€4,000 giveaway in Third Level Educational Bursary Award Scheme
13th October 2017
Killarney Credit Union made a cheque presentation to the lucky winners of the Third Level Educational Bursary Award at a function at in the Beech Road office on Friday 13th October.
The winners of the bursary were Paul Murphy, Rosha Courtney, Fianait O Donoghue and Micheal McCarthy (his brother Eoghan accepted on his behalf) who each received an award for €1,000.00 each.
Speaking about the awards, Joy Clifford Vaughan, Youth Officer, Killarney Credit Union stated “in light of the increasing costs of attending third level, we are delighted to support these first year students as they begin their academic journey and also wish all those that applied continued success in their studies”.
Nearly 50 applications were received for the awards and applications were open for those who are attending third level for the first time and members of Killarney Credit Union.
The winning students were Paul Murphy from Beaufort who is studying Medicine in Trinity College, Rosha Courtney from Fossa, who is studying International Business with Spanish in Cork Institute of Technology, Fianait O Donoghue from Killarney who is studying Multimedia in St Johns Central College in Cork and Micheal McCarthy from Kenmare who is a studying Engineering in Cork Institute of Technology,
“Supporting education is very important to us in the credit union and we have given out €16,000 to date to students attending third level through our involvement in the bursary award” stated Pat Delaney, Chairman, Killarney Credit Union.
l-r Eoghan McCarthy accepting for his brother Micheal, Fianait O Donoghue, Pat Delaney, KCU, Rosha Courtney, Paul Murphy, Joy Clifford Vaughan, KCU