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API (Academic Programs International): Dublin - Study Abroad at Maynooth University
Study in Ireland's only university town. Take a step outside the big city and live the best of both worlds – a small Irish community on the outskirts of Dublin City with easy access to downtown.As the capital of the Republic of Ireland, Dublin is ... read more
I learned to slow down. How to become friends with those from different backgrounds from me. See place I might not have been able to see otherwise. ali k - Maynooth University View Entire Review
I gained great friends, both International and Local, and I want to go back so bad. Coming home after being away for so long was hard, seeing my family again was great but I didn't want to be here. I have to go back soon. A student - University of Hartford View Entire Review
budgeting meals and spending. travel planning. was worth while A student - University of Hartford View Entire Review
I gained lifelong friendships, uncomparable hands on education, and the experience of a lifetime. My communications skills have improved, as well as my ability to adapt to ever changing situations and think on my feet. I was able to find a new zen and be able to go with the flow instead of planning every aspect of every day. I l... Shea M - Curry College View Entire Review
I learned so much about Irish culture and history. It was definitely worthwhile! A student - Texas Lutheran University View Entire Review
It was definitely worthwhile. I gained a different view on how to live life and my plans for the future were challenged. It made me really realize that other countries have cultures that date back thousands of years, not just a few centuries like the US. A student - University of Hartford View Entire Review
Study in Ireland's only university town. Take a step outside the big city and live the best of both worlds – a small Irish community on the outskirts of Dublin City with easy access to downtown.
As the capital of the Republic of Ireland, Dublin is one of the liveliest cities in Europe. With one of the youngest populations comprising people from many different parts of Europe and the globe, the city has a full and varied cultural and intellectual life, which brings together the best of traditional Ireland and of modern Europe.
Programs in Dublin Include:
Full Curriculum: Maynooth University awards credit based on the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS). Semester courses at the university are usually awarded 5 or 10 ECTS credits. Universities in the U.S. typically award .5 credit hour for every 1 ECTS credit. For example, a course worth 5 ECTS would transfer to the U.S. as 2.5 semester credit hours. It is very important that students planning on studying at Maynooth University discuss the transfer of credits with an advisor at their home university – some universities have different standards for transferring ECTS credits. Based on the ECTS credits awarded per course, students usually take 5-6 classes in order to receive 12-15 credit hours per semester. Students are responsible for ensuring that they are enrolled in the required amount of semester credits to meet requirements of the home university. This program also offers speciality certificate opportunities - see API website for more information! Most courses at Maynooth University do not have specific prerequisites, though certain disciplines may (languages, mathematics, and sciences). Courses offered on a year-long basis can only be taken by students visiting for the full academic year.
Summer Irish Studies: This four week summer program presents the best of both worlds – the opportunity to live and study in Ireland’s only university town in a rural setting, while being only a half-hour away from the hustle and bustle of Dublin. The Maynooth University summer school offers the largest number of summer course options of any of our Ireland programs in topics such as international business, economics, history, literature, anthropology, geography, and environmental studies. Courses include unique field trips to places such as the Irish Parliament, the National Library, country estates, and more!
Program Type(s):Study Abroad
- Academic Year
Relevant Study Subject(s):
- Computer and Information Sciences
- Comparative Literature
- Liberal Arts, General Studies
- Biological and Physical Sciences
- International Relations
- Hospitality Administration
- International Business
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API / Academic Programs International Scholarships
API is pleased to support students who are the first in their families to attend a college or university. The First Generation Scholarship award ranges from $250 to $750 per session and is available for academic year, quarter/semester, and summer students.
This scholarship is offered to API participants who attend a community or technical college in the U.S., and awards range from $250 to $750 per session.
The API STEM scholarship is offered for API participants who are studying science, technology, engineering or mathematics. The API STEM Scholarship award ranges from $250 to $750 and is available for academic year, quarter/semester, and summer students.
API is proud to provide a diversity scholarship in order to support students from a variety of backgrounds. The API Diversity Scholarship award ranges from $250 to $750 and is available for academic year, quarter/semester, or summer students. In order to qualify for this scholarship, students must be one or more of the following: a U.S. military veteran, a non-traditional student (30 years old or older), a student with a disability, a minority student, and/or a LGBTQ student.
It is not an easy task to juggle the demands of college athletics with academic responsibilities while pursuing other interests on campus. API supports both current and college-bound student-athletes participating on our programs. We welcome student-athletes across all divisions of the NCAA, NAIA, and NJCAA to apply.
The API regional scholarships (Asia/Middle East, Europe, Latin America) provide awards that range from $250 to $800 per session. All API students with a GPA of 3.0 or higher are encouraged to apply. The scholarship is both need and merit-based. We will review your academic record, essays and financial need as stated in your own words. This scholarship is offered to quarter/semester, academic year, and summer students.
The Gilman Scholarship Program offers awards for undergraduate study abroad and was established by the International Academic Opportunity Act of 2000. This scholarship provides awards for U.S. undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university to participate in study abroad programs worldwide. Students participating in an API program who have been awarded a Gilman scholarship will be eligible to receive up to $1,000 in matching contributions from API for a study abroad program, or up to $500 in matching contributions from API for an intern abroad program. To receive this award, Gilman winners should indicate their scholarship details on their financial aid information after acceptance to an API study abroad program.
Up to $1,000
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