The AbbVie Sports Scholarship & Internship Programme 2018/19

Ambition Beyond Sport

Applications are now invited for The AbbVie Sports Scholarship and Internship Programme 2018/19.

This exciting collaboration will see the global biopharmaceutical company sponsor two Elite Level Sports Scholarships, each valued at €2000. Students will be eligible for a paid internship with AbbVie and will receive support and mentoring towards a longer-term talent and career recruitment programme. This initiative will appeal to current and future sports scholars.

Apply for an AbbVie Sports Scholarship

Please note that preference will be given to students who are/will be taking IT Sligo courses in the following areas:

  • B Eng Precision Engineering & Design
  • BSc Honours in Medical Biotechnology
  • BSc Biomedical Science
  • Higher Certificate in Precision Engineering & Design
  • Higher Certificate in Mechatronics.

For further information, download the AbbVie Sports Scholarship Information Sheet.

The closing date for applications is Friday 28th September, 2018.

AbbVie Sports Scholarship Application

Personal Details

  • Please fill out your Date of Birth below.

Academic Details

  • First Year Details

  • Second or Further Years Details

Sporting Details

  • If you are applying for more than one sport, please choose "Other" and list the sports you are applying for
  • Please give a brief outline of your involvement and achievements in your chosen sport to date within the past 3 years.
    Please start with the current year and use the following format.
    • Date/Year (eg September 1st 2010 - June 30th 2011)
    • Level of participation eg Club, School, County, Province, International
      • Club / School
      • County
      • International
      • World
    • Achievements
  • If there are gaps in your sporting achievements during the last 18 months please explain
  • Please list your personal sport career goals
    (Success you wish to achieve in the next 3-5 years
  • Please use the space provided below to explain why you are suitable to be awarded a Sports Scholarship by IT Sligo

Sporting References

  • Referees should be chosen from (A) Education and (B) Sporting background.

    Preferred references will be from National, Regional or County Executives

    At LEAST One(1) Reference is required
  • Reference A

  • Reference B

Your CV & Personal Statement


  • If your form does not submit or you cannot move to the next section, please review your application to ensure all required fields are filled in, otherwise your form will not submit or move to the next section.

    All required fields are marked with an *

2017/18 Prospectus