The Kingdom Education Trust Fund

A LIMITED NUMBER OF Scholarships are  available each academic year under The Kingdom Education Trust Fund for students who are engaged in accredited further and third level education courses & who may not be in a position to continue their education because of financial difficulties.

The following conditions apply:

  • Applicants must NOT be in receipt or qualify for a scholarship / grant from SUSI or any other sources.
  • Applicants must be resident in Kerry for at least three years prior to the date of application for the scholarship.
  • Applicants must be registered as a full-time student on a course in a recognised Institute of Technology, University, Post Leaving Certificate Course or equivalent distance learning course.
  • The applicant should normally be not less than 17 years of age.
  • Eligible expenses include fees, books, materials, rent, transport & childcare.
  • Scholarships are NOT available for those pursuing a HDip.

Calls for applications generally issue in the autumn and will be advertised on our social media channels.


Further information is available from:

Deirdre Kearin
NEWKD Tralee Office, Croílár na Mistéalach, Tralee

Tel: 066 -7180190 Email