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President’s Scholarship Award

The President’s Scholarship Award is for students of the Mary Immaculate College, with the objective of making postgraduate study possible. To receive this award students must have received First Class Honours in their MIC undergraduate degree.

Criteria

The following undergraduate degree programmes are eligible:

  • Bachelor of Education (Primary Teaching)
  • BA in Liberal Arts
  • B Ed in Education and Psychology
  • BA in Early Childhood Care and Education
  • BA in Education, Business Studies and Accounting
  • BA in Education, Business Studies and Religious Studies
  • BA in Education, Gaeilge and Religious Studies
  • BA in Education, Gaeilge and Business Studies

For more information, see Frequently Asked Questions below.

The award consists of an annually renewable reduction of €1,500 in fees for the duration of the programme of study. 

If an MIC student achieves a First Class Honours in one of the undergraduate degrees listed above, they receive a letter about the President’s Scholarship Award outlining the next steps

The duration of the scholarship is the programme registration period which is one or two years for a taught programme and two years for a research programme.

Awards have been made to students who have received a First Class Honours in their Undergraduate Degree.

The following Undergraduate Degree programmes have been listed: 

  • B Ed
  • BA in Liberal Arts
  • B Ed in Education and Psychology
  • BA in Early Childhood Care and Education
  • BA in Education, Business Studies and Accounting
  • BA in Education, Business Studies and Religious Studies
  • BA in Education, Irish and Religious Studies
  • BA in Education, Irish and Business Studies

The relevant programme co-ordinators and course leaders are best positioned to assist you in making a decision about programme selection. In addition, the Research and Graduate School will be able to advise on applying for research postgraduate programmes (rgso@mic.ul.ie).

Details for programme co-ordinators and course leaders are available on the College website at: https://www.mic.ul.ie/study-a…

Email is the best way to contact a programme co-ordinator or course leader or the Research and Graduate School. Please remember that a number of co-ordinators and course leaders will be on annual leave in the coming weeks and you are requested to kindly allow for delays in responses to your queries. You are also requested to frame any queries that you may have as clearly and concisely as possible.

Class sizes vary from 10 to 15 students normally.

Programme co-ordinators and course leaders are best positioned to answer when modules are scheduled for the Taught MA and MEd. Some programmes take place on weekday evenings and others take place at weekends. Lectures are not a feature of the MA by Research.

Information for Awardees

In the below video Dr Julianne Stack, Research Postgraduate Quality Manager at the MIC Research and Graduate School explains the President's Scholarship Award for those who have been awarded it.

Information slide showing details of the President's Scholarship Award video
President's Scholarship Award information video
Dr Julianne Stack from the MIC RGSO explains the award for attendees
  • Information for Awardees