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Adult & Continuing Education Fees Scholarship 2014-2015 Online Application Form


Welcome to the Online Application area for NUI Galway's Adult & Continuing Education Fee Scholarship Programme 2014-2015

Closing Date for application to this programme is 5pm, Thursday, 31st July 2014.

There are two steps in this Application Process:
1. Complete the Online Application Form, see below.
2. Then scan and email the Relevant Supporting Documentation, see below.

1. Online Application:
Please note that you do not have the facility to "save" the application and come back to work on it at a later stage, it must be completed in one sitting, it is recommended therefore, that you scroll down through the form initially and look at it carefully before you start to complete it. Thank you.

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4) Address for Correspondence:

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FORMAT 0866001012

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11) Are you currently in receipt of: (please tick the appropriate box)






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13) Have you applied for or are you in receipt of any other source of funding for this programme?

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15) Programme of Application:
Please indicate which programme you have applied for at NUI Galway in 2014/2015.


Details of Unemployment Status from Department of Social Protection

This scheme is designed for students who have recently become unemployed or on reduced working hours (since January 2008), and wish to update their skills and knowledge by participating in a part-time adult education programme under the fees scholarship scheme. Scholarships will constitute a 30% contribution towards programme fees.

How do I qualify?

1. Students must initially meet the minimum entry requirements for their chosen course. Check with the programme co-ordinator for information on eligibility criteria.

2. Students must be registered as unemployed and/or in-receipt of one of the following payments since January 2008.

i. Job-seekers Benefit

ii. Job-seekers Allowance

iii. One-parent family allowance

iv. Disability allowance

v. or signing for social insurance contribution credits

Applicants must provide a statement from their local Social Welfare Office confirming receipt of the above payments to justify financial support from the University for this scheme. Candidates not meeting the above criteria, but who have recently become unemployed, may also apply. Such candidates will be required to furnish evidence of their unemployment status and will be dealt with on a case-by-case basis.

Applicants should note that all information received will be used for the purposes of selection of students for the Fees Scholarship Scheme only. Under no circumstances will it be disclosed to any other agency or body.

Please note:

1. Candidates are advised to contact their local Department of Social Protection Office to establish whether receipt of this scholarship would impact upon their entitlements under the Supplementary Welfare Allowances Scheme (ie. rent or mortgage supplement or medical card etc).

2. Applications must be made on an annual basis.

3. Should an applicant’s circumstances of employment change during the course of the programme, their eligibility for the scheme will be reviewed.

The above Supporting Documentation is required to supplement your online application and should be scanned and emailed to the Programme Adminstrator, contact details below:

Programme


Programme Administrator

Advanced Trainer Skills (Certificate)


berna.morgan@nuigalway.ie

Community and Family Studies (Degree)


fiona.treacy@nuigalway.ie / eimear.forde@nuigalway.ie

Early Childhood Studies and Practice (Degree)


edel.cassidy@nuigalway.ie

Further Education (Professional Diploma)


edel.molloy@nuigalway.ie

Employee Assistance and Social Support (Diploma)


pauline.dillon@nuigalway.ie

Environmental Sustainability (Specialist Diploma)


niamh.mchugh@nuigalway.ie

Equality and Diversity (Foundation Diploma)


berna.morgan@nuigalway.ie

Form and Function of the Human Body (Specialist Diploma)


niamh.mchugh@nuigalway.ie

French (Galway) (Diploma)


maria.mchugh@nuigalway.ie

Gemmology (Diploma)


maria.mchugh@nuigalway.ie

General Studies (Certificate)


maria.mchugh@nuigalway.ie

General Studies (Diploma)


maria.mchugh@nuigalway.ie

German (Diploma)


maria.mchugh@nuigalway.ie

Italian (Diploma)


maria.mchugh@nuigalway.ie

Italian (Online) (Diploma)


maria.mchugh@nuigalway.ie

Lean and Quality Systems (Specialist Diploma)


niamh.mchugh@nuigalway.ie

Medical Device Science (Specialist Diploma)


niamh.mchugh@nuigalway.ie

Psychology of Counselling (Diploma)


maria.mchugh@nuigalway.ie

Science and Technology (Diploma)


niamh.mchugh@nuigalway.ie

Science and Technology (Degree)


niamh.mchugh@nuigalway.ie

Screenwriting (Certificate)


maria.mchugh@nuigalway.ie

Skills for Life and Employment (Foundation Diploma)


berna.morgan@nuigalway.ie

Spanish (Diploma)


maria.mchugh@nuigalway.ie

Training and Education (Foundation Diploma)


berna.morgan@nuigalway.ie

Training and Education (Degree)


edel.molloy@nuigalway.ie

 Technology Management (Masters)     
  aisling.monahan@nuigalway.ie
 Technology Commercialisation (Postgraduate Diploma)
  aisling.monahan@nuigalway.ie
 Innovation Management (Postgraduate Diploma)     
  aisling.monahan@nuigalway.ie
 Sotware Engineering and Database Technologies (Masters)     
  aisling.monahan@nuigalway.ie
 Sotware Engineering (Diploma)     
  aisling.monahan@nuigalway.ie

  

Please ensure the supporting documents are forwarded as soon as possible after submitting your online application.
 

Please check that you have answered all questions.
When completed, please press "submit" to send your application, you will then be sent an acknowledgment, so you will know it was successfully submitted. 
Best of luck with your application.



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