Waterford Institute of Technology Undergraduate Scholarship

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Waterford Institute of Technology Undergraduate Scholarship is a 20% tuition fee waiver offered to incoming non-EU students. The scholarship is funded by the WIT’s International Office.

  • Applications for WIT Undergraduate Scholarship 2020 before May 18.
  • The scholarship is only applicable to the Waterford Institute of Technology UG programs.
  • Submission of student supporting documentation is mandatory, either via mail or post.
  • Only one recipient is selected each year for the Waterford Institute of Technology Undergraduate Scholarship.
  • To renew the WIT undergraduate scholarship, the recipient must achieve at 60% in the overall grades.

Only scholarship applications received before the deadline will be considered. Scholarship award will be notified and students will have to accept the offer within two weeks. However, in that time, applicants are suggested to start their Ireland student visa process.


Highlights

Scholarship Type Merit-Based, College-Specific
Offered byInstitution
OrganizationWaterford Institute of Technology
Application DeadlinePassed
No. of Scholarships1
AmountVariable
Renewabilityno
International Students EligibleYes
Scholarship Website Linkhttps://www.wit.ie/international/admissions/how_to_apply

Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for the Waterford Institute of Technology Undergraduate Scholarship states that only non-EU students can apply for the award. Students from eligible nationalities must fulfill the following requirements:

  • Self-funding non-EU students.
  • Unconditional/conditional offer of admission at Waterford Institute of Technology.
  • Enrolling as a full-time first-year undergraduate student.

A minimum IELTS score of 6.0, with 6.0 in each component.


Application Process

Students planning to apply for the Waterford Institute of Technology Undergraduate Scholarship must complete their forms before May 18.

Applicants must make an application online through the WIT Undergraduate Application portal and upload OR post documents as needed. Students must then make the application for the UG scholarship by doing the following:

  • Log in to the 'Admission Scholarships' page and click on the link given in the 'International Scholarships' tab, given on the WIT website.
  • Read the eligibility criteria for non-EU undergraduate students given on the next page.
  • Click on the red 'Undergraduate Applications' tab which leads to the 'International Applicant' online application form. Complete the form by uploading the necessary documents.

Students can send the documents to the Waterford Institute of Technology as well through the post. Documents can be mailed directly at this address as well:

Office of International Relations
Waterford Institute of Technology
Cork Road
Waterford
Ireland
X91 KDEK


Selection Process

Waterford Institute of Technology Undergraduate Scholarship selections is done by the International Office Program Committee. Selections are majorly based on the following factors:

  • Academic scores
  • Fulfillment of eligibility criteria
  • An updated resume
  • Work experience, if available

The selection will be done after analyzing the overall strength of the application.

Recipients will be informed about their selection for the Waterford Institute of Technology UG Scholarship in June.


Grant Details

Non-EU students planning to pursue undergraduate studies in Ireland, at the Waterford Institute of Technology Undergraduate Scholarship:

Study levelUndergraduate
Eligible candidatesInternational students
Number of scholarshipsOne
Study duration3 year
Scholarship awardtuition fee reduction
Award distributionAnnually

Waterford Institute of Technology Undergraduate Scholarship 2020 applications can be made until May 18. Therefore, international students planning to commence their UG program at the WIT in 2020, must apply for the scholarship at the earliest.

FAQ

Ques. What else is expected of scholarship receivers?

Ans. Students will have to be proactive in attending events at WIT. The international office will expect students to take part in Buddy Programs, student panels, and focus groups. Students will have to write blogs and participate in any activity available to receive a reference letter at the end of the program by the Waterford Institute of Technology's International Office.

Ques. Is the Waterford Institute Of Technology Undergraduate Scholarship Renewable?

Ans. The scholarship is renewed each year, provided students maintain an average of 60% and have the required attendance as well.

Ques. Which documents are required?

Ans. Students applying to the Waterford Institute of Technology need to submit the following-

  • Softcopy or hardcopy of Certificates AND official transcripts of educational qualifications.
  • Softcopy or hardcopy of the passport photo page.
  • Soft copy or hardcopy of Certificate of English language competence.

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