The University of Limerick has announced that it will offer 15 new undergraduate scholarships to refugees and asylum seekers starting in September.
This is in addition to 15 one-year mature student access certificate scholarships, which were first introduced last year for people living in Direct Provision. Marking the United Nations World Refugee Day, this will be bring the Sanctuary Scholarship cohort total to 60 at University of Limerick.
“University of Limerick is very proud of its University of Sanctuary status and is committed to continually broadening access to higher education across the entire population. We hope to enable as many students as possible who have the potential to go to university to make it there, in this case by removing insurmountable financial barriers,” said Vice President for Academic Affairs and Student Engagement at University of Limerick, Professor Kerstin Mey. Click here to read more.