Maynooth University is pleased to invite applications for basketball scholarships. 
Our women’s team currently plays in Basketball Ireland’s Colleges Division 1 North league, and our men play in Division 2 North league.  A highlight of the year for both teams is the All-Ireland Inter-Varsity Basketball Championship weekend which takes place in April.
Each year, one men’s and one women’s basketball bursary is offered to prospective first-year students who are outstanding basketball players with proven ability to perform at international level, and are prepared to bring their skills and leadership to the Maynooth University Basketball Club.

Apply on-line at Sport Scholarships no later than April 1st.
For more information on how to apply please go to Undergraduate Studies

For US-based students, the University also offers Sport Changes Life’ Victory Scholarship programme in partnership with Liffey Celtics Basketball Club.

Benefits of the scholarship include:

  • Up to 60 CAO points (subject to student matriculating with a minimum of 300 points on their own merit) as required to assist them getting a place on their MU course of choice
  • Medical and physiotherapy support
  • Access to cardiovascular fitness suite
  • Access to free weights gym
  • Strength & conditioning support including individual programme
  • Experienced coaching staff
  • Nutritional advice and support
  • Sports psychology and time management workshops
  • Financial support
  • Practical experience in various roles within the club unit
  • Maynooth University Basketball Scholar apparel
  • Medical and physiotherapy support
  • Access to cardiovascular fitness suite
  • Access to free weights gym
  • Strength & conditioning support including individual programme
  • Experienced coaching staff
  • Nutritional advice and support
  • Sports psychology and time management workshops
  • Financial support
  • Practical experience in various roles within the club unit
  • Maynooth University Basketball Scholar apparel