1916 Bursary Information for Academic Year 2019-20
The 1916 Bursary Fund is a targeted funding scheme established by the Department of Education and Skills to support implementation of the National Plan for Equity of Access to Higher Education 2015-2019. The National Access Plan is working to increase the numbers of students who are currently underrepresented in higher education.
The Bursary is being offered to socio-economically disadvantaged undergraduate students commencing third level education in 2019 for the first time - and will fund the entire duration of a student's programme of study.
What higher education institutions will be awarding 1916 Bursaries?
All of the higher education institutions are awarding the Bursaries as regional clusters. The South East cluster is made up of four higher education institutions - University College Cork, Waterford Institute of Technology, Cork Institute of Technology and Tralee Institute of Technology.
When will it be opening?
The opening date and procedures/policies for 2019/20 will be advertised on this website in the next few weeks.
Please email 1916Bursary@ucc.ie if you have any queries in relation to the 1916 Bursary Fund.