The 1916 Bursary is co-funded by the Government of Ireland and the European Union through the Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science (DFHERIS) and aims to encourage participation and success by students who are most socio-economically disadvantaged and from groups most under-represented in higher education.
See the full list of colleges and universities that participate in the 1916 Bursary below.
1916 Bursary - Eligible Higher Education Institutions
To apply, find your college or university in the list of Participating Colleges:
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Have some more questions?
All participating colleges have an Access Office that can advise you on how to apply for the 1916 Bursary or answer questions relating to a specific college or university
Who is the 1916 Bursary for?
Any students entering year 1 of an (undergraduate) programme full or part-time, with a household reckonable income less than €25,000*, who are in the identified priority groups. * There are 3 thresholds based on how many dependent children are in the household. Less than 4 = €25,000; 4 to 7 = €27,400; 8 or more = €29,702. The income threshold increases by €4,950 per additional person in college.
Can I apply?
To be eligible for a 1916 Bursary, all applicants must meet, Financial, Priority Group and College Entry eligibility criteria.