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1916 Bursary now open. Watch updates.

Tuesday, 2 April, 201902/04/2019 12:00 to 16:00 calendar icons 2019-04-02 12:00:00 2019-05-31 16:00:00 Europe/London 1916 Bursary now open. Watch updates. REACH+ Event Reminder Ireland REACH+ info@careersportal.ie

Students who have made a CAO application to Dundalk Institute of Technology, Dublin City University, Maynooth University or Athlone Institute of Technology should check out their eligibility for the 1916 Bursury (€5000 per year of undergraduate study).

All criteria and instructions for applying to DKIT, DCU, AIT and MU 1916 Bursary are available from www.maynoothuniversity.ie/access-office/1916-Bursary-Fund

Applications include a 600 word personal statement and reference. This must be posted to the DCU address given on the application form. Any student who wishes to apply should start working on their personal statement now. Some ideas to help writing a personal statement include that it.

Due to a tech difficulty the application process is delayed. Please keep up to date.The access office of your college is the best contact for details and support.

TU Dublin 1916 Bursary application open now! Closing date 31st May. Please check in with your Guidance counsellor for details. TU Dublin  - Blanchardstown, Tallaght, all DIT campuses. see link below to apply. You must inform Ms Duff Guidance Counsellor if applying for the Bursary in TU as an additional form is filled in by the school to support your application.

https://www.dit.ie/ace/access/path2-1916bursaryfund/

UCD 1916 Bursary application is open now. Closing date 31st May. See link below.

https://www.ucd.ie/all/cometoucd/financialsupport/scholarships/1916bursary/

Students who have applied to other Institutes of Technology or Universities should also check if their college of choice runs the 1916 Bursary as many other colleges run this scheme. The best way to get direct advice is to contact the access office of your college of choice as different application arrangements are in place in different colleges. See the links below for more details of the 1916 Bursary.

https://hea.ie/assets/uploads/2017/08/PATH-2-Guidelines-2019-20-updated-March-2019.pdf

https://hea.ie/funding-governance-performance/funding/student-finance/1916-bursary-fund/

Eligible if

  • Household income does not exceed €23,000 in year ending 2018.
  • Belong to a group under represented in higher education.
  • Check out the guidelines for more terms

 

All criteria and instructions for applying to DKIT, DCU, AIT and MU 1916 Bursary are available from www.maynoothuniversity.ie/access-office/1916-Bursary-Fund

 

Applications include a 600 word personal statement and reference. This must be posted to the DCU address given on the application form. Any student who wishes to apply should start working on their personal statement now. Some ideas to help writing a personal statement include that it

  • be typed
  • clearly state the courses being applied for and why they are of interest to you.
  • why you believe you are suited to these areas of study 
  • personal skills ,personal qualities, relevant work experience or extra curricular work and/ or volunteering would be helpful
  • the difference a bursary would make to your college life

For more information you can contact 01 7086025 or email 1916bursary@mu.ie or speak to your Guidance Counsellor in Guidance Class.

 

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