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International Protection Applicants Scholarship (IPAS)

International Protection Applicants Scholarship (IPAS)

TU Dublin is delighted to offer sixteen International Protection Applicants Scholarships for undergraduate students who meet all of the following criteria:

  • Students should be an international protection applicant, asylum seeker or a refugee who is not eligible for the state Free Fees scheme, SUSI grants, or any other state support;
  • Students should meet the academic eligibility criteria for their chosen programme (including English language requirements);
  • Students must have or intend to have completed the Leaving Certificate examination, a QQI FETAC full award, or have completed the TU Dublin Access Foundation Programme within the last two years;
  • Students should be living in the Republic of Ireland at the time of application;
  • Students must be attending university for the first time;

Each scholarship is valid for the duration of the programme of study. These scholarships cover all fees (tuition, registration etc.), and an annual stipend of €3,000.

Please note:

  • Scholarship applications will be assessed following the offer of a place via CAO (or via direct entry) on a TU Dublin programme of study;
  • Students must commence their programme of study and be a registered student of the University for the scholarship to become valid.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted through the online form available here. Applications will open at 10.00am on Monday, 31 July 2023, and will close at 5.00pm on Friday 11 August 2023. No late applications will be accepted. Applicants may be asked to provide documentary evidence to verify the information they provide in the application form.

Successful applicants must be offered a place on a TU Dublin programme of study through the CAO, or be offered a place on Year 1 of a direct-entry full-time programme of study at TU Dublin.

Successful applicants will be ranked following assessment of their applications and verification of any supporting documents provided, with scholarships being awarded to the sixteen highest ranked applicants.

Successful applicants will be notified in writing as soon as possible after the deadline for acceptance of Round 1 CAO offers (5 September 2023). Scholarships will be awarded to successful applicants entering programmes of study across all TU Dublin faculties.

Further Information/Queries

Please address any queries that you may have to IPAS@tudublin.ie.