The All Ireland Scholarship Scheme
The All Ireland Scholarship Scheme (Northern Ireland Awards) gives 25 scholarships per year to top-performing students for the duration of their undergraduate degree course.
The 25 scholarships are awarded across two categories:
- grant-aided post-primary school students
- Further Education (FE) college students
The application form and where to send it is different for each category so make sure you pick the right link below, depending on where you study.
Applications must be received by Friday, 29 June.
Grant-aided post-primary school students
Nineteen scholarships are awarded to the top performing A level students from grant-aided post-primary schools. A minimum of two scholarships are awarded in each county of Northern Ireland, based on the students' home addresses.
You must also be getting Education Maintenance Allowance (EMA) to be eligible.
If you’re studying A levels at a post-primary school, you can apply for the scheme through the Council for the Curriculum, Examinations & Assessment (CCEA).
The application form and guide is available on the CCEA website.
Further Edcuation college students
Scholarships are awarded to the top Level 3 Extended Diploma students from FE colleges, with one scholarship being awarded to the top student in each of the six FE colleges.
You must also be getting EMA to be eligible.
If you’re studying a Level 3 Extended Diploma at an FE college you can apply for the scheme through Colleges NI.
The application form and guide is available on the Colleges NI website.
For more information, find contacts, depending on where you study at: