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Rules of the Scholarship Draw

Scholarship Rules

  1. Applications are only open to members of Capital Credit Union and are limited to one entry per student.
  2. Evidence of attendance (Letter/Email) in your current year of study on a full-time course must be provided with the entry form, dated within the past 6 months. Any entry form not accompanied by proof of acceptance or from non-members of Capital Credit Union will be disregarded.
  3. The course must be CAO or QQI approved and full-time.
  4. Students from CPA Ireland can also apply.
  5. The decision of the Board of Directors is final.
  6. The closing date for receipt of entries is 5pm on 19th October – extended by one week.
  7. A presentation evening will take place and all winning students must attend (or be represented) at the presentation evening.
  8. Winning students will be required to participate in a testimonial video at the presentation evening and/or write a testimonial blog on how they plan to use the scholarship.

Checklist (Please Read Fully Before You Apply)

  1. Complete the application form.
  2. Evidence of attendance in a course must be provided with the online entry form (letter from your college confirming you are a student on the above course, or an acceptance letter confirming you have been accepted onto the above course).
  3. If you’re not already a member, you must open a Capital Credit Union account. You can become a member here.
  4. Complete the application and provide proof of acceptance by 19th October.
  5. Make sure you are applying for the correct Scholarship, as per the “Scholarship Types Explained” section, incorrect submissions will be disregarded.

Scholarship Types Explained

  • €1,500 Scholarship – Students who are studying on a course of at least 3 years, which is ranked Level 7 or higher (e.g. IT, Bachelors, PhD) can apply for the €1,500 Scholarship. Those studying for a 1 or 2-year Masters can also apply for the €1,500 Scholarship.
  • €500 Scholarship – Students who are studying on a 1 or 2 year course, which is ranked NFQ Level 5 or 6 (e.g. PLC/College of Further Education) can apply for the €500 Scholarship. CPA Ireland Students can also apply for this scholarship.