Working for People with Sight Loss

Applications Open for 2020 Gerard Byrne Bursary

NCBI, presentation of Gerard Byrne Bursary Awards. October 2018

The NCBI is delighted to open applications for the Gerard Byrne Bursary 2020.

NCBI is pleased to announce the Gerard Byrne Bursary is open for applications for the 2020 – 2021 academic year.

The annual Gerard Byrne Bursary is for students with a vision impairment entering into or currently in full time third level education. The annual bursary is awarded to the value of €1,500 per annum for up the duration of their undergraduate degree. Subject to the impact of Covid-19, NCBI may offer a 6-month internship to one bursary recipient annually, helping them to gain work experience to further prepare for employment.

Applications can be submitted via email to bursary@ncbi.ie and close 5pm August 31st 2020.

Below you will find links to full information on the bursary and a copy of the 2020-2021 applicant anyone who is interested.

2020 Gerard Byrne Bursary Application

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