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Applications Now Open for Eric and Barbara Kinsella Scholarships

13 February 2023

Previous Eric and Barbara Scholarship Awardees

Trinity College Dublin School of Engineering is excited and grateful to announce that applications are now open for the Eric and Barbara Kinsella Scholarships. These scholarships were established by Eric and Barbara Kinsella with the goal of supporting talented engineering students in reaching their full potential.

The scholarships are available for all second-year students who are enrolled in the Engineering (BAI/MAI) or Engineering with Management (BSc(Ing)/MAI) programmes and who have successfully completed their first year of study with a minimum of a second-class honours in their first-year exams. The successful scholarship recipients will receive a €5,000 award per annum for the remaining years of their degree program in the School of Engineering, up to four years of study.

Since the scholarships were established, 31 students have received this award, and the goal is to have a minimum of 20 scholarships available in the School at any given time. This scholarship is a fantastic opportunity for students who are passionate about engineering and want to further their education and career.

Dr Alan O’Connor, Head of School of Engineering Trinity College Dublin, said:

“Since 2015, the Eric and Barbara Kinsella Scholarships are awarded to students of outstanding engineering potential within our Senior Freshman year. From speaking with previous scholarship recipients, this award has the potential to be life changing. I’d encourage all our eligible students to consider this opportunity and apply before the deadline. I wish you all the very best of luck with your application.”

Details on how to apply for the Eric and Barbara Kinsella Scholarships are included in this brochure. All eligible students are encouraged to apply and take advantage of this incredible opportunity.

Trinity College Dublin School of Engineering is proud to offer this scholarship program, and the college’s commitment to supporting talented students in their academic pursuits is reflected in the success of the program so far. With applications now open, students have the chance to further their education and achieve their dreams of a successful career in engineering.


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