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Housing Education Bursary Scheme 2021

Posted: Aug 03, 2021 / By: Communications Categories:
Housing Education Bursary Scheme 2021

The Housing Agency is delighted to launch its Housing Education Bursary Scheme for the 2021/2022 academic year.

Recent years have seen significant developments in the areas of housing delivery and policy. Housing professionals will play a key role in shaping future developments in the sector. The Housing Agency is committed to supporting the education, training, and development of housing practitioners, as well as those interested in developing a career in housing. The Housing Education Bursary Scheme will empower housing professionals to build resilient and sustainable communities in Ireland.

The Bursary Scheme supports students and housing professionals seeking to enrol in housing studies courses offered by the Institute of Public Administration (IPA) and the Irish Council for Social Housing (ICSH), starting between September 2021 and January 2022. These include:

Course Closing Date for Applications Course Start Date
IPA NFQ Level 6 (Special Purpose Award) Certificate in Housing Studies  5pm, 27 August 2021 September 2021
IPA NFQ Level 8 (Special Purpose Award) Professional Diploma in Housing Studies  5pm, 27 August 2021 September 2021
ICSH Level 4 Certificate in Housing  5pm, 11 October 2021 January 2022


How to apply

The bursary awards are intended to support those who would otherwise be unable to secure funding for the full course fees from their organisation or other sources. 

Applicants can apply by downloading and completing the Bursary Application Form, and returning it as a PDF to training@housingagency.ie by the closing date/s outlined above.