We help create a healthier world
Greater diversity among health care professionals can improve patient care, leading to better health outcomes. There is an opportunity to cultivate a health workforce that reflects our society.
We’re particularly proud to promote diversity in higher education through the Ireland Health Care Scholarship Program (funded by the United Health Foundation and supported by Optum Ireland) and to support candidates with disabilities to enter the workforce through the work of our All Ability team.
Ireland Health Care Scholarship Program (funded by the United Health Foundation and supported by Optum Ireland)
Delivered in partnership with the Atlantic Technological University, Ulster University, Queen’s University, University of Galway and the Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin. Our programme funds undergraduate scholarships for underprivileged students to study health care or emerging technologies. Eligibility criteria and application material is available on our partner websites.
All Ability Programme
Working with AHEAD and the Trinity Centre for people with intellectual disabilities, we fund and facilitate internships and employment for graduates with a disability.
Ireland Health Care Scholarship Program: Graduate Medicine
Our graduate entry programme funds two postgraduate scholarships in partnership with the School of Medicine at Ulster University.
Opt To Achieve
Encouraging first-year students at LYIT, this programme presents high performers — across a range of disciplines — with a financial reward.