IT Tralee Sports Scholarships, Application Deadline Approaching, Supporting Sports Stars Of The Future

The closing date for applications is Friday 27th February 2009 at 5pm. Application forms available to Download here.


Sports Scholarships Application Deadline Approaching Are you interested in combining your passion for sport with academic pursuits? If so why not consider the Institute of Technology Tralee (IT, Tralee) as your option for third level study next September.  The Institute offers an extensive range of programmes from Higher Certificate to Postgraduate level in a number of disciplines from Business to Computing, Social Studies, Health and Leisure, Engineering, Construction Studies, Informatics, Nursing, Life Sciences and Hotel, Catering and Tourism. 

In November 2008, the Institute awarded more than 20 Sports Scholarships to some of the countryâ¿¿s best young sports stars in a wide range of sporting disciplines. The students awarded sports scholarships represented 14 different sporting disciplines. Scholarships were presented for individuals involved in Rugby and Rowing reinforcing IT, Traleeâ¿¿s focus on providing support to a broad spectrum of sports. The scholarship students come from Kerry, Clare, Limerick, Donegal, Roscommon, Kilkenny and Cork and are sporting enthusiasts in football, hurling, tae kwon do, camogie, soccer, basketball, kickboxing and athletics.

The deadline for applications for IT, Tralee Sports Scholarships for the academic year 2009/10 is Friday 27th February and prospective students are encouraged to complete the application form and return it by that date.

Details of the 2009 scholarships have been issued to schools throughout Ireland and are available at www.ittralee.ie. Sport scholarship applicants must demonstrate exceptional sporting ability and must meet the minimum academic requirements for their chosen course of study.  Applications are invited from leaving certificate students, mature or non-standard applicants, students who are currently studying at the Institute and students transferring from another college.

Jennifer Healy, IT, Tralee Sports Officer, is delighted with the level of interest the scholarships have generated to date. â¿¿Sporting activities have always played a pivotal role in life at the IT, Tralee. We are pleased to be in a position to support our outstanding athletes in their academic and sporting endeavours.  The Scholarships highlight the Institutes commitment to encouraging and rewarding excellence in sport⿝ she stated.