Key Dates


·         Announcement of Bursary:     Nov. 2017

·         Deadline for receipt of applications:  Friday 2nd Feb. February 2018

·         Publication of results:  March 2018

·         Time line for study/activity in Paris:  Any time between 1st June 2018 - 31st August 2018.

·         Public presentation entitled ‘the Rev. Liam Swords Foundation Presentation 2018’ in Paris and in Dublin. (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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