Post-entry Scholarships

Academic Scholarships

Each year, ATU awards academic scholarships 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 ATU. Leaving Certificate points should be gained in one sitting, and it should be the candidate’s first time in Higher Education. 

Students are selected following registration at ATU. Scholarships are awarded in November each year.

For further information contact Admissions Office

Mature Student Scholarship

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

To be eligible to apply, you must be:

  1. 23 years or older on 1st of January of the year of entry.

  2. A new entrant to higher education.`

  3. A citizen of an EU/EEA member state, Switzerland, or the UK.

  4. 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. 

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 

Sports Scholarship

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.

The closing date for applications is 3rd September 2021.

Click here for eligibility criteria.

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

Galway Wind Park Scholarship 

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.

Click HERE for further information and application forms.

The closing date for applications is 6th November 2020.