€4,000 giveaway in Third Level Educational Bursary Award Scheme
For immediate release
6th October 2018
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 Saturday 6th October.
The winners of the bursary were Mary Murphy, Paul Murphy, Emily Cronin and Andrew Law Braney who each received an award for €1,000.00 each.
Speaking about the awards, Joy Clifford Vaughan, Youth Officer, Killarney Credit Union stated “This year, we had the highest amount of applicants for our Third Level Bursary Award. 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”.
70 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 Mary Murphy from Kilcummin who is studying education at Mary Immaculate College, Paul Myers from Barleymount who is studying Computer Science in CIT, Emily Cronin from Sheheree, Killarney who is studying Business in University of Limerick and Andrew Law Braney from Kenmare who is studying Art in Limerick School of Art and Design
“Supporting education is very important to us in the credit union and we have given out €20,000 to date to students attending third level through our involvement in the bursary award” stated Pat Sheehan, Chairman, Killarney Credit Union.
Andrew Law-Braney, Paul Myers, Mary Murphy and Emily Cronin, recipients of the Killarney Credit Union Third Level Bursary Award 2018, with Pat Sheehan,(Chairman, Killarney Credit Union) and Joy Clifford-Vaughan (Youth Development Officer, Killarney Credit