NCBI Gerard Byrne Bursary

The NCBI Gerard Byrne Bursary is open to all students with certified visual impairment or blindness studying at Undergraduate level on a full-time basis at a recognised third level institution. All terms and conditions are provided in the NCBI 2019 Bursary Information and Awarding Criteria Document below and are also available from ncbi.ie.

Each year, a maximum of two bursaries will be awarded as part of the NCBI Gerard Byrne Bursary. 

How to apply

Applicants must:

  • Complete and return the application form to by email to bursary@ncbi.ie, or post (NCBI Gerard Byrne Bursary Application, NCBI Head Office, Whitworth Rd, Drumcondra, Dublin 9). All applications must be received by 5pm on Friday 31 May 2019.
  • Supply a personal statement outlining their career aspirations (500-750 words).
  • Supply a personal statement outlining how they has overcome a significant challenge in pursuit of their educational attainment (500-750 words).

Gerard Byrne Bursary Application Form DOC | 66.5 KB Gerard Byrne Bursary Information and Awarding Criteria PDF | 253.8 KB