Parents

Useful information for parents of prospective or new students

Leagan Gaeilge

Applying to college can be overwhelming for both students and their parents.  Here, we have tried to summarise the information you might be looking for.

 

OPEN DAYS

The best way to get information about courses and student life in GMIT is to attend one of our Open Days.

Check out our schedule of Open Days at www.gmit.ie/openday

 

APPLYING TO GMIT

Students wishing to enter the first year of one of our courses (Level 6, 7 or 8), will need to apply through the Central Applications Office (CAO).

Students wishing to apply for an add-on or post-graduate qualification, or those who wish to enter a 2nd or subsequent year, need to apply directly to GMIT.

Click here for more information

 

FEES AND GRANTS

All full-time students have to pay a Student Contribution fee (currently €3,000 per annum). 

There may also be some extra costs associated with their course, and/or with living away from home. 

Financial help is available for some students in the form of a Maintenance Grant, the Student Assistance Fund, and the Student Support Fund.

Click here for more information

 

SCHOLARSHIPS & ACCESS PROGRAMMES:

GMIT offers the following scholarships and access programmes:

  • Academic Scholarships
  • Access Scholarships
  • Design Scholarship
  • Mature Student Scholarships
  • Special Sports and Cultural Achievement (SSCA) Scheme
  • Sporting Scholarships
  • Non-EU Scholarships

Click here for more information

 

SUPPORTING YOUR SON/DAUGHTER 

We know that going to college is a big transition from secondary school, so we have a number of supports in place to help first year students.

Click here to find out more, and to find out how your can help support your son/daughter.