Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT ) this year awarded scholarships worth €67,000 to some 21 first year students in the college.
Ten of the students received academic scholarships for having the highest points in the Leaving Certificate in their respective areas of study in GMIT.
The scholarships were awarded at a formal reception in the college this month presided over by GMIT president Michael Carmody and GMIT registrar Michael Hannon. The recipients of the scholarships are: Sean Mannion from Cahergal, Tuam, Co Galway, who is studying a B Sc in construction economics and quantity surveying and is a past pupil of St Jarlath’s College in Tuam; Maria Melrose from Ballina, Co Mayo, who is studying a B Arts in applied social studies and is a past pupil of St Mary’s Secondary School, Ballina; Alison Meehan from Kilkerrin, Ballinasloe, Co Galway who is studying a B Arts in art and design and is a past pupil of Glenamaddy Community School; Luke Morgan from Claremount, Oughterard, Co Galway, who is studying a B Arts (Hons ) in film and documentary and is a past pupil of Colaiste Einde, Threadneedle Road, Galway; Alexandra Bourke from Subulter, Kanturk, Co Cork who is studying a B Bs in culinary arts and is a past pupil of Scoil Mhuire, Kanturk, Cork; Glen Forde from Dunmore, Co Galway, who is studying a B Bs (Honours ) in accounting and is a past pupil of Dunmore Community School; Emma Carter from Cartoor, Moycullen, Co Galway, who is studying a B Sc (Hons ) in general nursing and is a past pupil of Dominican College, Taylors Hill, Galway; Adrian Kinsella from Roundwood, Co Wicklow, who is studying a B Sc (Hons ) in design and techology education and is a past pupil of Avondale Community College, Rathdrum, Co Wicklow; Leisha McGrath from Tulla Road, Ennis, Co Clare who is studying a B.Sc. (Hons ) in medical science and is a past pupil of Rice College Christian Brothers, Ennis; and Lisa Collins from Luimneagh West, Corrandulla, Co Galway, who is studying a Bachelor of Business degree