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Connacht GAA Student Bursaries 2016/17


Connacht GAA have again reiterated their commitment to the ongoing educational development of its players and members by announcing details of the 2016/2017 GAA National Student Bursary scheme. Connacht GAA, in support of the National Student Bursary Scheme, will award bursaries of €750 to students attending Higher Education colleges.

The scheme, which is now in its tenth year, will be open to members of the Association who are attending a full-time Higher Education course and who are active participants in their Higher Education club.  Students who hold other GAA-related or a college scholarship/bursary will not be eligible to apply. Connacht GAA welcomes applications from those students in our province, (Galway, Leitrim, Mayo, Roscommon & Sligo), regardless whether their attendance is at a college inside or outside of Connacht”. A number of awards in each province will be reserved for those excelling in the areas of coaching and administration.

Each bursary granted will be for €750 and payment will be made annually in two instalments of €375. Further information and application forms for this year’s scheme are currently available to download from www.connachtgaa.ie

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Senior Inter-county players who were on their County’s Senior Panel in 2016 should apply for Bursaries via the Gaelic Players Association; further information at www.gaelicplayers.com.

All Applications (Connacht GAA Higher Education Bursary Application Form 2016) to be forwarded to;

Connacht GAA Centre,




Co. Mayo


Phone: 094)9630335

Email: reception.connacht@gaa.ie

The closing date for application will be October 7th, 2015. 

Applications received after the closing date will not be eligible for consideration.

Connacht GAA Higher Education Bursary Application Form 2016

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