Information for Academic Year 2024-2025
What is the 1916 Bursary?
The 1916 Bursary is a financial award to encourage the participation and success of students from sections of society that are significantly under-represented in higher education. It is funded by the Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science (DFHERIS) and aims to encourage participation and success by students who are most socio-economically disadvantaged and from groups most under-represented in higher education. To be eligible for a 1916 Bursary, all applicants must meet Financial, Target Group and College Entry eligibility criteria.
1916 Bursary: South Cluster SOAR Project
The South Cluster is comprised of the following higher education institutions: Munster Technological University, South East Technological University and University College Cork. The 1916 Bursary is administered by the South Cluster’s SOAR Project on behalf of the three institutions. The SOAR Project is an inter-institutional Access initiative funded under the Programme for Access to Higher Education (PATH) 3 Fund.
For full details of the 1916 Bursary please visit www.1916Bursary.ie
Application information and link to the online application for Munster Technological University, South East Technological University and University College Cork students is available at 1916 Bursary Fund | SOAR for Access Program
Email 1916BursaryQueries@soarforaccess.ie if you have any questions regarding the 1916 Bursary Fund.