API (Academic Programs International): Limerick - University of Limerick

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Semester Full Curriculum: Students who choose to study abroad in Limerick with API at the University of Limerick (UL) have access to all four faculties on the UL campus for undergraduate and graduate studies. Courses are taught mainly by Irish ins... read more

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A student studying abroad with API (Academic Programs International): Limerick - University of Limerick
I learned that getting new perspectives is essential to everyday life. So worth it. - Eastern Illinois University View Entire Review
I learned how to adapt to different situations and enjoy myself even when things aren't going as planned. Study abroad was worthwhile. I wish I had planned a whole year abroad into my degree plan. - Texas Lutheran University View Entire Review
Past Review Unforgettable!!!
I learned to be more independent and I learned about values of other cultures. It was definitely worthwhile to travel and experience new opportunities!! - University of Wisconsin - LaCrosse View Entire Review
I learned so many things while abroad. I learned how important it is to go out of your comfort zone. I also learned that you need to take opportunities that are presented to you, even if that means you need to be spontaneous. Most importantly, I learned to really get to know the people around me. They became some of my closest f... - University of Minnesota - Duluth View Entire Review
Past Review Great Craic
I learned that I am able to adjust to just about any situation. I gained a greater understanding of Irish culture and had the opportunity to see Ireland as well as England, Scotland, and France. - Salem State College View Entire Review
110% I have no way to put this into words except to say that study abroad surpassed any and all expectations I had. Be prepared to be totally blown away! - Western Washington University View Entire Review

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  • Semester Full Curriculum: Students who choose to study abroad in Limerick with API at the University of Limerick (UL) have access to all four faculties on the UL campus for undergraduate and graduate studies. Courses are taught mainly by Irish instructors. Course choices are selected from the following disciplines: business, education, engineering, humanities, informatics and electronics, Irish studies and science. In all colleges/faculties, entrance to specific courses is subject to the approval of UL and completion of required prerequisites.


  • Summer Irish Studies: API students have several options for summer study abroad in Limerick, including business and Irish studies. The available tracks are taught at the 300 level, and combine academic rigor with opportunities to experience contemporary life in Ireland and view some spectacular scenery. Minimum GPA requirement for summer is 2.5.


  • Graduate Programs: Courses typically run from September through May, or September through September. Students typically attend for 1-2 years at a time – not on a semester basis. The following page details areas in which graduate studies and degrees are available. Graduate programs are available in the Kemmy Business School, the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, the Faculty of Education and Health Sciences, the Faculty of Science and Engineering, and the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance. For specific program requirements, course and pricing information, please contact the API office.

Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Graduate Program
Program Length(s):
  • Fall
  • Summer
  • Spring
  • Academic Year
Instruction Language(s):
  • English
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Business
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Environmental Studies
  • Business Administration and Management
  • Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies
  • Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology
  • Economics
  • Chemistry
  • Liberal Arts, General Studies
  • Irish Studies
  • Finance, Financial Services
  • Psychology
  • International Business
  • Legal Studies
  • Accounting and Computer Science
  • Communication and Media Studies
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
  • Engineering
  • Marketing
  • Physiology, Pathology
  • Mathematics, Statistics
  • Biological and Physical Sciences
  • Physics
  • History
Minimum GPA:
2.9
Year Founded:
1997
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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.

$250-$750

Deadlines:
FALL/YEAR: June 10 SPRING SEMESTER / WINTER QUARTER PROGRAMS: October 15 SPRING QUARTER: December 15 SUMMER: April 1

Guidelines/Requirements:
In order to be eligible to apply, students must meet the following requirements: Have a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher Be a first-generation college student (i.e., parents and grandparents did not attend a college or university). Show financial need. Letter of recommendation, two essays,

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.

$250-$750

Deadlines:
FALL/YEAR: June 10 SPRING SEMESTER / WINTER QUARTER PROGRAMS: October 15 SPRING QUARTER: December 15 SUMMER: April 1

Guidelines/Requirements:
Letter of recommendation, two essays,

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.

$250-$750

Deadlines:
FALL/YEAR: June 10 SPRING SEMESTER / WINTER QUARTER PROGRAMS: October 15 SPRING QUARTER: December 15 SUMMER: April 1

Guidelines/Requirements:
In order to be eligible to apply, students must meet the following requirements: Have a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher. Major in an area classified as a STEM field (science, technology, engineering, or mathematics). Special consideration will be given to students who are taking courses related to their major while abroad. Show financial need. Letter of recommendation Two essays

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

Deadlines:
See Gilman deadlines in link below.

Guidelines/Requirements:
See Gilman requirements in link below.

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.

$250-$750

Deadlines:
FALL/YEAR: June 10 SPRING SEMESTER / WINTER QUARTER PROGRAMS: October 15 SPRING QUARTER: December 15 SUMMER: April 1

Guidelines/Requirements:
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. Letter of recommendation Two essays

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.

$250- $750

Deadlines:
FALL/YEAR: June 10 SPRING SEMESTER / WINTER QUARTER PROGRAMS: October 15 SPRING QUARTER: December 15 SUMMER: April 1

Guidelines/Requirements:
Only for student-athletes across all divisions of the NCAA, NAIA, and NJCAA. Students applying must also have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0, and submit a letter of recommendation and two essays.

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.

$250-$800

Deadlines:
FALL/YEAR: June 10 SPRING SEMESTER / WINTER QUARTER PROGRAMS: October 15 SPRING QUARTER: December 15 SUMMER: April 1

Guidelines/Requirements:
3.0+ GPA, Letter of recommendation, two essays,

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