HEI Funding Applications now open

HEI Funding Applications now open

Funding to help the promotion of languages to second level students by Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) is now available for the 2023/2024 academic year.

As part of the awareness raising campaign, Languages Connect, the funding is available to support any HEI’s who offer foreign languages. It is to be used to help promote the importance of languages and encourage students to either study languages, or languages in combination with other subjects, at third level.

The funding program is being provided as part of the awareness raising campaign, Languages Connect, and is a key action in the implementation of Languages Connect: Ireland’s Strategy for Foreign Languages in Education 2017-2026.

Promotion of Foreign Languages at Third Level

How to Apply

To apply for funding for the 2023/2024 academic year , complete the HEI Funding Application Form and submit by: Friday, 26th May 2023

The funding can be used to support greater uptake on any undergraduate or post-graduate college courses that include a foreign languages component, or promote the value of taking a foreign language in college.  Ways this can be achieved could include:

  • Sending students to schools as language ambassadors to give talks or workshops at events, such as #ThinkLanguages
  • Promote and support opportunities for students to participate in foreign language study opportunities and work placements
  • Raising awareness of the value of linguistic diversity on campus
  • And more…..

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