GMIT Prospectus 2021/22

GMIT SCHOLARSHIPS AND SPECIAL ENTRY SCHEMES

5. Mature Student Scholarships There are three scholarships of €1,200 each for registered first year mature students. The scholarship is issued as a once-off payment. Interested candidates should complete the Mature Student Scholarship Application Form and be aware that nominated candidates may be short-listed and then called for interview. Application forms are available from the Student Services Office or may be downloaded from the student portal ( https://student.gmit.ie ) at the beginning of the academic year. Note: Only first year students who are 23 years or older on 1st January of the year of entry are eligible to apply. Submit to: GMIT Access Office Closing date: 15th October annually For further information, please call 091 742129 or email accessoffice@gmit.ie 6. Special Sports and Cultural Achievement (SSCA) Scheme The SSCA Scheme is a special entry scheme (worth up to 50 points) targeted at outstanding sportspersons and those who have made a significant contribution to cultural activities. Ten places are reserved for candidates who are committed to further developing their sporting, cultural and academic careers. Submit to: GMIT ATS Office Closing date: 1st September annually Check www.gmit.ie/apply/scholarships for eligibility criteria and to download the Special Sports and Cultural Achievement Form For further information, please contact Dr Seamus Morrissey at 091 742561 or email ats@gmit.ie

7. Sports Scholarships GMIT supports the development of talented athletes and recognises the increasing need for them to successfully balance academic and sporting commitments. GMIT facilitates this vision through the Sports Scholarship Programme. Following registration in GMIT, the sports co-ordination team in the Students’ Union calls students for interview and selects eight candidates who will receive a scholarship of €1,000 for each year of study. GMIT Sports Scholarship Students Benefit from:

• Financial Assistance • Medical & Physio Support • Gym Membership • Sports Nutrition Education

• Performance Psychology • Strength and Conditioning • Coaching Courses • Mentoring & Support

Submit to: GMIT Sports Development Officer Closing date: 9th October annually Check www.gmit.ie/apply/scholarships for eligibility criteria and to download the Sports Scholarship Application Form For further information, please contact Molly Dunne at 091 742579 or email molly.dunne@gmit.ie 8. Non-EU Scholarships Scholarships are available for Non-EU students giving up to a 30% discount off the quoted fee. If you are a Non-EU student thinking of applying to study in GMIT then you may qualify for a scholarship in recognition of your English language attainment, your country of origin, or both.

For further information contact the International Office by email international@gmit.ie

9. Sanctuary Scholarship Scholarships for those in the International Protection System living in Ireland who are not eligible for state supports and are progressing to undergraduate higher education for the first time. Applicants must live within commuting distance of the GMIT campus they wish to attend. This scholarship covers: • All fees (Student Contribution, Tuition Fees and Materials Fees) • Cost of maintenance to the value of the Full Adjacent Top up Grant • A mentor to support and guide successful applicants throughout their time at GMIT For further information see www.gmit.ie/apply/scholarships

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