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Sports Scholarships

Our newly designed range of sport scholarships offers an exiting and high level of support to aspiring and current elite athletes and world-class performers. 

They are designed to match the unrivalled high level of academic experience available at Trinity College, ensuring that talented and committed student athletes are fully supported during their time studying here.

In order to be eligible to receive a Trinity Sport scholarship you will

  • Need to be either a current TCD student or have been successfully offered a place for the new academic year
  • Be of regional/county, national or international standard in your chosen sport
  • Agree to represent Trinity College Dublin within student or other relevant individual and/or team competitions

We accept applications from all students, irrespective of nationality, course, or year of study. Scholarships are awarded annually in September/October. Preference is given in sports already represented at club level within the college (see DUCAC), to our focus sports of GAA, Hockey, Rowing, and Rugby, and Olympic and Paralympic sports. Applications made in other sports will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please refer to the terms and conditions of the scholarship programme for further information.

Our sports scholarships are broken down into four main categories;

Academy Sport Award

Support package worth up to €1000, including the following:

  • Trinity Sport Scholar Kit
  • Access to the High Performance Training Area
  • Specialist Strength and Conditioning Support
  • Treatment via the Medical Care Pathway
  • Media and marketing training
  • Nutritional advice and Intolerance screening
  • Anti – Doping advice

Athlete Development Scholarship

Support package worth up to €2800, including the following:

  • Financial support of €500 towards training, travel and athlete expenses
  • Trinity Sport Scholar Kit
  • Access to the High Performance Training Area
  • Specialist Strength and Conditioning Support
  • Physiological Analysis
  • Functional Assessment
  • Cardiac Assessment
  • Treatment via the Medical Care Pathway
  • Media and marketing training
  • Nutritional assessment and plan
  • Intolerance testing and advice
  • Sports psychology workshop & training
  • Lifestyle support and advice
  • Anti – Doping advice

Performance Scholarship

Support package worth up to €5000, including the following:

  • Financial support of €1000 towards training, travel and athlete expenses
  • Trinity Sport Scholar Kit
  • Free Sports Massage
  • Access to the High Performance Training Area
  • Specialist Strength and Conditioning Support
  • Physiological Analysis and testing programme
  • Functional Assessment
  • Cardiac Assessment
  • Treatment via the Medical Care Pathway
  • Media and marketing training
  • Nutritional assessment and plan
  • Intolerance testing and advice
  • Sports psychology workshop & training
  • Lifestyle support and advice
  • Anti – Doping advice

Podium Scholarship

Support package worth up to €9500, including the following:

  • Financial support of €3500 towards training, travel and athlete expenses
  • Trinity Sport Scholar Kit
  • Free Sports Massage
  • Access to the High Performance Training Area
  • Specialist Strength and Conditioning Support
  • Physiological Analysis and testing programme
  • Functional Assessment
  • Cardiac Assessment
  • Treatment via the Medical Care Pathway
  • Media and marketing training
  • Nutritional assessment and plan
  • Intolerance testing and advice
  • Sports psychology workshop & training
  • Lifestyle support and advice
  • Anti – Doping advice

For more information please contact

Natalya

Modern pentathlon former scholar Natalya Coyle, who competed at the London Olympics in 2012 and the Rio Olympics in 2016.

Natalya Coyle, Modern Pentathlon, Olympian, London 2012.

Ayman

Association football scholar Ayman Ben Mohamed, who has just signed a deal to go and play with 26-time Tunisian league champions EST.

Ayman Ben Mohamed, soccer player with EST