Maynooth University, Ireland


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History, Affiliations & Rankings

Established in 1997, Maynooth University (MU) is an internationally recognized university located in Dublin, Ireland. It is one of the four constituent universities of Ireland. The university is consistently been ranked among the best universities in the world and is one of the fast-growing, modern universities with historic academic strength and traditions. The QS Global World Ranking 2021 of the Maynooth University ranges between 701- 750. 

Infrastructure, Campus & Courses

Maynooth University offers a wide range of courses at the bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree levels, in various fields such as engineering, technology, social sciences, humanities, law and education. In addition to this university also offers a wide range of international programmes and partnerships. International students can apply for full-degree, Erasmus, Study Abroad and Summer School programmes at Maynooth University. The campus of MU is located just 25 kilometres from the city of Dublin. In Maynooth University two campuses are linked together. There is a new north campus occupying an area of 100 acres and then there is the old south campus which features structures from the 19th century. 

Accomplishments & Alumni

Maynooth University has consistently been honoured for its exemplary contribution.  As an international university, Maynooth University works with over 150 prestigious international higher education institutions from all over the world. The overall score of Maynooth University is 4.7 out of 5 according to the student’s review in different portals.  Maynooth University has 70,000 alumni across the world. These alumni work in various industries and fields such as Research Analyst, Consultant, Professor, Neuroscience, Technology Analyst, Technology Analyst, etc. The alumni of Maynooth University also work in some international firms such as KPMG, MOP, A&L Goodbody and William Fry. Eimear Anna Quinn, Joe McHugh, Alan Dillon, Michael Darragh MacAuley, Seana Kerslake, Noel Grealish, Mary O'Donnell etc some of the well-known alumni of the Maynooth University. 

Student Diversity & Visiting Companies

Maynooth University is the smallest but fastest-growing university in Ireland. The lively, multicultural campus of MU welcomes students from different countries each year with over 13,000 students and more than 559 staff members from over 90 different countries. At MU students are awarded the Students Experience Award for their non-credit-bearing activities. The Placement Office at Maynooth University helps students to gain work experience and bridge communication among students, faculty and the company that offers job opportunities. The university’s partners with the multinationals and International companies and institutes are highly useful for students to get job and internship opportunities after the completion of the course. 

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COVID 19 Response

Maynooth University is following all the guidelines defined by the government to limit the spread of COVID 19 and ensure the safety of all. Currently, the country is in Level 5 of the protective measures. Thus, the university is following the guidelines as mentioned below:

  • Most staff of the university are working from home. Only those with valid reasons and permissions are allowed to work from the campus.

  • Most of the buildings on the campus are closed except the John Hume Building with some spaces provided to students who need to use the campus.

  • Almost all classes are being held online except those classes that need practical learning experience.

  • Postgraduate students can take permission and use the campus area and resources.

  • Library is open and limited catering service is available.  

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Maynooth University, Ireland Scholarship

Maynooth University Taught Masters Scholarships

Maynooth University Taught Masters Scholarships is offered to both new EU and non -EU students who achieved a minimum 2.1 honours undergraduate degree. A total of 60 scholarships are offered under this category who hold academic excellence.

Scholarship Eligibility: 

  • Must satisfy entry requirements of Maynooth University for postgraduate taught courses.

  • A minimum of 2.1 GPA required.

  • Scholarships are only available for incoming students and not the ones who have already started their programmes.

Value of the Scholarship: €2,000 to each shortlisted student 

How to Apply? 

Interested candidates will have to apply through Maynooth University postgraduate scholarships portal. The portal contains an online application, along with a step-by-step guide to complete the process.

Candidates must apply before the deadline.

Application Deadline: June or July every year 

Maynooth University Entrance Scholarships

Maynooth University Entrance Scholarship is an annual Scholarship Award for first-year students who achieve academic excellence in the course of studies. The scholarship is automatically awarded to incoming first-year students. 

An event is held every year to honour the award. In 2020, the event was held virtually. 

The Value of the Scholarship is €1,000. 

Maynooth University Sports Scholarships

Maynooth University offers several sports scholarships that are listed below: 

  • GAA Scholarships

  • Soccer Scholarships

  • Snooker Scholarships

  • Paddy Harrington Golf Scholarships

  • Carded Athletes

  • Rugby Scholarships

  • Other Sports

Benefits of Maynooth University Sports Scholarships: The benefits of the university include the following. 

  • Access to expert coaching and fitness training

  • Financial bursary

  • Fitness testing and analysis

  • Free gym membership

  • Medical and Physiotherapy Support

  • Ongoing Academic support

  • Strength and Conditioning Support

Requirements for Maynooth University Sports Scholarships:

  • Candidates must maintain academic progress.

  • Candidates must remain in good health.

  • Candidates must compete at inter-varsity competitions on the behalf of Maynooth University.

  • Actively participate in university clubs that are associated with sports scholarships.

Application Deadline: 1st April 2021 

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