Quercus Sport Scholarships

Awarded By: University College Cork in Ireland
Updated on Mar 7, 2024
Rekha Madi
Rekha Madi
University Research Analyst
Course: Bachelors
Deadline: Feb 2, 2023
Amount: EURO 10,500
Countries:
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Scholarship Overview

Quercus Sport Scholarships is offered by the University College Cork to international students. Quercus Sport Scholarships is available for students from any country who want to study Bachelors Degree in the Ireland at the University College Cork. Every year, the university selects 5 candidates from all the received applications and offers them scholarships based on their academic profiles.

Applicable course, university, and country

This scholarship is applicable for Bachelors Degree. This scholarship is applicable for the courses in University College Cork in Ireland

Scholarship amount details

Max scholarship per student: Euro 10,500 => Rs 9,21,585
Conversion rate used: 1 Euro = Rs. 91.03 (last updated 9th January 2024)
Scholarship amount will be given: One Time
Scholarship amount can be used for:

Type of Expense Indicates if the scholarship can be used for this type of expense
Tuition & Fees × Not covered in scholarship
Living Expense × Not covered in scholarship
Accommodation × Not covered in scholarship
Air Fare/Travel Expenses × Not covered in scholarship
Spouse/Child Care × Not covered in scholarship
Health Cover × Not covered in scholarship
Application × Not covered in scholarship
Others ✔ Scholarship amount can be used for this

Number of students to be awarded:
5

Eligible student nationality

India, United States of America, United Kingdom, Australia, Singapore, New Zealand, Canada, Germany, Malaysia, Sweden, France, Switzerland, Netherlands, Denmark, Spain, Russia, United Arab Emirates, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Norway, Japan, Thailand, Belgium, Armenia, Fiji, China, South Korea, Greece, Mauritius, Estonia, Luxembourg, Ukraine, South Africa, Hungary, Austria, Slovenia, Philippines, Cyprus, Bangladesh, Lithuania, Monaco, Nepal, Georgia, Hong Kong, Turkey, Malta, Bahrain, Barbados, Guyana, Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, American Samoa, Andorra, Angola, Anguilla, Antarctica, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Aruba, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bermuda, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Cayman Islands, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, Christmas Island, Cocos Islands, Colombia, Comoros, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Curacao, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Finland, French Polynesia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Gibraltar, Greenland, Grenada, Guam, Guatemala, Guernsey, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Honduras, Iceland, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Isle of Man, Israel, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Jersey, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Macao, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mayotte, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Montserrat, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Netherlands Antilles, New Caledonia, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Niue, North Korea, Northern Mariana Islands, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Pitcairn, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Republic of the Congo, Reunion, Romania, Rwanda, Saint Barthelemy, Saint Helena, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Martin, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Sint Maarten, Slovakia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Swaziland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Togo, Tokelau, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Turks and Caicos Islands, Tuvalu, U.S. Virgin Islands, Uganda, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vatican, Venezuela, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna, Western Sahara, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Appication Process for this scholarship

  • To apply for a Quercus Scholarship you must:
  • Be either a registered UCC student, or apply through CAO for a place on an undergraduate/level 8 programme at University College Cork in 2022/23 (Note: applicants also need to make their degree programme application separately, eg through the CAO or through the International Office for Non-EU applicants)
  • Read the Quercus Sport Scholarship Criteria and Terms of Reference here Terms of Reference & Memorandum of Understanding Sports 2022/23
  • Complete the Quercus Sport Scholarship Application Form online using the ‘Apply now’ option
  • Please read the Online application instructions before you begin

Scholarship Application:
This scholarship needs a separate external application.

Application Documents:

Type of documents Indicates if this type of document is required to be submitted
Official transcripts Required

Important Dates & FAQ info:

Info Date
Application final end date 2nd February 2023
Contact email: scholarships@uccie
Contact number: 353 (0)21 4904875

Additional Information:

  • The Scholarship can be renewed for subsequent years subject to the Scholar meeting the requirements of the Sports Retention & Discontinuation Document and progression to the next level of study in their academic programme
  • Scholars will be expected to act as ambassadors for UCC in terms of their participation in sporting activities and in their participation in activities designed to promote the Quercus Programme
  • Where there are equivalent levels of excellence applicants deemed able to contribute most to UCC and to UCC Sport will be selected. UCC also reserves the right to select scholars based on their strategic importance to sport in UCC
  • The Quercus Scholarships are open to students applying for, and currently registered in, any undergraduate/level 8 programme offered by UCC
  • Applicant will only be able to take up a Scholarship after accepting an offer of a place at University College Cork through the CAO or the International Office

Scholarship Eligibility

  • Successful applicants will:
  • Meet the minimum entry requirements (matriculation) of their desired undergraduate/level 8 programme, while currently registered students will need to have attained higher honours in their end of year examinations to be eligible Applicants do not need to be pursuing a related programme to be deemed eligible
  • Participate in a sport recognised by Sport Ireland
  • Be able to provide evidence that they are competing at the highest available level in their chosen sport and have identifiable potential for further improvement
  • Be expected to act as ambassadors for UCC and the Quercus Talented Students’ Programme in terms of their participation in their chosen sport

Special Restrictions:
No specific eligibility requirement mentioned on the Scholarship site. Student profile will be evaluated on a case by case basis.
Exams Details:

Exam name Indicates if exam is required and cutoff (if any)
12 Required

iSchoolConnect Rating

4
The rating is done considering various factors

Frequently Asked Questions

The frequently asked questions about the scholarship are:

Who can apply for the Scholarship?
The scholarship is applicable to students from various countries.

What is the minimum Qualification Required?
The students must have completed their secondary education from a recognized institution.

What is the procedure for applying?
This scholarship needs a separate external application.

What are the documents required for filling the forms?
Official transcripts.

What is the duration of the Scholarship?
One Time