LYIT New Entrant Sports Scholarship Campaign 2022/23

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Letterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT) has announced the launch of the New Entrant Sports Scholarship 2022/23.

This scholarship is designed to support talented athletes on their journey of combining a top-class third level education and the highest standards of performance in their chosen sport(s).

LYIT’s New Entrant Sports Scholarship for 2022/23 is opened to prospective students who will be attending LYIT for the first time in 2022/23.

LYIT New Entrant Sports Scholarship Campaign 2022/23

There are a range of supports provided for those successful in obtaining a New Entrant Sports Scholarship at LYIT. Students avail of a financial contribution of up to €1,500, free membership of the LYIT Fitness Suite and High-Performance Gym as well as educational workshops and academic and sports mentoring. Students also get the opportunity to participate in strength & conditioning programmes, physiotherapy and injury rehabilitation and coaching support as they compete at the highest level in Intervarsity/College sport. Career Guidance Support is available to ensure that students make the most of the opportunities afforded to LYIT graduates.

The New Entrant Sports Scholarsip Online Application Portal will be open until 1 April and can be accessed via the link HERE

For further information on LYIT’s New Entrant Sports Scholarship programme contact LYIT Head of Sport, Michael Murphy on

Discover exciting third level education opportunities at Letterkenny Institute of Technology.

The institute has two thriving campuses in Ireland’s North West:  Letterkenny and Killybegs. Their Schools of Business, Engineering, Science and Tourism provide a wide variety of programmes, with awards right up to Masters and Doctorate level. With over 3,000 students from around the country, LYIT provides a vibrant and lively atmosphere. Students and staff work closely together creating a diverse and friendly community that relies on support and teamwork.

Excellent academic learning and career focused practical experience is encouraged on both campuses at Letterkenny and Killybegs. The Letterkenny Institute of Technology offers outstanding modern facilities within all departments such as a business development centre, nursing resources, graphic design studios and training kitchens and restaurant. LYIT also encourages recreational activity that can be taken advantage of in their multi-purpose centre, An Dánlann. This centre hosts state of the art sports facilities, a medical centre, counselling service and a careers office.

At the Letterkenny Institute of Technology there are a wide variety of Full-time and Part-time courses within Business, Humanities, Computing, Science and Tourism & Hospitality. Undergraduate and postgraduate courses are also available, along with Master and PhD. LYIT boasts a number of eclectic clubs and societies within sports and the performing arts, which enhance the culture and sophistication of the campus. Some of these outlets include Athletics, Rugby, GAA, Soccer, Basketball, Dance, Pilates, Spin Fit and more.

Steven Galvin

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