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Department of Education and Skills - All Ireland Scholarship Scheme

General information on this scholarship

Department of Education and Skills
All Ireland Scholarship Scheme

General Description

Each year the Department of Education and Skill awards 100 scholarships to top performing eligible Leaving Certificate students from disadvantaged backgrounds. These scholarships are distributed on Ireland’s 26 counties with a minimum of two scholars per county. Each scholarship is worth about 6,750€ and is paid in 9 equal monthly instalments per year.


Students who pass the Leaving Certificate examination for the first time and who obtain at least Grade D3 or a higher grade in at least five subjects from the approved list of subjects are automatically included as candidates. Candidates must be from a socio-economically disadvantaged background.

Application deadlines

We currently do not have any information on the deadline.