What is the Bursary Fund?
The Bursary Fund was established in collaboration by the School of Medicine at UCC and the National Ambulance Service College. The purpose of the Fund is to encourage participation and success by students who are employed as paramedic practitioners within the National Ambulance Service.
What is the value of the Bursary?
Each student who is awarded the Bursary Fund will receive a bursary to the amount of €2,000 toward the first year fee of the undergraduate BSc (Hons) Paramedic Studies - Practitioner Entry programme.
The reduced fees payable for a successful bursary candidate shall be as follows: Year 1 €1000 plus capitation fee (currently €170) – Total for successful candidate €1170 Year 2 €3000 plus capitation fee (currently €170) – Total for successful candidate €3170
Who can apply for a Bursary? (Eligibility Criteria) Candidates must be registered paramedics or advanced paramedics employed by the National Ambulance Service and must meet the existing BSc Hons Paramedic Studies – Practitioner Entry entry requirements. See. https://www.ucc.ie/en/study/undergrad/courses/paramedicstudies/
What is the process?
Applicants shall be forwarded a pre-learning pack in preparation for the bursary assessment. The assessment is a two-part process: Online examination Personal Statement (Only candidates that achieve success in the online examination shall receive an invite to submit a personal statement. )
How do I get a pre-learning pack and express my interest?
Simply visit https://forms.gle/9NZVkNnzRSGuB3DE8 and supply us with your contact details. Deadline for this EOI is Monday 15th June @ 17:00hrs Successful applicants will commence the programme in September 2020.