You are eligible to apply for a WGPA Student Scholarship, if you meet the following criteria:

  • You are currently a member of the WGPA.
  • You are currently a registered undergraduate or postgraduate student on a full time course in a third level institution.

Applicants are scored on four criteria

  • Personal status
  • Sport status
  • Management of dual career
  • Engagement with WGPA.

The WGPA are committed to ensuring that our members progress and develop professionally throughout their playing career. The purpose of the WGPA scholarship programme is to support our players in managing this dual career; balancing their academic and sporting commitments while representing their county in camogie and ladies football. Credit will be awarded to applicants who have engaged with the WGPA, either as a rep or attendance at events.

Applications are now open for 2020 and will close at 5pm Wednesday 18th December. Applicants are asked to apply through the online form distributed to all members and if you can’t access this link for any reason, contact Application scoring is overseen by a scholarship sub-group, consisting of 2 WGPA executive members, 2 playing members and 1 independent. Bursaries will be presented to successful applicants early in 2020.

The WGPA presented 46 scholarships in 2019 to ladies football and camogie players from 37 squads across Ireland. READ MORE