Help transform our student experience and make a difference to the lives of people. Some of our Maynooth Access Programme Alumni share their university journey;
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Irish bank account holders can now set up Direct Debits to give to Maynooth University Foundation regularly over the phone. You can also make a single donation by credit or debit card over the phone. Please call Jonathan Carroll Alumni Operations Officer on +353 (0)1 474 7708.
If you wish to donate using one of our donation forms, please click on one of the following links to download the relevant donation form:
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After you safeguard the security of your family and friends, leaving a gift in your will is the highest honour the University can receive. It can help enable future generations of students to enjoy the far-reaching benefits of an exceptional education. For further information on legacies, please contact the Director of Development & Alumni Relations at firstname.lastname@example.org
When you donate to Maynooth University, you can make a difference to the future generation of students by helping to sustain and enhance our status as a world-class centre for learning and research.
John Coolahan Education Scholarship
Professor Emeritus John Coolahan is a central figure in educational reform both in Ireland and abroad. His work has profoundly reshaped the educational landscape across four decades for early childhood education through to higher education policy and practice. It has consistently challenged- received wisdom and opened up new horizons for the future. Alumni are invited to give to the John Coolahan Education Scholarship in his honour.
Donate to the John Coolahan Education Scholarship
||MU John & Pat Hume Doctoral Scholarships
Each year, Maynooth University provides up to 30 John and Pat Hume Doctoral Scholarships to support prospective students to commence research studies at the University. Established in honour of John Hume, an alumnus of Maynooth University, and his wife, Pat Hume, and in recognition of their contribution to Ireland, the scholarship has been offered since 2005. To date, 350 students have received the award, with €1.5 million provided annually by the University to support this initiative.
In 2015, Maynooth University re-launched the scholarship scheme, now offering three level of awards, up to €16,000 as a stipend per annum and full fees for 4 years of study plus expenses. The application process is open to EU and non-EU citizens and both Maynooth and non-Maynooth University graduates. More information of awards.
Donate to the MU John & Pat Hume Doctoral Scholarships
Throughout the history of Maynooth University, the generosity of our alumni and friends has been key to our success. By giving back, you can make a difference to the future generations of students by helping to sustain and enhance our status as a world-class centre for learning and research.
Maynooth University Foundation is a registered charity, CHY 13371 through which funds raised by the activities of the Development & Alumni Office at Maynooth University are donated to the university.
Maynooth University is an "approved body" authorised by the Irish Revenue Commissioners for the purposes of tax relief under Section 848A and Schedule 26A of the Taxes Consolidation Act 1997 (as inserted by Section 45 of the Finance Act 2001).
The Development and Alumni Office offers opportunities to individuals and corporations to become involved in capital development and heritage projects as well as academic and research programmes. If you would like to talk with a member of the Development and Alumni team please contact us at 01 474 7501 or by email email@example.com