The O’Brien Bequest Awards
This bequest is used to support the following schemes as follows:
The NUI Award Scheme for Students with Disabilities
This scheme has provided support for undergraduate students who have serious physical disabilities and who propose to pursue primary degree programmes (i.e. Honours Bachelor Degree programme) in an NUI constituent university, recognised college or college linked with a constituent university.
The application period will re-open for this award later in November 2017. Please check this website for details at that time
Please note that completed applications must be submitted to NUI by the appropriate Disability / Access Officer in the NUI institution concerned.
The closing date for receipt of applications will be December 2017.
The application form and regulations here are for the 2016 competition and are subject to change in 2017
Please download the pdf to your computer (right click and save) and complete the form using Adobe Reader as not all internet browsers support on screen completion of pdf documents
The NUI Equal Educational Opportunities Scheme
NUI is committed to promoting greater social equity in Irish higher education through securing increased participation in the Constituent Universities by economically disadvantaged students. To provide further support, the Senate funds an NUI Equal Educational Opportunities Scheme to support students in economically disadvantaged circumstances.
This scheme is administered directly in the Constituent Universities and recommendations relating to the allocation of funding are made to Senate by the President in each Constituent University.