The Choctaw-Ireland Scholarship Programme

At a glance

  • Value: Full Tuition at University College Cork and €10,000 in living expenses
  • You must be accepted into UCC to be eligible for this scholarship
  • Questions about this scholarship can be directed to scholarship@chahtafoundation.com

 

The Choctaw-Ireland Scholarship is being instituted in recognition of the act of generosity and humanitarianism shown by the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma towards the people of Ireland during the Great Famine of the mid-Nineteenth Century, and to foster and deepen the ties between the two nations today.

 

How to apply for the Choctaw-Ireland Scholarship Programme

ELIGIBILITY

  • Be a member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma
  • Interested in a one-year taught Masters degree*
  • Be accepted into University College Cork (UCC) in Ireland
  • Interested in a degree from the College of Arts, Celtic Studies, and Social Sciences at UCC**
  • Have a valid passport

PROCESS

  1. Apply for University College Cork by May 31st.

    Before you can apply for the Choctaw-Ireland Scholarship, you have to be accepted into University College Cork. To apply for UCC:

  2. Wait for your acceptance from University College Cork
    Typically, acceptance into your degree/course will take about 1 week.
  3. Apply for the Choctaw-Ireland Scholarship Programme by June 15th

    After you have received your acceptance to UCC, submit the following items to scholarship@chahtafoundation.com:

    • Acceptance letter to UCC
    • CV/Resume
    • Personal Statement 
  4. Stay in touch
    Feel free to reach out to us with questions or just to check the status of your application. We’re here if you need us.

 

For more information about the scholarship please see here: https://chahtafoundation.com/scholarships/choctawirelandscholarship/

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