The scholarships are open to all current, full time, UL students or those who are applying to come to UL for the first time either through CAO or transferring at undergraduate or postgraduate level. Applicants must be a member of a national governing body of sport recognised by the Irish Sports Council, in the sport in which they are applying for a scholarship.

Applications open on 2nd January 2020 @ 9.30 am and close on 1st March 2020

Scholarships will be offered at 3 levels

Gold

Support towards a training grant, accommodation, registration fee, sports science support, coaching and UL Sport Arena gym membership.

Silver

Support towards a training grant, accommodation, 50% of the registration fee, sports science support, coaching and UL Sport Arena gym membership.

Bronze

Support towards a training grant, sports science support, coaching and UL Sport Arena gym membership.

In addition, UL will support all of the athletes with Seminars, workshops and academic mentoring to help them achieve success in both academic and sporting careers. Sporting athletes will also receive casual gear.

Other UL Sports Scholarships

Applicants for UL Sports Scholarships will automatically be considered for a number of other sport-specific scholarships.

  • The Michael Hillary and Jacinta O’Brien Athletics Scholarships
  • The Plassey Campus Company / Swim Ireland Bursaries
  • The Paddy Dooley / Rowing Endowment Fund

The University of Limerick has always been a leader in sport in Ireland.  The campus boasts some of the best sports facilities in Europe and together with leading sports academic programmes, elite coaches, sports scientists, accommodation and athlete support systems UL has a track record of developing world class talent in a wide variety of sports.