Aiden Crossan Sports Scholarships
Supporting Your Academic & Sporting Success
The Aiden Crossan 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.
This 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.
Awards and Criteria
Scholarships will be awarded at Gold, Silver and Bronze level. The following criteria will apply:
Gold Award - the Gold level scholarships are aimed at students that are competing at a high level of their chosen sport, for example, Inter-county, Inter-provincial, International, FAI League of Ireland.
Silver Award - the Silver level scholarships aim to give students the opportunity to develop and attain the highest level in their chosen sport while studying at Cavan Institute for example, club or local football team, underage Inter-county.
Bronze Award - the Bronze level scholarships aim to give students the opportunity to develop and attain a competitive level in their chosen sport while studying at Cavan Institute for example, club or local football team, underage Inter-county.
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, Athletics, Swimming etc.
All suggestions are taken on board. This list is not exclusive.
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.
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 complete the online Application Form 2021/2022 by 12 noon Friday 15 October 2021.
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