Sentinus IT Bursary Scheme

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The Sentinus IT Bursary Placement Programme is an annual programme which provides current year 12 and year 14 students with a great opportunity to work virtually in professional IT work environment for 4 weeks over the Summer holiday period. Students are expected to work virtually on projects which contribute to the work of the company/organisation. The programme is aimed at students who are interested in a career in IT, for example programming, software testing, hardware engineering, product design, web development/design or other role.


Successful students will be matched to placements which best suits their skills, knowledge, experience and interests to gain maximum outputs from participating on the programme.


To apply for a place on the programme please complete the application form: for further information contact Ciaran Lynch –  or 028 92627755


If you are accepted on the scheme, you will receive a bursary of £80 per week. The bursary will be paid for four weeks – if the students want to carry on their placement for longer, the additional weeks will not be paid. Students may take time off in the middle of their bursary subject to approval from their placement provider. All placements must be completed by 31st August 2021.


Successful applicants will undertake their placement with a local IT company/university. Students must complete a report (max 10 sides of A4) and a poster presentation. the students will display their work at a virtual celebration day.

Please note that the closing date for the application is Monday 8th February at 6pm.