Inclusive Centenaries Scholarship Scheme in Ireland, 2018

The National University of Ireland Galway is inviting applications for Inclusive Centenaries Scholarship Scheme. Each comprehensive scholarship will cover all applicable fees, a monthly living allowance, and accommodation costs as required at levels set by SUSI.

This merit-based, national scheme aims to assist high-achieving, second-level school leavers from Ireland’s newest communities to pursue their third-level educational goals at NUI Galway, to realise their full potential, and to contribute to shaping Ireland of today and tomorrow.

The National University of Ireland Galway is located in Ireland’s most westerly city of Galway. A tertiary-level teaching and research institution, it is ranked among the top 1% of universities in the world.

The candidate should have a very good command of English language. Therefore, the application should be written in English.

Scholarship Description:

  • Application Deadline: July 13, 2018
  • Course Level: Scholarship is available to pursue their third-level educational goals at NUI Galway.
  • Study Subject: Scholarship is awarded
  • Scholarship Award: Each comprehensive scholarship will cover all applicable fees (the student contribution and levy and tuition), a monthly living allowance, and accommodation costs as required at levels set by SUSI (Student Universal Support Ireland). Scholarship awards will be renewable for the normal duration of the approved course of study, subject to annual review and the satisfactory academic performance and good standing of the scholarship holder. Recipients will be assigned an academic mentor to provide support and guidance throughout their period of study at NUI Galway.
  • Nationalities: Citizens of Ireland are eligible to apply.
  • Number of Scholarships: Not Known
  • Scholarship can be taken in Ireland

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

  • Eligible Countries: Citizens of Ireland are eligible to apply.
  • Entrance Requirements: To be eligible for consideration for an Inclusive Centenaries Scholarship you must be a school leaver who is permitted to remain in Ireland within the terms of the International Protection Act 2015 or the Refugee Act, 1996 (as amended), or the Immigration Act 1999; and you must be:
    An applicant for international protection in Ireland
    or
    If you have been refused international protection, an applicant for permission to remain in Ireland;
    or
    A Refugee, a beneficiary of subsidiary protection, or have permission to remain in Ireland;
    and either
    Be a pupil in a secondary school in Ireland on a fulltime basis for the three years preceding the 2018 Leaving Certificate examinations and pass a minimum of six subjects in the 2018 Leaving Certificate examinations and earn at least 400 points overall
    or
    Have successfully completed the one-year Access Foundation Course in NUI Galway in 2018
    or
    Have successfully completed FETAC PLC with a minimum of 8 Distinction Scores
    and
    Have applied for and, by mid-August, meet all requirements to receive an offer of a place on a full-time undergraduate Level 8 degree course in any College at NUI Galway in the current year via the Central Applications Office, including meeting all points and entry and matriculation requirements
  • English Language Requirements: The candidate should have a very good command of English language. Therefore, the application should be written in English.

Application Procedure:

Applicants must submit an application consisting of:

  • Application Form
  • Personal statement
  • Two Reference Forms
  • The deadline for receipt of applications by email each year is Friday 13th July
  • Inclusive Centenaries Terms and Conditions 2018?
  • Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview at the end of July.
  • Decisions to award scholarships will be communicated in the last week of August.

How to Apply:

Submit all queries and completed Application and Reference forms via email.

Online Application

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