Sports Scholarships

Supporting Your Academic & Sporting Success

The Sports Scholarships Programme supports high performance sports men and women who have the talent and dedication to combine an academic course with excellence in sport.


The programme is also open to students who do not want to compete in sporting activities but wish to get involved in running a club and have a proven track record of success in organising and developing club structures.


The Sports Scholarships Programme reflects the commitment of Cavan Institute to aspire to the highest standards possible.

All Sports Supported

The programme awards sports scholarships to students across a wide range of sports including, but not limited to, Gaelic Football, Camogie, Handball, Soccer, Boxing, Rugby, Equestrian, Swimming. 


All suggestions are taken on board. This list is not exclusive. 

Eligibility Criteria

Students who are currently competing at a high level in their chosen sports discipline and intend to pursue a Full Time course of study at Cavan Institute


Students who can demonstrate good leadership qualities and are prepared to get actively involved in running a Sports Club.

The Benefits...

Financial assistance allows you to focus on your sporting and academic ventures.

Sports therapy treatment will be provided free of charge  if required.

Provision of an academic mentor to assist with balancing your studies with your training regime. 

And of course the coveted Cavan Institute branded sportswear!

How To Apply

Students who wish to be considered for a Sports Scholarship for the 2021-2022 academic year must send a completed Application Form 2020 2021 to:

Admissions Office
Sport Scholarships Programme
Cavan Institute
Cathedral Road

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