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Refugees Initiative

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TITLE OF THE INITIATIVE

CIT Sanctuary Scholarships

INSTITUTION RESPONSIBLE FOR THE INITIATIVE

Cork Institute of Technology

COUNTRY

Ireland

CITY

Cork

ADDRESS

Cork Institute of Technology, Bishopstown, Cork, Ireland

TYPOLOGY

- Financial support for refugee students

TARGET GROUPS

- Newly arrived refugees
- Refugees of second generation

DESCRIPTION AND METHODOLOGIES

The Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) in partnership with the Tomar Trust granted Sanctuary Scholarships to asylum seeker and refugee students wishing to pursue an undergraduate degree course in CIT from September 2020.

Applicants (1) must be an asylum seeker or a refugee who is not eligible for the state Free Fees scheme (2) Must meet the academic eligibility criteria for their chosen CIT degree course through the CAO route (3) Be living in the Republic of Ireland and (4) Be able to live in commuting distance to Cork during the course of their studies.