All-Ireland Scholarship Scheme

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The All Ireland Scholarship Scheme which is funded by JP McManus provides financial support to high achieving students from low income households.

The scholarship offers students financial support of £5,500 per annum for the duration of their course.

Twenty five scholarships will be awarded to students who attend a grant aided Post Primary school or a Further Education College in Northern Ireland.

  • Nineteen Scholarships will be awarded to the top ‘A’ Level students from grant aided Post Primary Schools.
    A minimum of two Scholarships will be offered in each county based on where students live.
  • Six Scholarships will be awarded to the top Level 3 Extended Diploma students from Further Education Colleges.
    One Scholarship will be awarded in each of the six Further Education Colleges.

Applicants must have been in receipt of the Education Maintenance Allowance (EMA) at the time of examination, and due to commence an undergraduate course in university in the academic year of 2024/2025.

The deadline for receipt of applications is 4pm on Thursday 29 August 2024.


For further information and how to apply please refer to the Guidance Notes and Frequently Asked Questions.