Grammar School student is awarded a €20k scholarship
Student, Liam Doheny has been awarded a Naughton Foundation scholarship worth €20,000 at a ceremony at the Trinity College Biomedical Science Institute in Dublin.
The award was presented by founding patrons of the Foundation, Dr. Martin Naughton and his wife Carmel who were joined by Minister for Education and Skills Richard Bruton.
A former student of Sligo Grammar School, Liam has accepted a place at UCD studying Engineering and he joins 36 students who were awarded third level scholarships towards their studies in the areas of engineering, science and technology. Since its establishment in 2008 scholarships worth over €4million have been awarded to more than 200 students. There is one guaranteed scholarship (€20,000) for each participating county, with the exception of Cork and Galway where there are two scholarships awarded and four for Dublin. Each scholarship is worth €5,000 per annum for each year of a student’s three or four year undergraduate degree. The Grammar School was also presented with a prize of €1,000.
Liam with Minister Bruton