NUI Galway announces NEW Scholarship Scheme for Leaving Certificate students who are currently seeking asylum/international protection or have refugee statusNUIG

To mark Ireland’s Decade of Centenaries and celebrate the diversity of Irish society in 2016, NUI Galway is pleased to announce a new, merit-based Inclusive Centenaries Scholarship Scheme. This 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. Scholarship Award Four Inclusive Centenaries scholarships are available in 2016.

This scheme targets high-achieving 2016 Leaving Certificate students in the Republic of Ireland who are currently seeking asylum/international protection or have refugee status.

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.


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