The Irish Way High School Scholarship: The Irish Way Program is unique cultural experience for teenagers, and is a nationally recognized summer study abroad program that has educated over 3000 high school students since 1975. The 2013 Irish Way High School Program will take place next summer in Ireland from June 28 to July 22, 2013.
The Irish Way High School Program is a 25-day cultural academic program offered to American and Canadian high school students. The High School Program consists of a wide variety of classes, workshops, and tours based in three locations throughout Ireland. The goal of the Irish Way High School Program is to introduce North American students to the essential characteristics and qualities of Irish life. By being immersed in Ireland’s history and culture, young adults are able to better understand and appreciate a country whose people have played a significant role in the history of western civilization
Two $500 Scholarships are available. One of these scholarships is for the children and grandchildren of an AOH member and one of these scholarships is available for the children and grandchildren of an LAOH member. Anyone who would like an application or further information about the program should contact the Irish American Cultural Institute, 1 Lackawanna Place, Morristown, NJ 07960. The Irish Way telephone number is: 973 605 1991. An Application Request Form for the AOH & LAOH Irish Way Scholarship is also included in this issue of the Hibernian Digest. More information on this program is available by going to: www.irishway.org.
The AOH Study Abroad Scholarship: The National Board of the Ancient Order of Hibernians offers two (2) Junior Year Abroad Scholarships for the son or daughter or grandchild of an AOH member who has been accepted at an accredited college/university in Ireland. The deadline for the next round of applications for this scholarship is May 1, 2013. An Application Request Form for the Study Abroad Scholarship is included in this issue of the Hibernian Digest. More information is available by e-mailing me at: email@example.com
College educations whether it be here in the United States or in Ireland are expensive. Scholarships, loans and grants are available for study abroad accredited programs. For information on these financial opportunities, please visit the websites Education in Ireland, US Government Aid and the Direct Loan Program. These sites offer a host of information regarding financial assistance and grants that can be used to supplement our scholarship and help make an education in Ireland more affordable..