Le Chéile Schools Trust Scholarships
STAR OF THE SEA SUMMER SCHOOLS
SENIOR LEVEL POST-PRIMARY STUDENTS 2015
Star of the Sea Centre, Mullaghmore, Co. Sligo.
Saturday June 6th to Friday June 19th 2015 & Saturday June 20th to Friday July 4th
In June 2015, Elphin diocese are looking forward to welcoming fifty Pre-Leaving Cert students from all over Ireland to two two-week residential summer schools in The Star of the Sea Centre, Mullaghmore, Co. Sligo. The primary aim of the summer schools is to enrich and deepen participating students understanding of the Catholic Faith in a creative, fun and motivational way and to give participating students a deeper appreciation of an informed Catholic world view. Participating students will be offered an exciting array of innovative and enjoyable learning, recreational and social activities. For example, all students will have opportunities to engage in horse-riding, sea kayaking, surfing, SUPing (stand-up paddle boarding), hiking and land sailing.
The Summer School is being offered with the support of prominent Catholic Education providers such as St. Angela's College, Sligo, and The Mater Dei Institute of Education, Dublin, and Christian Organisations with a strong interest in teenage faith development such as The Iona Institute and The Knights of St. Columbanus, and North Sligo Leisure Activity providers, Island View Riding Stables Ltd and TurfnSurf Lodge & Surf School
Two scholarships, covering the total course fee, are available from the Le Chéile Schools Trust to current students of Le Chéile schools.
To apply Le Chéile students must forward an email of application to
not later than 5 pm on Friday April 24th 2015.
To be considered Le Chéile students must place the words Star of the Sea Summer School Scholarships in the Subject Bar of the email.
They must also formulate their email of application as a letter and include the following information:
(i) their full name and postal address
(ii) The name and address of their school and the year they are in
(iii) the reasons why they would like to be considered for a Le Chéile Star of the Sea Summer Schools Scholarship (not more than 200 words)
(iv) Confirmation that they have applied for a place on a Star of the Sea Summer Schools Scholarship, i.e. by stating "I have applied for a place on a Star of the Sea Summer School".
(v) Confirmation that they have their parent(s) / guardian(s) permission to attend a Star of the Sea Summer School if offered a place, and confirmation that they have their parent(s) / guardian(s) permission to apply for a Le Chéile Star of the Sea Scholarship.
Both scholarships will be awarded subject to the successful applicants being offered and accepting places on Star of the Sea Summer Schools. The scholarships will be paid directly to Star of the Sea Summer Schools and the parent(s) / guardian(s) of the successful applicants will be refunded any fees or deposit paid to Star of the Sea Summer Schools by Star of the Sea Summer Schools. Both scholarships will be awarded in consultation with Le Chéile schools. For more information on The Summers Schools Scholarships please visit: www.elphindiocese.ie/summerschools#Scholarships