As a means of thanking our U.S. colleges and universities for hosting Study USA (BEI) students, the Northern Ireland institutions offer a limited number of study places on the Irish American Scholars Program each year. This program enables a limited number of American students from Study USA-supporting colleges to spend one or two semesters at a university or college in Northern Ireland, tuition free.
Each fall, the Association representative for your college will write to U.S. college presidents, inviting up to three applications from students who have a GPA of 3.2 or above. The students will be considered for a place at a Northern Ireland institution.
The American students may opt for courses in any subject area available, for which tuition fees will be waived. Please note that American students must cover their own living and other costs while in Northern Ireland.
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