The Opportunity Fund

Financial Accessibility

The Opportunity Fund

Opening Doors to a World-Class Education

At Midleton College, we believe that a high-quality education should be accessible to all talented students, regardless of their financial background. The Opportunity Fund is dedicated to ensuring that financial constraints do not prevent deserving students from experiencing the exceptional education that Midleton College offers. By supporting The Opportunity Fund, you are helping to create a diverse and inclusive community where every student has the chance to succeed.

Broadening Access to Midleton College

The Opportunity Fund provides vital financial support to students through transformative bursaries and scholarships. These initiatives are designed to open doors for young people who might otherwise be unable to afford tuition, allowing them to benefit from the rich academic, cultural, and social experiences at Midleton College. Key aspects of The Opportunity Fund include:

  1. Transformative Bursaries

    • Offering substantial financial aid to students from low-income families. These bursaries cover a significant portion of tuition fees, making it possible for more students to attend Midleton College and benefit from our outstanding educational programmes.
  2. Merit-Based Scholarships

    • Recognising and rewarding academic excellence, exceptional talent, and leadership potential. Merit-based scholarships are awarded to students who demonstrate outstanding achievements in academics, sports, arts, and other areas, encouraging them to reach their full potential.
  3. Inclusive Education

    • Ensuring that all students, regardless of their financial circumstances, have access to the same high-quality education and opportunities. This includes support for extra-curricular activities, educational trips, and other enriching experiences that enhance the overall learning journey.

Supporting a Diverse and Inclusive Community

By contributing to The Opportunity Fund, you are helping to build a more diverse and inclusive school community. Financial accessibility not only benefits individual students but also enriches the entire school environment by bringing together students from various backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences. This diversity fosters a more vibrant, dynamic, and empathetic community where all students can learn from and support each other.

Join Us in Making a Difference

The Opportunity Fund relies on the generosity of our community—parents, alumni, and friends of Midleton College. Your support will have a direct and meaningful impact on the lives of students, enabling them to access the exceptional education and opportunities that Midleton College provides.

By donating to The Opportunity Fund, you are investing in the future of our students and ensuring that financial barriers do not stand in the way of their dreams. Together, we can create a more equitable and inclusive educational environment.

For more information on how to contribute to The Opportunity Fund and support our mission of financial accessibility, please contact the Midleton College Foundation. Together, we can open doors and transform lives.

Through The Opportunity Fund, we are committed to providing every student with the chance to succeed, regardless of their financial background. Join us in our mission to create a more inclusive and accessible educational community at Midleton College.

Donate to the Opportunity Fund

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Tax Benefits for Donations

Contributions of €250 or more in a year are eligible for tax relief, allowing your donation to go further. To enable Midleton College to avail of this benefit, simply complete and return a CHY3 form to us, which covers a five-year period. This allows us to claim an additional 31% on your donation amount from Revenue, significantly increasing its impact. For more information and to download the form from the Revenue website, please click here.

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