Westport GAA and Portwest Higher Education Bursary Application 2022/23

19th November 2021

Pictured above are the 2020/21 recipients of the Westport GAA bursary in conjunction with Portwest alongside members of the Westport GAA Executive and representatives from Portwest. Pic. Conor McKeown

Westport GAA have again reiterated their commitment to the ongoing educational development of its players and members by announcing details of the 2022/2023 Bursary scheme. Westport GAA, in conjunction with Portwest, will award a limited number of bursaries of €750 to students attending Higher Education colleges.

The scheme, which is now in its 6th year is open to members of the Association who are attending a full-time Higher Education course and who are active participants in Westport GAA Club. Recipients will again be selected based on a range of criteria, including their playing, coaching or administrative commitments to the GAA. Bursary recipients are reminded that they MUST be actively involved with their club section during the 2023 season. Students who hold other GAA-related or college scholarship/bursary will not be eligible to apply.

Each bursary granted will be for €750 and payment will be made annually in two instalments of €375. Further information is available from the club secretary (

Senior Inter-county players who were on their County’s Senior Panel in 2022 should apply for Bursaries via the Gaelic Players Association; further information at

***All applications to be with Club secretary by 5pm Friday December 9th.****

Applications received after this deadline will not be considered.

If you have any queries please contact the club secretary

Máirtín Ó Raghallaigh