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DCU University of Sanctuary, Undergraduate On-Campus Full-time Scholarship - Application Form 2020

Please complete all sections of this application form. If questions are left blank we will be unable to assess all parts of your application which may result in your application being declined.

Please note these scholarships are for full-time campus based study.

All applicants meeting the eligibility requirements are invited to apply.

Applicants under 23 must have completed, or intend to complete the Irish Leaving Certificate or a full FETAC/QQI level 5 qualification.

Closing date for completion of the application is 5pm, July 1st, 2020

Privacy statement

Personal data that you submit via this application form to Student Support & Development (SS&D) in connection with the University of Sanctuary Scheme will be used to process your application for the Scheme. Student Support & Development is a unit of Dublin City University (DCU, which is the 'Data Controller' in respect of your information). Your information will be treated in accordance with the DCU Data Protection Policy which can be accessed at the link below: 


DCU shall only process such data for the purpose for which you provide it and to the extent necessary to process your application in line with the regulations attached to this scholarship. You have the right to withdraw your consent to processing and to access any data you submit on request. The data you submit will be stored by SS&D on secure DCU networks for the duration of your studies in DCU plus 2 years post-graduation by Student Support & Development. If your application is unsuccessful it will be destroyed within 18 months. The personal data may be disclosed to staff and agents of DCU in order to administer and assess this application and to deliver support services to you.

If you have any queries relating to the processing of your data, please contact sanctuary@dcu.ie in the first instance, so that we can address any issues arising. 

DCU’s Data Protection Unit can be contacted by email at: data.protection@dcu.ie or by phone at: 01 700 6466 / 700 7476. If you are not satisfied with DCU’s response to any queries you may have in relation to how your personal data is processed by DCU, you have the right to complain to the Data Protection Commission: www.dataprotection.ie.

To obtain further information about DCU Privacy Policy please visit: https://www.dcu.ie/sites/default/files/info/25_-_data_privacy_policy_v3.1.pdf 

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Please read and accept each of the following terms and conditions if you wish to proceed with your application.
Scholarships are available to International Protection Applicants and refugees who are not eligible for Student Universal support Ireland (SUSI) grants. Preference will be given to those who have completed the Department of Education, Senior Cycle and present a valid Leaving Certificate or applicants presenting FE/QQI qualifications (FETAC, Level 5).
Applicants who meet the minimum general entry requirements and specific programme entry requirements as outlined on the DCU website, compete for a quota of places allocated to applicants.
A limited number of places per programme are reserved for students entering DCU through the HEAR Scheme. If students are eligible for the HEAR scheme, the reduced CAO points level by programme will apply.
Please note we will cross check information to improve the speed of assessing applications
Candidates must have selected a DCU programme on their CAO preference by the CAO change of mind closure date of July 1st.
Please complete all sections
Do you currently live in a Direct Provision (DP) centre?
Please note that preference is given to those residing in a DP centre. Proof of address is required in each case.
Please note that preference is given to those residing in a DP centre. Proof of address is required in each case.
Please tell us who (if anyone) in your family you currently live with?
Please check this is accurate as we may need to contact you to clarify parts of your application
Please tell us about your educational achievements in Ireland
What secondary school(s)/further education college did you attend?
Provide full address of school(s) attended
Describe your level of qualification before coming to Ireland (if relevant).
Please note the following factors in relation to your DCU course choice
In 100-300 words please outline any additional relevant information that you feel may support your application? Are there other factors or circumstances that you feel the assessment panel should know?
Please read each statement below carefully and declare that you agree to them. If you do not agree to all statements you will not be eligible to be considered for a University of Sanctuary Scholarship to DCU.
Disclaimer - The University of Sanctuary Undergraduate Scholarship Scheme will be offered for entry 2020 and is under review for entry 2021.

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