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Leaving Cert students 2014 awarded entrance scholarships in a number of Universities

Well done to Saint Joseph’s, Rochfortbridge, Co. Westmeath Leaving Cert students 2014 who were awarded entrance scholarships in a number of Universities. 

St Joseph’s were delighted with the number of students who received outstanding result in their Leaving Certificate exam and who were the proud recipients of entrance scholarship in the various universities.

Pictured above are Alan Rigney (Rhode), Laura O’ Sullivan (Rochfortbridge), Therese Walsh (Coralstown) and Callum Coffey (Delvin) who all received entrance scholarships to Maynooth University.

Therese and Laura are both studying Primary School teaching, Alan is studying law, German and Maths and Callum is undertaking a degree in Finance.

The scholarship is awarded to students who have achieved in excess of 525 points. Well done Laura, Therese, Callum and Alan.

Other students who received scholarship awards this year include Katie Killeen who received an excellence scholarship from NUI Galway. The scholarship received by Katie is awarded to students who have achieved a minimum of 560 points in their Leaving Certificate. The Excellence Scholarship is designed to recognise and reward Leaving Cert success for the highest achieving students and to encourage their on-going commitment to academic excellence. Katie was one of only 49 students nationally to achieve this scholarship. Katie is pursuing a degree in Engineering.

Congratulations also to Philip Giles (Kinnegad) and Laura Conway (Rhode) who on Thursday next will be presented with entrance scholarships at an awards ceremony in University College Dublin.

This scholarship is awarded to students who have achieved in access of 560 points or more in their Leaving Certificate Examination. It recognises both their exceptional academic ability and their commitment to their studies. Laura is pursuing a course in Pharmaceutical Science while Philip is undertaking a degree in Engineering.