Sports Scholarships

IT Sligo is offering a Sports Scholarship Scheme aimed to assist talented student athletes reach their sporting potential. If you are a keen sportsperson competing at an elite level, we want to hear from you.

IT Sligo Sport Scholarship Brochure

Under the scheme up to 20 scholarships and bursaries are awarded each year. The Gold Scholarship Award for 2013/2014 was €1,750. In the current economic climate that’s something to take seriously, isn’t it?

The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday, 26th September 2014.


About the Scheme

The Sports Scholarship Programme is designed to nurture talented sports people who are prepared to make the commitment to the IT Sligo sports clubs in their chosen discipline. If successful, you will also have to balance this with your studies.

This means that you will be expected to represent IT Sligo at third level competitions while satisfying academic requirements.

The overall aim of the scheme is to recruit, manage and develop players/athletes with exceptional ability so as to position IT Sligo as a premier centre of sporting performance.

Sports Scholarships are awarded for a period of one year, but may be renewed for up to a maximum of 4 years. Sport Travel Bursaries are also available to students competing at national and international levels.

You will also receive mentoring support, training guidance and other value-added support as a scholarship recipient.

Interested applicants should complete the on-line application form below.
If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact Marian Hargadon at


Sports Scholarship Application

Personal Details

  • Please fill out your Date of Birth below.

Academic Details

  • First Year Details

  • Second or Further Years Details

Sporting Details

  • If you are applying for more than one sport, please choose "Other" and list the sports you are applying for
  • Please give a brief outline of your involvement and achievements in your chosen sport to date within the past 3 years.
    Please start with the current year and use the following format.
    • Date/Year (eg September 1st 2010 - June 30th 2011)
    • Level of participation eg Club, School, County, Province, International
      • Club / School
      • County
      • International
      • World
    • Achievements
  • If there are gaps in your sporting achievements during the last 18 months please explain
  • Please list your personal sport career goals
    (Success you wish to achieve in the next 3-5 years
  • Please use the space provided below to explain why you are suitable to be awarded a Sports Scholarship by IT Sligo

Sporting References

  • Referees should be chosen from (A) Education and (B) Sporting background.

    Preferred references will be from National, Regional or County Executives

    At LEAST One(1) Reference is required
  • Reference A

  • Reference B


  • If your form does not submit or you cannot move to the next section, please review your application to ensure all required fields are filled in, otherwise your form will not submit or move to the next section.

    All required fields are marked with an *