Education Awards and Dan Kellegher 2021

Education Awards and Dan Kellegher 2021

Are you an Undergraduate ?

       Click here for details on our Education Awards 

(Full-time course of at least 2 years duration)

Are you a Post – Graduate ?

Click here for details on our Dan Kellegher Memorial Awards

(full time or part time course of at least 1 year’s duration at post graduate level)

Terms and conditions for both awards: Students must be attending college to enter, be members of Cara Credit Union and apply using their own account details. Once eligible to join Cara Credit Union, non-members can join and apply by the closing date of the 1st of October (to start your application to become a Cara Credit Union Member click here )

Applications accepted until the 1st of October 2021


Need a Student Loan? Click here to apply.



Student Current Account with Free Banking

Our new Current Account gives you instant access to your money through our Mastercard® Debit Card, a secure app and online portal, mobile functionality, and best of all, there’s free day-to-day banking for Students! You also get access to Mastercard Priceless Cities with digital experiences like free yoga classes and priority access to sporting and music events. The Student Current Account is available to Credit Union members enrolling or currently enrolled in full-time third-level education.

Features & Benefits:

  • Free day-to-day banking
  • Mastercard Debit Card with Contactless
  • Online & Mobile banking
  • Overdraft for emergency funds
  • Student Loans with reduced interest rates
  • Access to Mastercard Priceless Cities

Click here to apply


Important Information:

In order to open a Student Current Account and avail of a fee concession, you must be aged 16 – 25 years, resident in the Republic of Ireland and in full time third-level education. If you are 16 or 17 years of age, we require the consent of your parent or guardian for you to open an account. Fees and charges apply for using your Debit Card for purchases and cash withdrawals in a foreign currency. Terms and Conditions apply. For overdrafts and loans, you must be 18 years or older. Lending criteria, terms and conditions apply. A parental/guardian guarantee may be required.