Scholarships

WIT Sport Scholarships

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WIT Sport Scholarships
Number of Places: 50
Monetary Value:  Varies
Contact Person: Jack Lyons / Sean Geoghegan
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Overview

The Sports Scholarship Programme at WIT offers an athlete led development programme aimed at supporting the overall development of high performance athletes in a wide range of sports. The programme gives talented athletes the opportunity to develop their sporting and academic career by offering a network of support services and expertise which is tailored around the specific needs of each individual athlete. Every academic year, WIT provides up to 50 Sports Scholarship Awards distributed between four awarding categories which reflect the sporting level a student is competing at within their sporting discipline.


Other Benefits:

Academic support, medical support, WIT Arena access, strength and conditioning, sport psychology, sports gear, nutrition support, athlete development workshops.

Eligible Courses

This scholarship relates to all Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses

WIT Sport Scholarships

Once the Scholarship Committee has received an applicant’s completed application form, their application will be fully assessed. Prospective students who apply by 15 March 2019 will be considered for an Early Scholarship Offer. Applications received after this date will have until the 20 September 2019 to complete and submit their sport scholarship application. Students can apply for a sports scholarship in any given year of study. Applications will be considered from students enrolled on any undergrdaudate or postgraduate course.

Sport Scholarships available at WIT:

Elite:

Reserved for athletes who have demonstrated outstanding sporting ability and have a proven track record of success at the highest level. These athletes will have received individual recognition for performances on the national or international stage. These athletes will receive academic fee support, €2,000 bursary and individual support services.

Sport Scholarships:

Sport Scholarships are given to those students who are excelling in their sport and participating at the highest level they can compete at. Those awarded this scholarship will receive a financial bursary and full support services for the year.

  • Tier 1: €1,000
  • Tier 2: €500

 

Emerging Talent Scholarships: 

Individuals who demonstrate that they have the potential to excel in their chosen discipline. The recipient will receive support services to support them in their academic studies and athletic performance. The recipient will also have the opportunity to be awarded a financial bursary within the same academic year as a result of high excellent performances for WIT subject to review by the scholarship committee. The scholarship is primarily for one year but students can remain on the programme for a second year if the committee feels they have potential to make the progression to the next level.

Waterford FC Scholarship:

These are awarded to Waterford FC players who WFC have decided to support with their studies. This includes full range of support services and a bursary from WIT and WFC.

Waterpark RFC Scholarship:

These are awarded to Waterpark RFC players who Waterpark have decided to support with their studies. This includes a full range of support services and a bursary from WIT and Waterpark RFC.

Bausch & Lomb Soccer Scholarship:

Each year Bausch & Lomb come on board to support the development of some of our soccer talent who receive the full range of support services.

Munster GAA:

Each year, the GAA Munster Council part-fund 10 GAA Scholarship Awards for students from Munster. These awards are available in hurling, men’s and ladies’ gaelic football and camogie. Application forms for these are available in September from the WIT Sport Scholarship Office. You can only receive this award for 2 years. For further information, visit the Munster Council Website.

GPA/WGPA:

The Gaelic Players Association and Womens Gaelic Players Association also fund a number of GAA/GPA Scholarships for any of our inter county senior hurlers and footballers that have been selected on the previous years championship panel. These players must meet the criteria for these scholarships and more information can be found on the GPA/WGPA website.

Note: Students must continue to show, progression in their sport and dedication to WIT to be considered for a scholarship each year.

To apply to the WIT Sports Scholarship Programme

Applicants must complete the WIT Scholarship Application form by clicking the 'apply now' button below.

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Please note you will receive an automated email once the form has been completed.

Applications for 2019-2020 WIT Sport Scholarships

Please note that WIT is currently accepting applications for first round sport scholarships.

The closing date for Early Scholarship Offers is Friday, 15 March 2019.

Application Deadlines

Once the Scholarship Committee has received an applicant’s completed application form, their application will be fully assessed. Prospective students who apply by 15 March 2019 will be considered for an Early Scholarship Offer. Applications received after this date will have until the 20 September 2019 to complete and submit their sport scholarship application. Students can apply for a sports scholarship in any given year of study. Applications will be considered from students enrolled on any undergrdaudate or postgraduate course.