Entry Schemes and Supports

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Below are the ways which students may avail of our services, and more information about the schemes and supports we provide.


Access Scholarship Scheme

GMIT offers twelve scholarships to the value of €5,000 each to students entering GMIT from post-primary schools in Galway, Mayo, Roscommon, Sligo, Limerick, Clare and Leitrim, who are from socio-economically or other disadvantaged backgrounds.

These Access Scholarships are provided in increments over the duration of your course.

Students may also be considered for a CAO points reduction of up to 50 points (“Special Entry” scheme).

Read more on our Scholarships page.


HEAR / DARE Scheme

GMIT is a member of the Higher Education Access Route (HEAR) and The Disability Access Route to Education (DARE).

Click HERE for informtaion about GMIT and the HEAR Scheme.

Click HERE for information about GMIT and the DARE Scheme.


Supports and Services for Members of the Traveller Community or Other Ethnic Minority Groups

Members of the Traveller Community or other Ethnic Minorities, or their support workers/resource teachers should contact the Access Office.

Our contact details are below.


Supports for Mature Students

Coming to college as a Mature Student can be a daunting experience, but we are here to help.  

Find out more about how to apply, and the supports available to you as a Mature Student on our Mature Students page.

Further Information: 

Tel: +353 (0) 91 742392

Email: GMIT Access Office