any of the University’s taught master programmes in the Faculties of Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Engineering, Mathematics and Science and are valued at €3,000 each for one year.  Interested candidates should apply for admission to a Trinity College Dublin postgraduate programme online at www.tcd.ie/courses.  Once accepted onto a course applicants should contact their course director to request nomination for the Indian Scholarship award.

Speaking about the scholarships, Trinity’s Vice President for Global Relations, Professor Jane Ohlmeyer commented: “Trinity College Dublin is interested in attracting high-achieving Indian students to Dublin where they will have an opportunity to study and contribute to the research taking place at our vibrant and innovative campus.  These scholarships will be competitively awarded on academic ability and performance, based on results in a relevant high school examination or undergraduate degree.  During February I will travel with a team of academic colleagues to Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Pune where we hope to meet Indian students interested in gaining an international qualification and provide them the information they need to make a decision on their future education pathway.”

Trinity College Dublin had representatives from English, Languages, Literatures and Cultural Studies, Engineering, Histories and Humanities, Health Sciences, Computer Science and Statistics, and Sociology available to talk through the various course options, scholarship opportunities and the application process during the trip.

Scholarship application deadline for both undergraduate and postgraduate courses is 31st March 2014.
Eligibility Criteria:

  • Candidates must be Indian nationals and resident in India and eligible for overseas tuition fees (non EU).
  • Candidates must demonstrate academic ability and performance.  The scholarships will be competitively awarded based on the results in a relevant high school examination or undergraduate degree.

Trinity College Dublin was founded in 1592 and states that the pursuit of excellence through research and scholarship is at the heart of a Trinity education.  The University is renowned for research-led teaching and has an outstanding record of publications in high-impact journals and leading academic publishers.  Interdisciplinary teaching and learning forms a key element in the university strategy in increasing Trinity’s international standing as does its global network of collaborators.  It is a multidisciplinary university with Faculties of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; Engineering, Mathematics, and Science; and Health Sciences.  Trinity recently launched a new Study at Trinity website (www.tcd.ie/study), which aims to provide a one-stop-shop for anyone interested in education offerings from the University and give students from countries around the world specific information relating to their needs.