News: Marine Institute’s Bursary Scholarship Programme

The Marine Institute continues to invest in the next generation of ocean professionals, through the 2021 Summer Bursary Scholarship Programme, which provides third level students with work experience across a number of marine areas. Their Bursary Scholarship Programme has been running for more than 30 years, providing essential career development and support, and inspiring the next generation of marine scientists and experts. The programme equips students with the skills to become ocean leaders and marine champions of the future, and is a key initiative of the Marine Institute's new Strategic Plan 2018-2022: Building Ocean Knowledge, Delivering Ocean Services.

In 2021, the Bursary Programme will offer 8 to 12 week placements for up to 11 undergraduate students. The programme offers students practical experience in in exciting areas such as Freshwater Fisheries, Salmon scale archiving, Aquaculture, Oceanography data sets, Marine Infrastructure Asset Management, Finance, Human resources and Marine Communications. The bursaries are based at our facilities in Oranmore, Galway and Newport, Co. Mayo.

Successful students will receive a scholarship worth €275 per week, for the duration of the work placement.

To Apply for the 2021 Bursary Programme:

  • Please view the bursary titles available
  • Select the two bursary positions that interest you the most and in order of preference
  • Complete the application form and return it FAO Helen McCormick, Bursary Applications, Marine Institute, Rinville, Oranmore, Galway, H91R673
  • Application Deadline Date is Friday 26th February 2021

More information about the scholarship programme here.

News Posted on 12/02/2021