Four Galway students win DCU scholarships for academic excellence

Maeve Gallagher, a former student of Presentation College Athenry, has been presented with a €1000 Academic Scholarship to study at DCU. The scholarship was awarded to Maeve, currently a first year student in Communication Studies, in recognition of receiving more than 550 points in the Leaving Certificate. Pictured with Maeve are her former school Principal, Evelyn Concannon, Professor Brian MacCraith, President of DCU and Professor John Doyle, Executive Dean of Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Maeve Gallagher, a former student of Presentation College Athenry, has been presented with a €1000 Academic Scholarship to study at DCU. The scholarship was awarded to Maeve, currently a first year student in Communication Studies, in recognition of receiving more than 550 points in the Leaving Certificate. Pictured with Maeve are her former school Principal, Evelyn Concannon, Professor Brian MacCraith, President of DCU and Professor John Doyle, Executive Dean of Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Four Galway students have been presented with a €1000 Academic Scholarship to study at DCU. The scholarships were awarded to the following students in recognition of them achieving 550 points or more in the Leaving Certificate.

Ruth Keogh, from Salthill, attended Coláiste Iognáid and is studying Global Business (USA ); Bryan Mulry from Ballinasloe is studying Business Studies International and is a former pupil of Garbally College, Ballinasloe; Maeve Gallagher is a past pupil of Presentation College Athenry and a native of Athenry. She is currently studying Communication Studies; Piotr Sekula, from Knocknacarra is a former Coláiste Éinde, Salthill pupil and is studying Applied Language & Translation Studies.

€120,000 worth of scholarships were presented to 120 First Year students at DCU on achieving more than 550 CAO points at Leaving Certificate or equivalent. Awardees were joined at a special presentation ceremony at the Helix by their parents and former school principals. Each student received a commemorative certificate and the school principals were presented with a plaque to display in the school marking the significant achievement of their past pupil.

A scholarship valued at €1000 is awarded to students who gain the required number of points, meet the specific entry requirements and register to study with any of DCU’s five faculties: Engineering and Computing; Humanities and Social Sciences; Science and Health; DCU Business School and the Institute of Education DCU.

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