The NUI Scholarship and Prize in Education is awarded to the top two performing students. It is for students enrolled on the Professional Diploma in Education or Dioplóma Gairmiúil san Oideachas. Applicants can be enrolled at any of the participating universities. The scholarship is valued at €2,000 and the prize is worth €1,000.
Only students who are recommended by a qualified person appointed by NUI are considered for this award.