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Edith and Leslie Downer Entrance Scholarship

The Edith and Leslie Downer scholarship has been set up in memory of the mother and father of the President Emeritus of the University, Professor Roger Downer. The scholarship will be awarded to the student with the highest Leaving Certificate points enrolled in any one of the following degree programmes:

  • BSc Nursing (General)
  • BSc Nursing (Mental Health)
  • BSc Nursing (Intellectual Disability)

The award is tenable for one year and is valued at €1000. The successful applicant must be a full-time student, be an Irish citizen, have lived most of his/her life, received their education, and be a permanent resident of Ireland. 

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Recent recipient

2019 - Emma Theresa Hill, BSc Nursing (General)

Past Scholarship recipients

2017 - Nina Proskurnya, BSc Nursing (General)

2016 - Kate Newe, BSc Nursing (General)

2015 - Chloe O' Connell, BSc Nursing (General)

2014 -  Laura Griffin, BSc Nursing (General)

2013 -  Megan Quinn, BSc Nursing (General)

2012  - Eoghan McDermott, BSc Nursing (General)

2011 -  Kate Mary Steward, BSc in Nursing (General)

2010 - Tara Holmes, BSc Nursing (General)

2009 -  Ida Carroll, BSc Nursing (General).

2008 -  Aine Sheridan, BSc Nursing (General)

2007 -  Kelly Collins, BSc Nursing (General)