Special Sports and Cultural Achievement (SSCA) Scheme

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The GMIT SSCA Scheme is a special entry scheme targeted at outstanding sportspersons and those who have made a significant contribution to cultural activities.

Ten additional places will be reserved for candidates who are committed to further developing their sporting, cultural and academic careers.

A maximum of two places will be available on any GMIT full-time programme with the exception of the following:

  • GA785 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Medical Science
  • GA880 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in General Nursing
  • GA882 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Psychiatric Nursing
  • GA980 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Design & Technology Education

Candidates will be required to fulfil the following criteria:

  • Satisfy the GMIT minimum entry requirements (general entry requirements and specific programme entry requirements) for the programme(s) to which they are applying.
  • Demonstrate evidence of sporting or cultural achievements. (Candidates will be assessed on sporting/cultural achievement and academic performance)

Please download the application form here and once completed submit to ats@gmit.ie.

The Referee Report is available for download separately here for your school to complete.

Further Information: 

Contact Us
The Admissions Office,
Dublin Road,
Tel: +353 (0)91 742305


Schools Liaison Office,
Dublin Road,
Tel: +353 (0)91 742390
Email: slo@gmit.ie