Gram­mar School stu­dent is awarded a €20k schol­ar­ship

The Sligo Champion - - NEWS -

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

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