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The Gaelic Players Association Sign Scholarship Partnership with Institute of Technology Carlow

02/05/2019

The Gaelic Players Association Sign Scholarship Partnership with Institute of Technology CarlowThe Gaelic Players Association (GPA) in association with Institute of Technology Carlow has announced two new scholarships open to members of the organisation. The scholarships are jointly funded by Institute of Technology Carlow and the GPA.

The scholarships will be available for courses in the following areas:

  • Health and Sport
  • Business, Digital Marketing and Design
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Science
  • Engineering
  • Computing and Data Science

The addition of these scholarships is key to the GPA’s aim to have extensive reach across the country with their education offerings.

Paul Flynn, CEO at the GPA said, “We are delighted to welcome IT Carlow to our postgraduate scholarship programme. These scholarships offer our players the opportunity to further enhance their career prospects through participation in highly sought-after graduate programmes, alongside maintaining their sporting pursuits while giving them the option to study closer to home, thus alleviating some of the pressures of travel.”

David Denieffe, Vice-President for Academic Affairs and Registrar at Institute of Technology Carlow said, “We recognise the relationship between academic performance, health and wellbeing and in recognition of this are delighted to welcome this partnership between the GPA and the Institute”.

For more information or to avail of the scholarships contact Noel Connors at the GPA, noel@gaelicplayers.com. Applications and entry criteria will be assessed by the Institute of Technology Carlow.