John J Sweeney Scholarship

The John J Sweeney Scholarship will support US students enrolled to study full-time on selected MSc or MA courses at Ulster University.


The John J Sweeney Scholarship at Ulster University is currently closed for applications.

The John J Sweeney Scholarship will support US students enrolled to study full-time on the following MSc or MA at Ulster University:

  • Access to Justice, Master of Laws
  • Community Youth Work, Master of Science
  • Construction Business and Leadership (with management specialisms), Master of Science
  • Executive Leadership, Master of Science
  • Human Rights Law and Transitional Justice, Master of Laws
  • Management and Corporate Governance, Master of Science
  • Manufacturing Management, Master of Science
  • Peace and Conflict Studies, Master of Science
  • Social Policy, Master of Science

The Scholarship will be open to all US citizens who:

  • Have been offered a full-time place on one of the above MSc or MA and have made a firm commitment to Ulster University during the admissions phase

AND

  • Are a US union member; or
  • Have a familial connection to a US union member (mother, father, sibling, aunt, uncle, grandparent); or
  • Can provide a reference letter from a union sponsor.

The Scholarship is valued at $20,000 and will be used in support of full fees and some living expenses.

For students entering the 2020/21 academic year, applications will be open in April 2020.

Get more information on our MSc and MA provision

For information on being an international student at Ulster University, please visit https://www.ulster.ac.uk/global