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Undergraduate Scholarships

LIT offers scholarships for new entrants of the Institute as follows:

  1. Leaders @ LIT Student Scholarship Programme
  2. Sports Scholarships
  3. The 1916 Bursary Fund  

1. Leaders @ LIT Student Scholarship Programme

LIT has a proud record in widening participation in Higher Education. Inspired by this commitment, the LIT Foundation has adopted as a priority the provision of a sponsorship programme to students. The Leaders@LIT student scholarship programme aims to alleviate the strain of financial difficulties experienced by students, so that they can concentrate fully on their education and finish their programme of study.  For more information, please contact or click here 

2. Sports Scholarships 

LIT has two types of Sports Scholarships: 

LIT Gold Sports Scholarships

For those who are competing at the highest level of their chosen sport, for example, Inter-county, Interprovincial, International, FAI League of Ireland. 

LIT Silver Sports Scholarship

Aims to give students the opportunity to develop and attain the highest level in their chosen sport while studying in LIT.  It also includes administration scholarships for those who are supporting the LIT sports clubs through other areas, e.g. Social Media. 

Please the LIT Sports page of this website for more information.

3. The 1916 Bursary Fund  

The 1916 Bursary Fund opened on May 13 and will close on August 30.  It is a targeted funding scheme established by the Department of Education and Skills to support the implementation of the National Plan for Equity of Access to Higher Education 2015-2019. The National Access Plan is working to increase the numbers of students who are currently underrepresented in higher education. The Bursaries are targeted at students who are socio-economically disadvantaged and who are from one or more of the following target groups that have low participation rates in higher education. 

For more information on the bursary please click here


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