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Refugees Initiative

NUI Galway's University of Sanctuary Scholarship Programme

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INSTITUTION RESPONSIBLE FOR THE INITIATIVE

National University of Ireland Galway

COUNTRY

Ireland

CITY

Galway

Address

National University of Ireland
Galway,
University Road,
Galway, Ireland
Contact: [email protected]

TYPOLOGY

- Financial support for refugee students

TARGET GROUPS

- Newly arrived refugees
- Refugees of second generation

DESCRIPTION AND METHODOLOGIES

The University of Sanctuary Scholarship Programme was designed to increase participation at NUI Galway for International Protection Applicants, refugees, vulnerable immigrant groups, and Irish Travellers.

Applicants from one of the below groups, residing in the Republic of Ireland are eligible to apply: a) Persons who are or who have been in the International Protection process, and who have permission to reside in the State and to study; b) Immigrants in an irregular situation who are engaging with the Minister of Justice to regularise their status (including undocumented); c) Irish Travellers.