Who is the 1916 Bursary for?
The 1916 Bursary is for first time entrants to Higher Education who are from one or more of the following priority groups:
What are the criteria?
Financial + Priority Group + College Entry = Eligible for consideration.
To see if you may be eligible to apply for a 1916 Bursary, please see the Criteria Quick Check page.
What are the College Entry criteria?
Applicants for the 1916 Bursary must:
- Be a new entrant pursuing an undergraduate course and progressing to higher education for the first time
- Have been a resident in the Irish State for three of the past five years
- Be studying an approved full-time or part-time undergraduate course
What is the SUSI special rate?
There is a special rate of grant available for eligible students. The conditions you need to meet to qualify for this rate of grant are as follows:
What are the Priority Groups?
Eligible 1916 Bursary applicants must be from one or more of the following priority groups:
Who administers the 1916 Bursary?
All the Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) are awarding the Bursaries as regional clusters.
|Regional Cluster||Higher Education Institutions||No. of Bursaries|
|Leinster Pillar 1||University College Dublin; National College of Art and Design; Marino Institute of Education; Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology; Trinity College Dublin; Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.||Tier 1- 51|
Tier 2 - 20
|MEND||Maynooth University; Technological University of the Shannon (TUS) Midlands Campus; Dublin City University; and Dundalk Institute of Technology.||Tier 1- 48|
Tier 2 - 22
|Mid West||University of Limerick, Mary Immaculate College, Technological University of the Shannon (TUS) Midwest Campus.||Tier 1- 41|
Tier 2 - 15
|SOAR||University College Cork, Munster Technological University, South East Technological University.||Tier 1- 47|
Tier 2 - 28
|TU Dublin||Technological University of Dublin||Tier 1 - 31|
Tier 2 - 15
|West North-West||University of Galway, Atlantic Technological University||Tier 1 - 35|
Tier 2 - 15
For more information, contact the Access Office in one of the participating colleges
What is the 1916 Bursary?
The 1916 Bursary is a financial award to encourage the participation and success of students from sections of society that are significantly under-represented in higher education.
Can I apply?
To be eligible for a 1916 Bursary, all applicants must meet, Financial, Target Group and College Entry eligibility criteria.