We use cookies on this website. By using this site, you agree that we may store and access cookies on your device.

1916 ‘Leaders and Learners’ Bursary 2017 – 2018

Please note that the application process is now closed   


The Leinster Pillar 1 Cluster of Higher Education Institutions is delighted to invite applications for the 1916 ‘Leaders and Learners’ Bursary 2017 – 2018 funded by the Department of Education and Skills for eligible students in the following Higher Education Institutions – Institute of Art, Design and Technology, Dun Laoghaire (IADT); National College of Art and Design (NCAD); Marino Institute of Education (MIE); Trinity College Dublin (TCD); and University College Dublin (UCD).

The bursary aims to provide support for economically disadvantaged students from groups traditionally underrepresented in higher education, including:

  • Students from socioeconomically disadvantaged backgrounds
  • First time Mature Students
  • Students with a disability
  • Members of the travelling community
  • Students entering through alternative pathways
  • Lone parents
  • Asylum seekers, refugees and those living in direct provision

In 2017 – 2018, 40 bursaries of €5,000 per annum for the duration of a student’s undergraduate degree are available across the cluster (8 per institution). Applications are invited from students from all programme years (EXCEPT final year) who are currently enrolled in a programme (full or part-time) of greater than 2 years’ duration in one of the above institutions.

The closing date for receipt of applications will be announced shortly.


Please email 1916bursary@mie.ie