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Six third-level Agricultural science students, including Mairead Fox from Moate, have received The Agricultural Science Association’s (ASA) professional work experience travel bursaries.
Since its establishment in 2008 Naughton Foundation Scholarships worth over €4million have been presented to 175 remarkable young people in the fields of science, engineering and technology in publicly funded third level institutions in Ireland, north and south.
Minister for Finance Michael Noonan and Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Paschal Donohoe presented the first Budget of the Minority Government Fine Gael-Independent Coalition. Ministers Noonan and Donohoe announced that the total Budget package of €1.3bn favours expenditure increases over revenue reductions by three to one reflecting the Government’s commitment to rebuilding and investing in public services. More detail will be included in the Finance Bill to be published later this month.
The 2015 Martin Sheridan Bursary awards were presented by the Cathaoirleach of Mayo County Council, Cllr Michael Holmes, to the recipients recently at the Martin Sheridan Memorial Community Centre. Now in its third year, the awards are for sports people who have excellent potential, outstanding ability, and the desire to perform at the highest level possible in their chosen sport and have the potential to bring recognition and success at national and international level to Mayo. The awards are designed to assist in the cost of education, training, travel, and equipment.
Galway theatre company Fregoli will perform a new original production on August 21 and 22, as a result of being awarded the Michael Diskin Arts bursary last year.
Now that the CAO application is complete and the HEAR and DARE applications are under way, the next series of applications are for students with high standards of achievement in extracurricular pursuits such as sports, performance arts, and creative arts. For those currently studying in fifth year or transition year, this might be the right time to explore the opportunities and benefits your extracurricular pursuits can bring you when applying for a place at third level.
Twenty-five sports scholarships have been awarded to GMIT students who have excelled in individual sports. The programme is worth €32,000 in scholarships and bursaries across all five GMIT campuses, in addition to a complete range of support for the students’ sport and academic requirements.
An Athlone student was the recent recipient of an Ericsson bursary worth €2,750.
For the second year running, Music Generation Mayo is offering financial assistance, in the form of a bursary scheme to exceptional music students residing in Mayo, aged from 10 to 18 years. Bursaries will be made available to defray the costs of accessing recognised expert music tuition or purchasing a musical instrument. This scheme is designed to allow gifted young musicians to further advance their skills and/or upgrade to a professional instrument.
The Michael Diskin Arts Award will close to applicants on Friday October 17 at 5pm, following a one-month extension to its original application deadline.