Irish Youth Foundation Bursary 2023

The Bursary is now open for applications and closes on Friday 17th February at 5pm

The Irish Youth Foundation Bursary is awarding grants of €5,000 to young people who are ready to transition to the next stage of their lives however, are being held back because of financial constraints. 

The Bursary is a fixed yearly investment of €2,500 for two years – €5,000 in total.

The Bursary is unique in that it is designed to meet young people where they are at. For example, young people can apply for financial support for; college fees, grinds for Leaving Cert exams, practical supports to enable them access and remain in apprenticeships or other training opportunities, childcare costs to support school/college attendance, and more.

To learn more about this opportunity please read the full fund criteria and review the application form questions.

All applications must be made via the online portal