Sinn Féin MLA Karen Mullan reminds students of the deadline to apply for the All-Ireland Scholarship scheme, which is open until 29th June.
The party’s Education spokesperson said:
“The annual scholarship scheme which assists top-performing students from low income households and is funded by businessman JP McManus, is open for applications until 29th June.
“The scheme is open to applicants in receipt of the Educational Maintenance Allowance at the time of application and due to commence an undergraduate degree at university in September or October 2018.
“The value of each scholarship is £5500 per annum for the undergraduate degree course duration.
“There are 25 scholarships to be awarded in the north to the top 19 performing ‘A’ level students in grant aided post primary schools and the top six performing Level 3 Extended Diploma students in the further education colleges.
“I would urge eligible students to apply, further information on eligibility and details on how to apply can be found at https://www.nidirect.gov.