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1916 Bursary Fund

Application deadline is this Friday 15th October 2021 at 5pm. Late applications will not be considered.
The 1916 Bursary Fund is a targeted-funding scheme of the Department of Further and    Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science to support the participation of underrepresented students in higher education.  Applicants must be new entry students to first year of an eligible undergraduate programme in 2021/22. Applicants for the 2021/22 Bursaries in UL must enter through one of the following pathways:

  • Higher Education Access Route (HEAR) OR UL’s Access to University Course
  • Disability Access Route to Education (DARE) 
  • Mature Student Entry (first-time entrants only)
  • QQI Award Entry
  • Part-time programme entry (eligible programmes only)

Applicants applying through one of the pathways above may also be from one of the following target sub-groups:

  • Lone parents
  • Member of the Irish Traveller community
  • Ethnic minorities (including programme refugee)

UL40 Mature Student Scholarship Scheme 2021-22

Application deadline is this Friday 15th October at 5pm.
University of Limerick (UL) encourages and supports the participation of mature students on all of its programmes. The UL40 Mature Student Scholarship offers financial assistance to adult learners commencing higher education on a full-time basis. The scheme is open to all first year mature students who meet the following criteria:

  • Registered in first year of a full-time undergraduate degree programme.

Meet both the nationality and residency criteria for the free fees initiative as set out by UL's Fees Office.
A first-time entrant to higher education i.e. has not previously achieved a third-level qualification.
Is not in receipt of any other bursary or scholarship.

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