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Central Bank and Griffith College launch third year of scholarship

We've teamed up with the Central Bank of Ireland to provide school-leavers with a scholarship programme where they can earn a wage while undertaking part-time studies!
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Now accepting applications for the 2020 Central Bank scholarship programme!

The Central Bank of Ireland scholarship programme, aimed at school leavers and in partnership with Griffith College, has opened its applications for 2020. The initiative will see the successful applicants earn over €26,000 per annum working at the Central Bank full-time, while undertaking a part-time degree at Griffith.

Part-time studies

The successful applicants will be able to enrol on one of the following fully funded part-time degrees:

How to apply

Applying is simple! Just follow these steps:

1. Apply Online

Fill in an online application with the Central Bank of Ireland and attach your Leaving Certificate results/expected results or equivalent qualification, a CV, and describe why you think you are most deserving of the scholarship.

2. Interview

Show Central Bank what you’re made of at an online interview.

3. Start the Course of Your Dreams

*Deadline for Applications: 26th August 2020

Timeline of events

Interviews: 4th September 2020.

Successful Applicants Announced: 9th September 2020.

Griffith College Application: 14th September 2020.

Classes Start: 12th October 2020.

Central Bank Start Date: 19th October 2020.

Terms and Conditions

Candidates seeking to apply must meet the entry criteria for a level 8 honours degree programme. Candidates must not currently hold a third level qualification and should be an EU national. Candidates need to hold an Irish Leaving Certificate, A Levels or FETAC qualification.

For more information please contact either Emily Watts in Griffith College 01 416 3330 or Kate Lyons 01 224 6868 or Claire O’Gorman 01 224 6886 in the Central Bank.