Education Courses

Housing Education Bursary Scheme 2023 (application deadline 1st November 2023)

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The Housing Agency is delighted to launch its Housing Education Bursary Scheme for the 2023/2024 academic year.

Recent years have seen significant developments in the areas of housing delivery and policy. Housing professionals will play a key role in shaping future developments in the sector. The Housing Agency is committed to supporting the education, training, and development of housing practitioners, as well as those interested in developing a career in housing. The Housing Education Bursary Scheme will empower housing professionals to build resilient and sustainable communities in Ireland.

The Bursary Scheme supports students and housing professionals seeking to enrol in housing studies courses offered by the Institute of Public Administration (IPA) and the Irish Council for Social Housing (ICSH) / Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH), starting between September 2023 and January 2024. These include:

IPA NFQ Level 6 (Special Purpose Award) Certificate in Housing Studies (September 2023 start)

IPA NFQ Level 8 (Special Purpose Award) Professional Diploma in Housing Studies (September 2023 start).

ICSH / CIH Level 4 Certificate in Housing (January 2024 start)

How to apply

Round two of the Housing Education Bursary Scheme is now open to applicants wishing to study with the ICSH / CIH in January 2024. Details on how to apply are available on The Housing Agency website at

Delivered by:

Housing Agency

53 Mount Street Upper,
Dublin 2,

Telephone: (01) 656 4100
Web site:


Application Deadline
1 November 2023

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