Griffith College Brendan Lynch Scholarship

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This is the final week for Griffith College students to apply for the Brendan Lynch Scholarship. The closing date for applications is Sunday 31st October 2021 at 11:00pm.

The Brendan Lynch Scholarship is a partnership between Donore Credit Union and Griffith College Dublin.

Griffith College is delighted to announce the opening of applications for the scholarship in honour of the long term stalwart of Ireland’s first Credit Union. In order to be eligible, applicants’ must:

1.     Be enrolled in a course at Griffith College Dublin, either a returning or an incoming student

2.     Be/become a member of Donore Credit Union

3.     Have a permanent address in the Republic of Ireland and a valid PPS number


How to Apply

Those who are interested in applying for the scholarship must complete the online application form before 31st October 2021,  11pm (IST). The application must include a short personal blog entry (400-800 words) answering the following questions:

1.     What made you choose the course you are studying at Griffith College and how would this scholarship help you pursue a degree?

2.     In your own words, how would you describe your understanding of a Credit Union and its impact on the local community?

It is recommended that applicants write their entry in Word or a similar platform and then copy and paste it into the online form.

If you cannot submit your application through the website, please email it to and include your contact details.

All qualifying applications will be read by a panel and the recipient will be selected based on the information provided in the blog entry

The winner will be announced in late November 2021.

Learn more about Griffith College Cork, Griffith College Dublin (GCD) & Griffith College Limerick

Steven Galvin

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