Performance Points Scholarship

The following criteria applies:

  • Applicants must be new entrants to NUI Galway.
  • Applicants must achieve a minimum of 350 CAO points from a single sitting of the Leaving Certificate in 6 subjects.
  • All Leaving Certificate entry course requirements must be met.
  • Scholarship applies to full-time undergraduate courses only.
  • Offers may not be deferred.
  • The Scholarship currently does not apply to GY501 Medicine.
  • If you apply for the Performance Points Scholarship you will be automatically entered for consideration for the elite Scholarship.

Please note the following:

  • Only online applications will be accepted.
  • If you successfully submit an application you will receive an automatic reply.
  • Under NO circumstances will late applications be accepted. 
  • Closing Date is the 31st March each year.

Application process

The scheme applies only to new entrants seeking full time undergraduate courses at NUI Galway.

Applicants must be under 21 years of age on 1st April in the year of application. And only those

sports whose National Governing body is recognised by the Irish sports Council can be considered.

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