Encouraging participation and success in higher education

The 1916 Bursary aims to encourage participation and success by students who are most socio-economically disadvantaged and from groups most under-represented in higher education.

Who is the 1916 Bursary for?

Any first time entrants to year 1 of an undergraduate programme full or part-time, with a household reckonable income less than €24,500, who are in the identified priority groups.

Can I apply?

To be eligible for a 1916 Bursary, all applicants must meet, Financial, Priority Group and College Entry eligibility criteria.

Previous Bursary Recipients

“I was a full-time working mother and a lone parent. I had always wanted to be a social care worker. I wouldn’t have been able to continue this course I was doing if not with the help of the 1916 Bursary.”
Recipient of the 1916 Bursary, TU Dublin

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