Gaeltacht Scholarships, Summer 2017

DIT Staff and Students

An Ghaeltacht 2016

Closing date for DIT Gaeltacht Scholarship Scheme extended to Friday 9th June 2017

Oifig na Gaeilge is offering scholarships to DIT staff and students who would like to spend a week in the Gaeltacht on an Irish language course this summer

DIT Staff:

DIT staff who would like to participate on an Irish language course in the Gaeltacht at any level may apply for the scholarship. The scholarship is worth €200 per person and the days spent on the Gaeltacht course are recognised by Human Resources as training days but you must receive prior permission from your line manager to attend any course.

A list of Gaeltacht Summer Courses is available here

D‌IT Staff: Apply on line here or download the 2017 Application Form here: Scoláireachtaí Gaeltachta BF 2017

If you cannot attend a course in the Gaeltacht, UCD and Gaelchultúr are organising an intensive Irish Language Summer School - Tionól Gaeilge UCD from the 31/07 - 04/08 and support is available from Oifig na Gaeilge to attend the Summer School:

DIT Students:

Fulltime DIT students can apply for a scholarship to spend a week learning Irish with Oideas Gael in Gleann Cholm Cille, Co. Donegal any week from the 3rd of June until the end of August at any level. The Oifig na Gaeilge scholarship will cover the tuition fees and the cost of self catering accommodation and students must pay €50 and their travel and food expenses, except for the courses taking place in Gleann Fhinne from the 22nd July – 5th August 2017 which are more expensive as no self catering accommodation is available.

At the end of the course, a short report on the summer course must be completed by all recipients of the scholarship.

Information on the Oideas Gael Summer Courses is available herehere or download the 2017 Application Form here: Scoláireachtaí Gaeltachta ML 2017

Closing date for applications: extended to Friday the 9th June 2017

Further information on the Summer 2017 Gaeltacht Scholarship Scheme is available from Oifig na Gaeilge 01 4027043 /

An Ghaeltacht 2



 "It was a fantastic course, and I commend them on having such a good institute - it’s a credit to themselves and the Irish language." 

 "Chabhraigh siad go mór chun píosa muinín a thabhairt domsa chun Gaeilge a labhairt."
 "Bhí seachtain thar cionn agam. Bhain mé an taitneamh as agus beidh mé ag dul ar ais gan amhras ar bith an bhliain seo chugainn."
“It was brilliant, I don’t know where the Irish came from after nearly 40 years. I murdered it but everyone was very understanding!”
"The teaching was very good and well pitched for each level; the teacher managed to pitch the classes both to our particular needs and ability."

Oideas Gael 2013 

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