Connacht GAA Student Bursary Award Scheme

Connacht GAA have again reiterated their commitment to the ongoing educational development of its players and members by announcing details of the 2022/2023 Connacht GAA Student Bursary scheme. Connacht GAA, will award bursaries of €600 to students attending Higher Education colleges.


The scheme, which is now in its thirteenth year, will be open to members of the Association who are attending a full-time Higher Education course and who are active participants in their Higher Education club.  Students who hold other GAA-related or a college scholarship/bursary will not be eligible to apply. Connacht GAA welcomes applications from those students in our province, (Galway, Leitrim, Mayo, Roscommon & Sligo), regardless whether their attendance is at a college inside or outside of Connacht”. Recipients will again be selected based on a range of criteria, including their playing, coaching or administrative commitments to the GAA. A number of awards in each province will be reserved for those excelling in the areas of coaching and administration within the College GAA Club.


Each bursary granted will be for €600 and payment will be made in two instalments of €300. Further information and application forms for this year’s scheme are currently available to download from


Senior Inter-county players who were on their County’s Senior Panel in 2022 should apply for Bursaries via the Gaelic Players Association; further information at

All Applications (Connacht GAA Higher Education Bursary Application Form 2022) to be forwarded to;

Student Bursary Application,Connacht GAA Higher Education Bursary Application Form 2022 (1)

Connacht GAA Centre,




Co. Mayo

Phone: 094)9630335



The closing date for application will be November 18th, 2022. 

Applications received after the closing date will not be eligible for consideration.



Link Below To Application Form

Connacht GAA Higher Education Bursary Application Form 2022 (1)