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STEM Scholarships

The School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) at the Institute of Technology, Tralee, in partnership with companies in the region, have developed a scholarship program to encourage a larger number of students to apply for courses via the CAO in the areas of food, agriculture, manufacturing, technology, civil engineering, energy and the built environment. Current leaving certificate students who are interested in pursuing a STEM programme at IT, Tralee are eligible to apply.  The scholarship programme is worth €1,000 each year for the duration of the programme.

“Inspiring young people to pursue degrees in STEM related programs is crucial for securing the future of Irish industry,” said Dr. Joseph Walsh, Head of the School of STEM.” We have created a number of strong partnerships between industry and businesses to bring a comprehensive approach to STEM education. I would like to express the Institute’s appreciation to each of these companies for their generous financial support of the STEM scholarship scheme. ”


Application forms can be downloaded from the following link: Scholarship Application Form

The closing date for applications is Friday March 6th.

Students must meet the minimum criteria set out for entry to the relevant course. Students must also attain the neccessary points set out by CAO for entry to the programme for which their scholarhship application applies.

The successful scholarship applicants may avail of the CAO change of mind facility up to July 1st to apply for a STEM programme if they do not previously do so.

For further details, please contact

Dr. Brendan O’Donnell,

Head of Department in STEM

Tel: 066 71 44170

Email: Brendan.ODonnell@staff.ittralee.ie