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Learner Fund Bursary 2020

Learner Fund Bursary 2020

Fingal County Childcare Committee on behalf of DCYA are pleased to announce that a new round of the Learner Fund Bursary has commenced on the 14th September 2020. 

The Learner Fund Bursary is open to all new graduates of a recognised Early Childhood Education and Care degree programme. Dublin City Childcare Committees (CCC) will process and appraise Learner Fund Bursary applications.

The following rules apply to the Graduate Bursary:

The qualification for which the bursary is paid must be either:

a.       On the DCYA Early Years Recognised Qualifications list and indicated as meeting the qualification requirements for room leader – higher capitation.

Or

b.       The applicant must hold a letter of eligibility to practice from DCYA which states that the qualification meets the standard for the higher capitation rate.

  • The award must be placed at level 7/8/9 on the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ) and achieved in the academic years 2014 - 2020 
  • The qualification achieved must be a full major award as the Bursary will not be paid for partially completed awards
  • In the case of Childminders, the award must be placed at Level 5/6 on the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ) and achieved in the academic years 2014 to 2020 inclusive
  •  The bursary amount will be €750.

To request a copy of  the eligibility criteria see the Bursary Rules document and Bursary Application Form to apply for the Graduate or Childminder Learner Fund Bursary 2020, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and request a copy.

If you would like to speak with a member of our team to discuss your eligibility email us This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone (01) 4851727 

 

Deadline for submission of applications for Learner Fund is 23rd October 2020 at 5pm