The All Ireland Scholarship Scheme, funded by JP McManus, provides financial support of £5,500 per academic year to the top-performing students from low-income households, intending to do an undergraduate course in the UK or Republic of Ireland.
The scheme will provide twenty-five scholarships per year to top-performing students in receipt of the Educational Maintenance Allowance (EMA), and who live in Northern Ireland, and attend a grant aided post primary school or further education college in Northern Ireland.
Subject to conditions, scholarships awarded will be renewed annually and continue until the chosen course is completed. If a student is undertaking a gap year or paid work placement as part of their undergraduate course, the scholarship payments may be withheld for that year.
Twenty five scholarships will be awarded across two categories:
Re-marks will be taken into account. Applicants must indicate their intention to apply for re-marks on the ‘Confirmation of A Level Results form’ and submit this to CCEA. Applicants should apply for re-marks as soon as possible after receipt of A level results using Priority Service 2.
To be eligible for a scholarship, you must:
Additional criteria based on prior qualifications may be applied in the event of a dead heat situation.
You are not eligible if you:
*The awards of scholarships, prizes or bursaries granted by the University you are due to attend does not exclude you from this scheme
The application process for the 2016 scholarship scheme is now open – please see the links below for further information
Please ensure you read the full guidance notes and frequently asked questions before applying.
Closing date for applications is Friday 24 June 2016.
For further information and to access an application form please visit:
For further information on this scholarship please contact:
Tel: +44(0)1952 81 5095
Friday 24 June 2016