DkIT Sports Scholarship Applications Open for 2018

07 February 2018

Sports Scholarship applications for Dundalk Institute of Technology are now open for 2018.

To apply for a scholarship at DkIT please download application form from https://www.dkit.ie/sports-societies/sports-scholarships-dkit and return before closing date on 4th May 2018.



In addition to receiving substantial funding towards studies, scholars receive extensive sport welfare support, including an intensive strength and conditioning programme, sports science training, fitness testing, nutrition advice, sports psychology and physiotherapy. Students also receive open access to the Institute’s new, state-of-the-art indoor sports facility, DkIT Sport. Teams at DkIT can avail of the indoor training pitch, sessions take place on the strength and conditioning area and scholars can freely use leisure facilities to assist with recovery from training and matches.

Sports and Societies Officer, Derek Crilly who oversees the management of the DkIT Sports Scholarship Programme also said:

“DkIT has a strong reputation of sporting excellence and our Sports Scholarship Programme helps us support some of our outstanding sporting students throughout their time at DkIT. Many of our previous scholars have gone on to have successful careers both in their sport and in their professional lives”

Recent Sports Scholarship recipients include two time Ladies GAA All Star and All Ireland winner Carla Rowe (Dublin GAA) and Georgie Poynton (Dundalk FC) the current FAI Irish U-19 International Player of the Year.


For further information on Sports Scholarships please contact

Derek Crilly, Sports and Societies Officer,  E. derek.crilly@dkit.ie