The Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration & Youth have re-opened the Learner Fund Bursary to Early Learning and Care practitioners who are new graduates of a recognised Early Childhood Education and Care degree programme and for Childminders who are registered with Tusla and hold a Level 5 or Level 6 award on the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ).

Applications for the Learner Fund Graduate & Childminder Bursary 2022 are now open.

See below for Application forms and Guidelines:

Bursary Application for Graduates

Bursary Guidelines for Graduates

Bursary Application for Childminders

Bursary Guidelines for Childminders

To apply for the Bursary please download the application form above and send it together with a copy of your certificate and photo ID to:

Jane McNulty,

Wicklow County Childcare Committee,

Kilmantin Hill,

Wicklow Town, A67 ND90

The Closing date for applications is 5pm, 30th September, 2022



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