All Ireland Scholarship Scheme 2022

Published: 20/07/2022, 9:00am

The All Ireland Scholarship Scheme which is funded by JP McManus provides financial support to high achieving students from low income households. The scholarships were first awarded in the Republic of Ireland in 2008 and became available in Northern Ireland in 2009.

Grant-aided post-primary school students

In anticipation of the planned Royal Mail postal worker strikes on 26 and 31 August, the deadline for applications has been extended to 4.00 pm on Monday 5 September.

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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. The scholarships will be awarded to the top nineteen* performing 'A' level students in post primary schools, and the top six performing Level 3 Extended Diploma students in FE Colleges.

Applicants must be 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 2022/2023.

The deadline for receipt of applications is Tuesday 30 August 2022.

*A minimum of two Scholarships will be offered in each county based on where students live.

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