Welcome to the University of Galway's University of Sanctuary (UoS) Scholarship Programme

Buildng upon the work of the Inclusive Centenaries and Admissions Office scholarship programmes, the UoS Scholarship Programme opened for applications in 2019. The programme is designed to increase participation at the University of Galway among International Protection applicants, refugees, vulnerable immigrant groups and Irish Travellers. To date, the scholarship programme has welcomed 39 students from 22 different countries to the University.


What does the UoS scholarship include?

Each UoS scholarship includes:

  • Full Fee Waiver (except student levy)
  • Annual Stipend of €3,300
  • Support & Academic Mentoring


The 2023-2024 scholarship application process is now closed.


For more information, please email: uni.sanctuary@universityofgalway.ie