DIT Elite Sport Initiatives

At DIT we work hard to ensure that young sports men and women in the country realise their full potential and balance the demands of their academic work with the requirements of top-level sport, as well as making a positive impact on the future of Irish sport.

Some of Ireland's Top Sporting Figures who have been supported or who are currently being supported as elite sportspeople studying at DIT include:

Ellen Keane (Irish 2016 Paralympic Bronze medalist), Dave Kearney and Jordi Murphy (Irish International Rugby Players), David Gillick (Twice European 400m Champion), Aidan O'Shea (Mayo Senior Footballer), Kevin McManamon and Diarmuid Connolly (Dublin Senior Footballers), Sinéad Goldrick (Dublin Senior Footballer), Denise Gaule (Kilkenny Senior Camogie Player), Darren O'Neill (Irish Olympian 2012), Kyle Good, Lee Cole, Kate Lloyd and Shirley McCoy (Irish International Hockey Players).

DIT's Elite Sport initiatives include:

The Elite Athlete Support Programme application process is now open. Please submit your application HERE

The Elite Athlete Academic Entry application process is now open. Please submit your application HERE.

The Elite Fee Waiver Programme application process will open in early March.

To download a DIT Elite Sport leaflet click HERE

For further information on DIT's Elite Sport Initiatives contact Niamh O'Callaghan at Tel: 402 7633 or at niamh.ocallaghan@dit.ie