Key Dates


On-line announcement of Bursary: November 2016

Deadline for receipt of applications:

28th February 2017

Publication of results:

March 2017

Time line for study/activity in Paris: 1st June 2017-31st August 2017
Public presentation entitled ‘the Rev. Liam Swords Foundation Lecture 2017’: Nov. 2017 (Date to be confirmed)

In the words of the Rev. Liam Swords

'the aim is to establish a grant for a student of talent from the Irish Higher education sector to pursue his/her studies/research/training for an academic year in Paris and to immerse themselves in one of the most culturally diverse cities in the world. Candidates will be chosen from the widest possible groups, e.g., musicians, artists, sculptors, writers, scientists, engineers, scholars, craft-workers, theologians, architects, students of haute cuisine or haute couture, cinematographers etc.'
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