UCD has announced the launch of the 2014 UCD scholarships for Indian undergraduate and postgraduate students. Of particular note in the 250,000 euro scholarship fund—the largest by an Irish university—are the four full scholarships in recognition of VV Giri, the fourth President of India, who studied law in UCD from 1913 to 1916.
Established in 1854, UCD is Ireland’s largest and most international university, having over 26,000 students including 5,500 international students from 127 countries. A public, government-funded institution, UCD also receives the highest levels of research funding in the country and is ranked within the top 1% of world universities.
UCD currently has 258 Indian students studying in Ireland.UCD’s commitment to attracting top Indian students is evident in its scholarship offering which is the largest offered by an Irish university along with their regular visits to India, importantly with key academics and engagement with Indian university partners such as the University of Delhi, IIT Kanpur, IIM Bangalore and University of Baroda amongst others.