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Central Bank of Ireland Undergraduate Scholarships for International Students, 2018/2019

For the year 2018-2019 Central Bank of Ireland has established a scholarship programme to undertake a fully funded part-time honours degree for students to grow their career and gain experience and invest in themselves.

This Scholarship Programme is designed to identify and nurture talent and to support motivated individuals to start a career while, in partnership with Griffith College, pursuing further education. In choosing to start your career with the Central Bank, supporting you will be our priority.

Central Bank of Ireland Mission Statement ‘Safeguarding Stability, Protecting Consumers’ is at the heart of all that we do and encapsulates the dual priorities for the Central Bank in delivering on its mandate. The Central Bank aims to manage its information, data and other resources effectively and efficiently.

Scholarship Description: 

  • Applications Deadline: August 12, 2018
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available to study Undergraduate degree programme.
  • Study Subject: Central Bank of Ireland will offer the successful candidate a four-year employment contract and, in partnership with Griffith College, a place on one of these three-year part-time degree courses:
  1. BA (Hons) in Business Studies
  2. BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance
  3. BA (Hons) in Business Studies (HRM)
  • Scholarship Award: On the Scholarship Programme, you can expect:
  1. A competitive salary (c. €25,758)
  2. 24 days’ annual leave
  3. Excellent personal development and training opportunities
  4. Educational assistance and paid study leave
  5. Flexible working hours and excellent work-life balance
  6. Defined benefit pension scheme
  7. Great sports and social opportunities
  8. A growing Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme
  9. Employee wellness programmes
  10. Subsidised staff restaurant
  11. TaxSaver commuter ticket scheme
  12. Cycle to Work scheme.
  • Nationality: International students are eligible to apply for this scholarship.
  • Number of Scholarships: Numbers not given
  • Scholarship can be taken in Ireland

Eligibility for the Scholarship: 

Eligible Countries: International students are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

Entrance Requirements: If you have these skills and attributes, we want to hear from you:

  • You are driven, motivated and a self-starter.
  • You want to learn.
  • You have recently completed your Leaving Certificate and have attained, or expect to attain in the current academic year, a minimum of two honours grades (H5s), and a minimum of four ordinary level grades (O6), including a minimum O6 in ordinary level Maths and a minimum O6 in an ordinary level language. This can be English, Irish or another language.

If you have previous working experience or have completed an internship within financial services or a related area, that’s great. However, it is by no means a requirement.

English Language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

Application Procedure: 

How to Apply: Do you think you are a good fit for the Central Bank? Are we a good fit for you? Are you ready to make an impact and grow your career while undertaking a fully funded part-time honours degree? If you are nodding “Yes” to these questions, we want to hear from you.

Apply now for a place on this Scholarship Programme.

As part of your application, you will be asked to describe some of your achievements and your motivations in applying for the Scholarship Programme.

Online Application

Scholarship Link