Applications Open for Third-Level Scholarship

The Irish Tax Institute’s Third-Level Scholarship is open for applicants until 15 April 2024.

The scholarship is for Leaving Cert students interested in tax as a career and need financial support to progress through college. It offers the successful applicant:

  • financial assistance for third-level living expenses and costs,
  • a place on the Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA) programme after their degree,
  • mentoring and support from the Irish Tax Institute, and
  • profile for their CV.

Find out more here.

Third-Level Scholar, Adam McBride, receiving his scholarship at the Conferring Ceremony 2023

Who is eligible to apply?

Leaving Cert students in the Republic of Ireland who:

  • are interested in a career in tax and committed to entering the exciting and dynamic world of tax.
  • require financial support to progress to third-level.
  • feel they will achieve at least 450 points in the Leaving Cert 2024.
  • will study a relevant third-level undergraduate degree.

Mature students who are applying to study a relevant qualification in 2024 may also apply.

How to apply for the scholarship?

The school guidance counsellor, principal or teacher must nominate applicants and return the completed application forms by 15 April 2024.

The application forms include:

  • a 300-word profile from the student as to why they should receive the scholarship; and
  • a recommendation letter from their school guidance counsellor, principal, teacher or other relevant school personnel.

For more information, check out the Third-Level Scholarship flyer or contact