Limerick Institute of Technology are looking to award scholarships to individuals who are seeking to progress to the highest level in their chosen sport. This new scheme will not just reward athletes for their ability and previous performances but help them develop their sporting ability hand in hand with their academic responsibilities. Scholarships are awarded on an annual basis. Application forms are available to download here.
An individualisation package of benefits will be given and may include:
Academic support – where possible a student may be afforded some extra tuition
Coaching Support – best practice
Sports Psychology – access to a sports psychology consultant
Injury Management – access to physiotherapy
Gym Use – free membership to the Gym on campus
Sports Nutrition – access to information on Nutrition
Financial Support – towards fees, books, equipment, travel etc…
LIT Merchandice – some clothing items
Coaching Courses – Access to various coaching courses
Each scholarship will be determined by the needs of the individual and his/her chosen sport. The scholarships will be decided by the LIT Sports Council. Any support services will depend on the type of scholarship awarded to the individual and maybe paid in full or subsidised. Additional support may be given to individual on a discretionary basis by request to the LIT Sports Council.
Munster Council GAA Bursaries
Munster Council GAA Bursaries (€750 per year) are administered by the Provincial Council and awarded in accordance with the conditions outlined below and any additional criteria laid down by individual Provincial Council.
Applications are open to members of the Association who are attending a full-time Higher Education course (except those who hold another GAA-related or college scholarship/bursary) and who are active participants in their college club. Candidates may be awarded bursaries in successive years (limit of two years only), subject to passing exams and satisfactory evidence of a significant contribution to the college club.
An application forms are available on the Munster GAA website.
Applicants should complete their application form and get them signed by the College GAA Development Officer located in the Sports Office. These completed forms must then be returned to the Sports Office by the closing date. You will then be called for an interview to determine if you have been successful.