Academic Council Committee for Academic Scholarships and Prizes
The Academic Council Committee for Academic Scholarships and Prizes (ACCASP) oversees all scholarships and prizes that are awarded or maintained on merit-based achievements. The Committee is also responsible for assuring quality and ensuring equity in the allocation of academic scholarships and prizes, including any related appeals processes and the administration of the Ad Astra Academy appeals process.
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The Academic Council Committee for Academic Scholarships and Prizes will:
1. Approve and periodically review criteria, conditions and regulations associated with all university merit-based scholarships and prizes.
2. Consider and approve proposals regarding establishment of new scholarships and prizes ensuring proposals are aligned to University objectives.
3. Consider proposed changes to existing awards and prizes.
4. Advise Academic Council on strategy in relation to merit-based scholarships and prizes.
5. Approve and periodically review procedures to assure quality and ensure equity in relation to allocation of merit-based scholarships and prizes, including any related appeals processes.
6. Assume responsibility for the administration of Ad Astra Academy appeals process.
2018-19 Academic Session
Chair (appointed by President)
Dr Alexander Thein
Deputy President, VP for Academic Affairs & Registrar
Prof. Mark Rogers
Member of AC nominated by CP – Arts & Humanities
Assoc. Prof. Fionnuala Dillane
Member of AC nominated by CP – Social Science & Law
Assoc. Prof. Niamh Moore-Cherry
Member of AC nominated by CP – Business
Prof. Gerardine Doyle
Member of AC nominated by CP – Eng. & Architecture
Prof. Andrew Keane
Member of AC nominated by CP – Science
Prof. Orina Belton
Member of AC nominated by CP – Health & Agri. Sciences
Prof. Jim Lyng
One Head of School, nominated by Registrar
Assoc. Prof. Nicola Figgis
One Vice-Principal for Teaching and Learning, nominated by Registrar
Assoc. Prof. Amanda Gibney
Representative of Students' Union, nominated by Students' Union President
To be confirmed
ACCASP Meeting Schedule 2018/2019
|Submission Deadline||Meeting Date|
|Friday October 5th, 5pm||Friday 12 October 2018, 11am|
|Friday November 23rd, 5pm||Friday 7 December 2018, 11am|
|Tuesday January 15th, 5pm||Tuesday 29 January 2019, 2pm|
|Tuesday April 2nd, 5pm||Tuesday 16 April 2019, 2pm|
|Tuesday May 14th, 5pm||Tuesday 28 May 2019, 2pm|