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About NUI Galway
About NUI Galway
Since 1845, NUI Galway has been sharing the highest quality teaching and research with Ireland and the world. Find out what makes our University so special – from our distinguished history to the latest news and campus developments.
Colleges & Schools
Colleges & Schools
NUI Galway has earned international recognition as a research-led university with a commitment to top quality teaching across a rang of key areas of expertise.
Business & Industry
Guiding Breakthrough Research at NUI Galway
We explore and facilitate commercial opportunities for the research community at NUI Galway, as well as facilitating industry partnership.
- Alumni, Friends & Supporters
At NUI Galway, we believe that the best learning takes place when you apply what you learn in a real world context. That's why many of our courses include work placements or community projects.
NUI Galway will be in the following cities on the following dates, come meet us and discuss your application;
Saturday 21st November: Chennai, Taj Coromandel, 10am-4pm
37, Mahatma Gandhi Road, Nungambakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600034
Sunday 22nd November: Bangalore, The Oberoi, 11am-5pm
37-39, MG Road, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001
Wednesday 25th November: Mumbai, JW Marriott, 11am-5pm
JuhJuhu Tara Road, Mumbai 400049
Saturday 28th November: Pune, Courtyard by Marriott Pune City Centre, 10am-4pm
C.T.S. No. 37 & 37/, Next to Jehangir Hospital, 1, Bund Garden Rd, Pune, Maharashtra 411001
Sunday 29th November: Delhi, The Lalit, 11am-5pm
Barakhamba Avenue, Connaught Place, New Delhi-110001
Please check individual programme pages to see whether the entry requirments are a 2:2 or 2:1.
Minimum Grade Required/Degree 2:2 Equivalent
Very Good/2:1 Equivalent
|Foundation Programme||Standard XII||58% GPA||N/A||N/A|
|Undergraduate Programmes||Standard XII/Class XII from CBSE, CISC||65% GPA||75% GPA||85% GPA|
|Postgraduate Programmes||Bachelor Degree||55% GPA (52% from Delhi/Mumbai/Pune Universities)||65% GPA (60% from Delhi/Mumbai/Pune Universities)||70% GPA (65% from Delhi/Mumbai/Pune Universities)|
|Masters Degree||55% GPA||65% GPA (60% from Delhi/Mumbai/Pune Universities)||70% GPA (65% from Delhi/Mumbai/Pune Universities)|
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National University of Ireland, Galway is one of Ireland’s oldest universities, and enjoys a 160-year history of comprehensive and globally connected education. We are the country's premier university in the fields of Biomedical Science/Innovation, Software Engineering and Informatics, Human Rights, Arts and Theatre, and Applied Social Sciences. We are delighted to announce the launch of our India specific Scholarship Schemes for 2015/2016.
Last year, NUI Galway awarded students from India a diverse range of scholarships. Given the high calibre of applications received we are now extending our scholarship offerings. We look forward to welcoming students from all over India to our friendly and historic Galway campus.
1. Sir Peter Freyer Special Merit Scholarship (Value: €13,750) in the area of Science, Bioinnovation, and ICT
Peter Freyer graduated from Galway with a degree in Medicine in 1874. He went on to become civil surgeon with the Indian Medical Service, first at Azamgargh in Uttar Pradesh, and later at Moradabad near Delhi. He served with the Indian Medical Service for 20 years and published much of his research in the Indian Medical Journal. He was a famous pioneer in biomedical innovation, and is credited for developing the operation now known as prostatectomy.
Two Freyer Scholarships, comprising a full fee waiver (value: €13,750), are available. These scholarships are aimed at academic programmes in science, bioinnovation, and ICT. Applications for the scholarship are welcomed from Indian students seeking to enter one of the selected taught Master’s programmes at NUI Galway commencing September 2015.
2. Max Arthur Macauliffe Special Merit Scholarship (Valued: €13,750 - €13,250) aimed at programmes in all areas of the NUI Galway curriculum
Max Arthur Macauliffe graduated from Galway with a degree in languages, classics, and history in 1863. He entered the Indian Civil Service in 1862, and went on to hold several senior positions before retiring in 1893. He was a prolific scholar and became immersed in Indian culture, and before long converted to Sikhism. He is renowned for translating Sikh scripture and history into English, for publishing an extensive history of the Sikh religion, and for promoting international awareness of and interest in Punjabi culture in the late 19th century.
Three Macauliffe Scholarships, comprising a full fee waiver (value: €13,750 - €13,250), are available. These scholarships are aimed at academic programmes in all areas of the NUI Galway curriculum. Applications for the scholarship are welcomed from Indian students seeking to enter one of the selected taught Master’s programmes at NUI Galway commencing September 2015.
3. Postgraduate Merit Scholarship (Value: €2,750)
Twenty Postgraduate Merit Scholarships, comprising a partial fee waiver (value: €2,750), are available. These scholarships are aimed at postgraduate programmes in all areas of the NUI Galway curriculum, commencing September 2015.
4. Undergraduate Merit Scholarship (Value: €2,750)
Thirty Undergraduate Merit Scholarships, comprising a partial fee waiver (value: €2,750), are available. These scholarships are aimed at undergraduate programmes in all areas of the NUI Galway curriculum commencing September 2014.
Applications for Postgraduate and Undergraduate Merit Scholarships are welcome from Indian students seeking to enter one of the relevant programmes at NUI Galway, commencing September 2014.
5. Government of Ireland Scholarships (Value: €23,750)
This scholarship is co-funded by the Irish Government and comprises afull tuition waiver plus a stipend of €10,000 to cover living expenses for one year. NUI Galway have participated in the scheme in previous years and hope to do so again for the September 2015 intake. Further information will follow.
Sir Peter Freyer Special Merit Scholarship