Marine Institute's Summer Bursary Scholarship Scheme 2018

2018 Bursay Scheme now openThe Marine Institute is inviting students to apply for a number of work experience placements in many exciting areas for this summer 2018. The Marine Institute Bursary Scholarship Scheme receives a scholarship worth €275per week for an 8 to 12 week placement (bursary dependant). They will be based in various locations including the Marine Institute Oranmore, Co. Galway, Newport, Co. Mayo and other locations/ports around the country.

The Marine Institute's Bursary Scholarship Scheme provides valuable practical experience for students, in areas of research such as Marine Fisheries, Salmon Management, Aquaculture, Oceanography Benthic Ecology, Communications and the Office of Research & Development.

The Bursary Programme is aimed at undergraduates of Universities, Institutes of Technology and National Institutes for Higher Education. The Scheme is strictly limited to undergraduates who will have completed two years study in a relevant discipline by the beginning of June.

Previous bursars have gone on to work in the Marine Institute (including two Directors of the Institute), BIM, Regional Fisheries Boards, county councils, pharmaceutical companies, State Laboratories, with some going as far afield as the EPA in Sydney Australia and some now running their own companies.Diana Gudynaite was a bursar in 2017 from Dublin Institute of Technology. She gained hands on experience with sampling oysters in her work in shellfish safety.Photograph Fionn O'Fearghail

To Apply for the Summer Bursary Programme:

  •  Please check out the bursary titles on offer
  •  Select the two bursaries that interest you most and in order of preference
  • Complete the Application Form and return it FAO Annette Jordan, Marine Institute, Furnace, Newport, Co Mayo.
  •  Application Deadline Date is 9th February 2018