Entrance Scholarship Awarded At Maynooth University

Clodagh Pouch

Former Holy Family Community School student Clodagh Pouch’s significant performance in the Leaving Certificate 2023 has been acknowledged and celebrated by Maynooth University. A first year student in the BSc Psychology degree, Clodagh is one of over 70 Maynooth University Entrance Scholars, each having achieved 575 points or more in their Leaving Certificate examination.

Maynooth University President Professor Eeva Leinonen presented each scholar with a bespoke piece of crystal in recognition of their achievement during the awards ceremony held on the campus on October 25th. Family members and guests were treated to an evening of music and refreshments.Speaking about the event, Director of Admissions, Ita McGuigan said ‘we are delighted to celebrate with Scholarship recipients, their family and schools, their outstanding achievement in the Leaving Certificate. Tonight, we had over 70 Scholars from more than 60 schools from all over Ireland in attendance, who chose to study at Maynooth University’.The €1,000 Entrance Scholarship is awarded to incoming first year students, via the CAO, who have obtained 575 points or more in their Leaving Certificate.Academic and sport scholarship information features among more than 80 talks planned for each of the Maynooth University Open Days coming in 2024 on April 27th and June 29th. More information is available at www.mu.ie/opendays.Pictured: Holy Family Community School Leaving Certificate 2023 student Clodagh Pouch who received a Maynooth University Entrance Scholarship, pictured with Maynooth University President Professor Eeva Leinonen. 

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