Hello Youth Leader! Wit’s president’s scholarship welcome applications from prospective students who are inspiring in their actions and behaviours. The programme will see five exceptional young students being awarded scholarships with a total value of up to €12,000. There will be one scholarship available in each of the five disciplines:

  • Business
  • Engineering
  • Health Sciences
  • Humanities
  • Science & Computing


  • Each President’s Scholar will receive a bursary of €2,000 per year of study(to be paid in instalments) along with €500 per semester on each student’s WITCard (college smart card).
  • As a President’s Scholar you will have advanced entry to your selected programme (Round Zero in early August) and you will also be part of the Student Ambassador programmefor the duration of your studies, representing the Institute and the academic school in which you study.

Applicant criteria:

  • Creating new ideas in science and technology (e.g. young scientist), business (i.e. young entrepreneurs programme) or social innovation (i.e. Gaisce awards)
  • Making a difference in a community, academic, social or cultural activity
  • Showing an extraordinary capacity for academic or scholastic achievement
  • Showing extraordinary service in support of social change (i.e. volunteering on social project)
  • Providing inspiration or being a role model for peers


To be eligible for the award the applicant should be:

  • Domiciled in Ireland

To see the deadline and more details, click: https://www.wit.ie/future_students/school_leavers/presidents-scholarships#tab=panel-3