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