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1 February 2023  


Undergraduate Scholarships


The Dr H H Stewart Scholarships

The Dr Henry Hutchinson Stewart Literary and Medical Scholarships are among the oldest awards to be offered by NUI. First established in 1888 following a bequest from the estate of Dr Henry Hutchinson Stewart, these awards were initially made by the Royal University of Ireland until its dissolution in 1908 and were then continued by NUI. Under the terms of the trust it was provided that two-thirds of the income be allocated for the provision of medical scholarships and one-third for the provision of literary scholarships.

Students cannot apply directly to NUI for these awards. Nominations are made by Faculties, Schools and Departments.

 

The Dr H H Stewart Literary Scholarships
Scoláireachtaí Liteartha An Dr H H Stewart

Winners of NUI Awards 2019 from UCC included recipients of Dr H H Stewart Literary Scholarships and Prizes in all eight disciplines

Winners of NUI Awards 2019 from UCC included recipients of Dr H H Stewart Literary Scholarships and Prizes in all eight disciplines. Click to enlarge image.

Scholarship: €250

  1. Chinese
  2. English
  3. French
  4. German
  5. Irish / Gaeilge
  6. Italian
  7. Latin
  8. Spanish


These awards are based on the results of assessments completed in first year or stage one modules in each of the eight subjects listed above. These may include the results of students registered on any undergraduate degree programme where it is possible to take first year or stage one language and language-related literature/cultural studies modules. Nominated students should demonstrate stage one achievement across the language discipline as a whole.

The students achieving the highest marks in these disciplines in each of the participating NUI constituent universities can be nominated by their Faculty / School / Department for a Scholarship.

Students cannot apply directly to NUI for these awards.

Note: Students whose first language is Chinese, French, German, Italian or Spanish will not be considered for the Scholarships and Prizes in these respective languages.


The Dr H H Stewart Medical Scholarships (including Health Sciences)

Recipients of NUI Dr H H Stewart Medical Scholarships and Prizes 2019 from RCSI

Recipients of NUI Dr H H Stewart Medical Scholarships and Prizes 2019 from RCSI. Click to enlarge image.

Scholarship: €250

The NUI Dr H H Stewart Medical Scholarships are offered in a range of subject areas and disciplines across Medicine, Nursing and Midwifery, and Health Sciences.

The participating NUI institutions include UCD, UCC, University of Galway and RCSI; also included are overseas campuses linked to NUI institutions, including RCSI & UCD Malaysia Campus, RCSI Bahrain and Perdana University (RCSI).

The students achieving the highest marks in these disciplines in each of the participating NUI constituent universities and recognised colleges can be nominated by their Faculty / School / Department for a Scholarship.

Medicine and Health Sciences

  1. Anaesthesia
  2. Anatomy
  3. Biochemistry
  4. Clinical Radiology
  5. General Practice
  6. Medical Microbiology
  7. Medicine
  8. Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  9. Ophthalmology
  10. Paediatrics
  11. Pathology
  12. Pharmacology
  1. Physiology
  2. Psychiatry
  3. Public Health
  4. Surgery
  5. Dentistry
  6. Diagnostic Imaging
  7. Occupational Therapy
  8. Pharmacy
  9. Physiotherapy
  10. Podiatric Medicine
  11. Speech and Language Therapy




Scholarships are offered in five Nursing and Midwifery disciplines, to students of UCD, UCC, and University of Galway:

  1. Midwifery
  2. General Nursing
  3. Children’s Nursing
  4. Intellectual Disability Nursing
  5. Mental Health Nursing