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GAA (Munster Council) Sports Bursaries

At a glance

  • Value: €750
  • You must be applying to become a UCC Student to be eligible for this bursary
  • Questions about this bursary can be directed to


  1. The Bursaries will be awarded each year to persons
    • (a) who have reached a very high level of performance in their sporting event
    • (b) who will be attending UCC  and
    • (c) be a member of a GAA Club/Unit in one of the six Munster counties, either in a playing or administrative capacity.
  2. The Bursaries shall be called GAA (Munster Council) Bursaries.
  3. It is expected that candidates for the Bursaries will have applied in the usual manner to the Central Application Office for admission to the University.
  4. The annual value of each Bursary is €750.
  5. A person to whom a Bursary is awarded must satisfy the minimum entry requirements of the programme which he/she intends to enter.
  6. Renewal of a Bursary is dependent on the maintenance of a satisfactory academic and athletic standard throughout the duration of the programme and reapplication.
  7. A candidate may compete for other Scholarships or grants offered for entry to the University provided that in every case he/she satisfies the regulations governing the award but no student is allowed to hold two scholarships simultaneously.
  8. Monies will be allocated in two stages during the year.
  9. An adjudicating panel consisting of at least three persons nominated by the President will include two nominees of the Munster Council of the Gaelic Athletic Association.
  10. The final decision on the award of a Bursary rests with University College Cork and Munster Council GAA.

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