H.E.A.R & D.A.R.E SCHEMES (College access)

FAO 6TH YEAR STUDENTS!!!! Are you eligible to apply for the HEAR Scheme?  

 
What is the Higher Education Access Route (HEAR)?
HEAR is a third level admissions scheme for school leavers from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds. Eligible students compete for a quota of reduced points places in the colleges that run the scheme
Who is HEAR for?

School leavers who have the ability to benefit from and succeed in higher education and who come from socio-economic groups in Irish society that are underrepresented in third level.

If you need any more information about this please click on this link. http://accesscollege.ie/hear/frequently-asked-questions.php
If you think that you might be eligible or have any questions at all please speak to Mr Donnelly as soon as possible. 
FAO 6TH YEAR STUDENTS!!!! Are you eligible to apply for the DARE Scheme?
 

What is the Disability Access Route to Education (DARE)?

DARE is a college and university admissions scheme that offers places on reduced points to school leavers with disabilities.

Who is DARE for?
Dare is for school leavers (Under 23yrs as at 1 January 2014) who have a disability and who may not be able to meet the points for their preferred course due to the impact of their disability.

What disabilities are eligible for consideration for DARE?
  • Specific Learning Difficulty (incl. Dyslexia and Dyscalculia)
  • Autistic Spectrum Disorder (including Asperger’s Syndrome
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)/ Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD
  • Blind/Vision Impaired
  • Deaf/Hard of Hearing
  • DCD – Dyspraxia/Dysgraphia
  • Mental Health Condition
  • Neurological Conditions (incl. Epilepsy, Brain Injury, Speech and Language Disabilities)
  • Physical Disability
  • Significant Ongoing Illness
If you need any more information about this please click on this link.
If you think that you might be eligible or have any questions at all please speak to Mr Donnelly as soon as possible.