Sports Scholarships

'Be Your Very Best' with one of our elite sports scholarships

Sports Scholarships at DkIT

The DKIT Sports Scholarships are designed to support top athletes in pursuing and excelling in their sport while also undertaking academic study at DkIT. 

The vision of the DkIT Sports Scholarship Programme is to focus on developing our top athletes so that they are in a position to achieve sporting success and development, during and after their time at Dundalk Institute of Technology.

Sports Scholarships are intended for persons of outstanding sporting ability. The vision of the DKIT Sports Scholarship Programme is to focus on developing our top athletes so that they are in a position to achieve sporting success and development, during and after their time at Dundalk Institute of Technology.

Benefits and How to Apply

Scholarships on offer

DkIT is currently working with various organisations to develop the Sport Scholarship Programme within the College, to provide a number of benefits to help students achieve at both sporting and academic levels. Currently, the following Sports Scholarships schemes are available:

DkIT GAA Scholarship

The DkIT GAA Scholarship is aimed at those candidates who wish to pursue a full-time third level education whilst simultaneously pursuing a playing career at the highest level of Gaelic Football/Hurling in Ireland.

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DkIT General Elite Athlete Sports Scholarship

The DkIT General Elite Athlete Sports Scholarship is aimed at those candidates who wish to pursue a full-time third level education whilst simultaneously pursuing a playing career at the highest level of your designated sport.

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DkIT and Drogheda United FC Soccer Scholarship

The DkIT and Drogheda United FC Soccer Scholarship is aimed at those candidates who wish to pursue a full-time third level education whilst simultaneously pursuing a professional soccer playing career with Drogheda United FC. 

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DkIT & Louth GAA Sports Scholarship

DkIT & Louth GAA Sports Scholarship is aimed at those candidates who wish to pursue a full-time third level education whilst simultaneously pursuing a playing career at the highest level of Gaelic Football/ Hurling in Ireland with Louth GAA.

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DkIT & Dundalk FC Sports Scholarship

The DkIT & Dundalk FC Sports Scholarship is aimed at those candidates who wish to pursue a full-time third level education whilst simultaneously pursuing a professional soccer playing career with League of Ireland Champions Dundalk FC.

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Sports Scholarship Benefits

The scholarship programme provides a number of benefits to help students achieve at both sporting and academic levels. The scheme is developed to offer recipients a comprehensive package including:

Financial Support

Financial Support

Sports Scholarship students receive financial support ranging from €500-€1500 per year

Study support skills

Study Skills Support

Sports Scholarship students will have access to study skills support. 

Sports science support

Sports science support

Performance planning and analysis, Fitness testing, Strength and conditioning programme, Nutrition, Psychology, Physiotherapy

Free use of sports facilities

Free use of sports facilities

DKIT Sports Arena, Team Strength and Conditioning Area, Multi-purpose Centre, Outdoor pitches

Free Branded and Specialist Sports Scholarship Training and Leisure Gear

Sports Gear

Free Branded and Specialist Sports Scholarship Training and Leisure Gear

How to Apply

First Year CAO applicants for DkIT Sports Scholarships should:

  1. Complete all sections of the application form by 1st May.
  2. Apply for your DkIT chosen course through the Central Applications Office system. Confirmation of your application to CAO must accompany the Scholarship application. If you use the Change of Mind facility via CAO, you must also inform DkIT of your new DkIT course choice list. (You need only specify the DkIT courses that you have applied for.)

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One-To-One With DkIT GAA Manager

Oisin McConville, Manager of the DKIT Gaelic team discusses why he is imensely proud of DkIT's sporting successes and why he feels sporting students should consider applying for a Sports Scholarship.

 

 

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