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Performance Sport - CAO Points Concession 

DCU has put in place a special academic entry scheme for performance athletes at undergraduate level. A number of academic places offering a CAO points concession are reserved for outstanding candidates who have achieved a very high level of sporting performance and who are committed to continuing to develop their sporting and academic careers. All applicants must present the DCU general entry and programme entry requirements, as outlined in the DCU prospectus. Under this scheme, applicants are not assessed solely on the basis of their academic performance, their sporting achievements are also taken in to consideration. Applicants should apply through CAO by the normal closing date of 1st February or before the late closing date of 1st May and complete a DCU online application form which is available here. The closing date for applications is  5.15pm on the 1st of May 2019.  Paper applications  or late applications will not be accepted. 

How to Apply


To apply for the Performance Sport CAO Points Concession and/or the Sport Scholarship programme applicants must complete an online application form. Please note:

- Applicants that apply for the Performance Sport CAO Points Concession  must also make an application for a DCU programme of study through the CAO.  Applicants should apply through the CAO by the normal closing date of 1st February or before the late closing date of 1st May and complete a DCU Performance Sport online application form. The closing date for applications is 1st May. Paper applications will not be accepted. For further information on the scheme, please click here

- There is one application form for both programmes and you must indicate if you wish to apply for one or both programmes

- The closing date for applications is 5.15pm on the 1st of May 2019. Paper applicatons or late applications will not be accepted.  

 - Click here for information on what sports are considered and frequently asked questions about CAO Points Concession and Sport Scholarships.

 - Click here to apply.

Please note the Performance Sport CAO Points Concession Programme is co-coordinated by DCU Registry. The offer of an academic place at DCU through the CAO Points Concession does not automatically include the offer of a Sport Scholarship Award. 

For more information, please contact 
Registry
T 01 700 5338
E registry@dcu.ie
W www.dcu.ie/registry