Key Dates


·         Announcement of Bursary:     Nov. 2019

·         Deadline for receipt of applications:  Friday 6th  March 2020

·         Publication of results:  March 2020

·         Time line for study/activity in Paris:  1st June 2020 - 31st August 2020.

·         Public presentation entitled ‘the Rev. Liam Swords Foundation Presentation 2020’ in Paris and in Dublin. (Date to be confirmed).

In the words of the Rev. Liam Swords

'the aim is to establish a grant for a student of talent from the Irish Higher education sector to pursue his/her studies/research/training for an academic year in Paris and to immerse themselves in one of the most culturally diverse cities in the world. Candidates will be chosen from the widest possible groups, e.g., musicians, artists, sculptors, writers, scientists, engineers, scholars, craft-workers, theologians, architects, students of haute cuisine or haute couture, cinematographers etc.'
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