Post Entry Scholarships



GMIT awards academic scholarships annually to fourteen first year students based on academic merit. 

The recipients are those who have achieved the highest Leaving Certificate points in their particular School or campus of GMIT. Leaving Certificate points should be gained in one sitting and it should be the candidate’s first time in Higher Education.  

Following registration the students are selected and the scholarships are awarded to the successful students in November each year.

For further information contact GMIT Admissions Office.



There are three scholarships of €1,200 each for registered first year mature students. The scholarship is issued as a once-off payment.

Please note International students and Erasmus students are not eligible to apply for the Mature Student Scholarship.

The eligibility criteria are :

  1. Students must be 23 years or older on 1st January of the year of entry.
  2. Be a new entrant to higher education.
  3. Be a citizen of an EU/EEA member state, Switzerland, or the UK.
  4. Be registered on a full-time undergraduate course in GMIT.

How to Apply

Applicants must be logged into their own student accounts when completing the application form. 

Please click here for the Mature Student Scholarship Application form.

The closing date for receipt of completed applications and supporting documentation is 30th October 2021.

Nominated candidates may be short-listed and then called for an online interview.

For further information please contact the Access & Participation Office at 


GMIT supports the development of talented athletes and recognises the increasing need for them to successfully balance academic and sporting commitments.

GMIT facilitates this vision through the Sports Scholarship Programme.

Following registration in GMIT, the sports co-ordination team in the Students Union calls students for interview and selects eight candidates who will receive a scholarship of €1,000 for each year of study.

Submit to: GMIT Sports Development Officer

Closing date: September 3rd 2021

Click here to complete and submit the Sports Scholarship Online Application Form

Click here for eligibility criteria.

For further information please contact Molly Dunne at 091 742579 or by email.



The Galway Wind Park Scholarship Programme aims to maximise value for local communities by funding third-level education opportunities for people living within 20 kilometres of Galway Wind Park in Connemara.

Successful scholarship recipients will receive 50% of the Student Contribution Fee, to be paid over the duration of their course to a maximum of three years for undergraduates and one year full-time or two years part-time for postgraduate courses.

Further Information: Click here for further information and application forms

Closing Date: 6th November, 2020