Canadian Irish Language Award

These awards are tenable by Canadian students attending our partner universities listed below, to fund participation in an Irish Language immersion course in Ireland during the summer.

Scholarships will be awarded to scholars from each of our partner universities, with an additional scholarship being awarded in co-operation with Oireachtas Gaeilge Cheanada. Our partner universities are;

  • University of St. Michael’s College, University of Toronto, Ontario
  • Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec
  • St. Mary’s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • St. Thomas University, Fredericton, New Brunswick
  • Memorial University, St. John’s, Newfoundland
  • University of Ottawa, Ontario
  • University of Prince Edward Island
  • University of Alberta, Edmonton

Scholarships are jointly funded by the Dept. of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht and by our  partner universities.

Applications for the award are made directly to the partner university/ to Oireachtas Gaeilge Cheanada, and applicants are asked to contact their university for details of application procedures and deadlines.

Course Details


Acadamh na hOllscolaíochta Gaeilge, An Cheathrú Rua, Co. Gaillimh.


Summer 2020:

3 week course:        29th May – 19th June 2020

Further information (course objectives, curriculum, assessments and credits) on this 3 week course is available here.

There is also a limited number of awards available for a more advanced level course over 4 weeks (10th July – 7th August 2020).  Further information on the course is available here.