Applying for the Connolly Bursary

Connolly Estate Bursaries have been expanded. The bursaries are available to qualifying university students in their first, second, third, or fourth year. In addition, college students completing a joint degree may also qualify. The bursaries are open to full-time university students who are male or female, Roman Catholic, and Irish in heritage. Applicants must demonstrate financial need.

Are you wondering whether you are eligible? Please look at the steps for Bursary Application, or consult our Application FAQs.


About Owen Connolly

Owen Connolly was born in 1820 in the town of Donagh, County Monaghan, Ireland. He came to Prince Edward Island in 1839 at the age of nineteen. He was one of the thousands of Irish immigrants, chiefly from the County of Monaghan, to arrive on Prince Edward Island ...    read more

New Connolly history

Find out more about the fascinating Connolly history, through this new publication by Leonard Cusack Owen Connolly: The Making of a Legacy 1820-2016.

Next Application Deadline

Next deadline to apply for the Owen Connolly Estate Bursary:

August 31 of the current year

NEW! Apply online for the Owen Connolly Estate Bursary
Online or in print, all required materials must be received, by this date. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.