The following Maynooth University sports scholarships may be awarded:
Scholarship funding assists undergraduate or postgraduate students with sports and university-related expenses (e.g. sporting equipment, travel costs associated with sport) and aims to free up time from part-time work commitments.
Visit Sports Scholarships for eligibility requirements and details on how to apply.
Entrance Scholarship 2022
The €1,000 Entrance Scholarship is automatically awarded to incoming first year students, via the CAO, who have obtained 575 points or more in the Leaving Certificate (from six subjects in one sitting). For students presenting GCE A Levels the awards are based on achieving points from three/four subjects in GCE A levels.
Entrance Scholars have the option of residing on campus (normal charges apply). Entrance scholars who have not already booked their campus accommodation, will be offered campus accommodation during CAO Round 1 offers. Unfortunately, the University is not in a position to offer accommodation places in Round 2 or subsequently to Entrance Scholars, as they are fully booked in Round 1 annually.
The Ernest Walton STEM Bursary is available for at least 8 students from DEIS schools. Each candidate must submit a completed application form and attach evidence from the CAO that they have applied for a STEM course as their first choice
The Professor William C Campbell Bursary Scheme is available to a student from a DEIS school based on Leaving Certificate examination results who intends to complete a third level course in the Medicine, Zoology, Physiology or Bio-Medical Science fields.
Further information and application forms are available on this webpage: Department of Education and Skills Scholarships and Bursaries
Entrance Scholarship for MH103 Bachelor of Music
The Entrance Scholarship for one entrant to MH103 Music is awarded in September. The top scoring applicant, based on the MH103 online video audition, is offered the scholarship of €1,000. The successful applicant will be informed when they receive their offer for MH103 through the CAO.
The Head of the Maynooth University Music Department awards one undergraduate music scholar each year. This scholarship is for current Music students and is based on their year end results. At present no scholarship is available from the Music Department for prospective Music students. For details apply to the Professor of Music.
Maynooth University has been officially designated as a University of Sanctuary in recognition of its initiatives to promote a culture of welcome for refugees, asylums seekers and other migrants into the community.
Sanctuary universities have a demonstrated commitment to welcoming asylum seekers and refugees onto their campus through initiatives including bursary and scholarship schemes and adopting strategies to integrate them into their community.
The Sanctuary Award is an initiative of University of Sanctuary Ireland (UoSI) to encourage and celebrate the good practice of universities, colleges and institutes welcoming refugees, asylum seekers and other migrants into their university communities and fostering a culture of inclusion for all those seeking sanctuary. The Award aims to spread this culture of welcome across the institutions of higher education all over the island.
Further information on MU University of Sanctuary and our Sanctuary scholarships can be found here:
Through the 'Intel Women in Technology' scholarship program for females who have just embarked on third level education, Intel hopes to increase awareness and encourage a new generation of high-achieving women to take up the challenge of a career in science and technology.
Intel are currently working through a review of their Women in Technology scholarship program – check back soon for further information.
Through the Women Techmakers Scholars Program - formerly the Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship Program - Google is furthering Dr. Anita Borg’s vision of creating gender equality in the techindustrybyencouraging women to excel as active participants and leaders in the field.
For more information and to apply, visit the Google Women Techmakers Scholars webpage.
The Naughton Scholarships are a scheme of scholarships to promote the study of engineering, science and technology at third level by students in Ireland.
For full details on who is eligible to apply for a scholarship, the terms and conditions applicable to the scholarships and answers to frequent questions visit thenaughtonfoundation.com/scholarships
The MU Undergraduate Scholarship for Students with Disabilities, which is for studies leading to an undergraduate degree, is valued at a maximum of €2,000 for the academic year. The scholarship is open to entrant undergraduate students with a significant disability who are experiencing financial difficulties. For further information please visit www.maynoothuniversity.ie/disability
UVERSITY HIGHER EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIPS FOR ADULT LEARNERS are intended to remove financial barriers so that adult learners can unlock their potential and realise their ambitions.
The NUI Award Scheme has provided support for undergraduate students in an NUI constituent university, recognised college or college linked with a constituent university.
The Gerard Byrne Bursary consists of two annual grants for two undergraduate students with confirmed visual impairment or blindness, studying on a full-time basis at a recognised educational institution in the Republic of Ireland. Maynooth University is an eligible institution recognised by this bursary.
Download the eligibility requirements and application form from the NCBI Children and Families web page.
Link Credit Union operates a Student Scholarship Scheme for members attending or commencing a full-time Third Level course.
More details available at linkcu.ie/scholarships-student
Dublin Port Company, in conjunction with the Dublin Port Community Liaison Committee, runs a scholarship programme to provide opportunities for individuals living in the Port area of Dublin, to fulfil their potential through education.
More information and how to apply can be found at Dublin Port Corporate Social Responsibility.
The SVP Education and Training Bursary Fund has been established to support students of all ages who may financially struggle to access or stay in third level education and training programmes.
For more information visit St. Vincent de Paul Education Grant Webpage
The Denham Fellowship, named after The Hon. Mrs. Justice Susan Denham, Chief Justice, assists two aspiring barristers annually who come from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds to gain access to professional legal education at the King’s Inns and professional practice at the Law Library.
Full details of the Fellowship, including eligibility criteria.