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Connacht GAA Student Bursary Awards 2022/2023

October 22nd, 2022

Connacht GAA Student Bursary Awards 2022/2023

Connacht GAA have again reiterated their commitment to the ongoing educational development of its players and members by announcing details of the 2022/2023 Connacht GAA Student Bursary scheme. Connacht GAA, will award bursaries of €600 to students attending Higher Education colleges.


The scheme, which is now in its thirteenth 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”. Recipients will again be selected based on a range of criteria, including their playing, coaching or administrative commitments to the GAA. A number of awards in each province will be reserved for those excelling in the areas of coaching and administration within the College GAA Club.


Each bursary granted will be for €600 and payment will be made in two instalments of €300. You can download the application form here: Connacht GAA Higher Education Bursary Application Form 2022

Senior Inter-county players who were on their County’s Senior Panel in 2022 should apply for Bursaries via the Gaelic Players Association; further information at

All Applications (Connacht GAA Higher Education Bursary Application Form 2022) to be forwarded to;

Student Bursary Application,

Connacht GAA Centre,




Co. Mayo

Phone: 094)9630335



The closing date for application will be November 18th, 2022. 

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