The categories reflect the sporting level a student is competing at within their sporting discipline: Elite, Sports (Tier 1 & 2) and Emerging Talent
Applications for 2019-2020 Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) Sport Scholarship programme are now open, and the closing date for Early Scholarship Offers is 15 March 2019. The final application deadline is 20 September 2019 at 5pm.
Phil Healy, from Bandon in Cork, is current studying her MSc in Applied Computing. Phil is the current Irish senior 400m champion and Irish university champion in 100m & 200m. Phil has great praise for the support she receives from the WIT sports scholarship programme.
"The scholarship programme has been absolutely super to me, and definitely one of the most established across Ireland with the support, facilities and services offered to the athlete,” she says.
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 60 Sports Scholarship Awards distributed between four awarding categories which reflect the sporting level a student is competing at within their sporting discipline: Elite, Sports (Tier 1 & 2) and Emerging Talent .
To apply to WIT Sports Scholarship Program, applicants must complete the WIT Scholarship Application form and attach any relevant information necessary to help their application.
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 under graduate or postgraduate course.
Alternatively, email: [email protected] or telephone: 051-302238.