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Gaeltacht Scholarship

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Closing date for DIT Gaeltacht Scholarship Scheme 1st June 2018 

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

DIT Staff:

Current 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 

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 02/07/2018 - 06/07/2018 and support is available from Oifig na Gaeilge to attend the Summer School: http://www.ucd.ie/bnag/ga/tionolgaeilgeucd/

DIT Students:

Current 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 2nd 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 21 July – 4th August 2018 which are more expensive as no self catering accommodation is available.

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

Apply online here and information on the Oideas Gael Summer Courses is available here: 

Further information on the Summer 2018 Gaeltacht Scholarship Scheme is available from Oifig na Gaeilge 01 4027043 / gaeilge@dit.ie