Introducing the Construction Studies Entrance Scholarship by THEORY & PRACTICE. This scholarship offers € 3,000 in financial support to a third-level student who has submitted outstanding Leaving Certificate Construction Studies coursework for assessment in 2025. The scholarship will be awarded to one applicant with an exceptional folio, artefact, and supporting statement.

We welcome applications from all four project types:


Indoor or outdoor furniture


A model and study of a building section detail or house design


A model and study of any new technology used in a house


A study and model of a building of local or national significance

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To qualify for the Theory and Practice Entrance Scholarship, eligible students should meet the following criteria:
• The applicant must be a Construction Studies student who has submitted Leaving Certificate coursework for assessment in 2025.
• The applicant must have completed the Leaving Certificate Examination for the first time during the same school year of application.
• All parts of the application (supporting statement, artefact, folio, and required documents) must be completed before the application deadline.
• All SEC and school rules and guidelines around the completion and submission of coursework must have been followed.
• Applicants must be enrolled in a University, College, Further Education or any Educational Institution on the Island of Ireland.
• The course enrolled on must be a FETAC (QQI) Level 5, 6, 7 or 8 course (and cannot be the Leaving Certificate).