Scholarships And Awards

Undergraduate Awards

FIDELITY INVESTMENTS PRIZE
The prize consists of a crystal trophy and a cash award. The Prize and trophy is awarded each year for the best final year project in the BSc in Information Technology. The project may be a group or an individual project. The Prize will be awarded to the project deemed to have the highest academic and practical standard. This prize is sponsored by Fidelity Investments.


IT PRIZE FOR BEST FOURTH YEAR B.Sc. IT BUSINESS PLAN
This cash prize is awarded each year for the best final year Business Plan in the BSc in Information Technology. This prize is sponsored by the Department of Information Technology.


RYAN HANLEY AWARD (WEST REGION) STUDENT ENGINEERING PRIZE
The competition is intended for final year engineering undergraduates taking full time degree courses at third level institutions located within the West Region. The competition is designed to promote excellence in research, written submissions and presentation skills among undergraduates. Winners are awarded a cash prize.


THE FRANK LYDON AWARD
Arup Consulting Engineers sponsor the Frank Lydon Award for the best Final Year Project in Civil Engineering, at NUI Galway. This annual award is in honour of Frank Lydon, the former Managing Director of the company, who was a graduate of Civil Engineering. The winning student will receive a cash prize, which is doubled if the student goes on to postgraduate study.


MEDTRONIC PRIZE IN BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING
The Medtronic Prize is awarded to the student of Biomedical Engineering who achieves first place in the final year of the course leading to the B.E. degree. This is a cash award.


MCS KENNY INTERNATIONAL PRIZE IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
MCS Kenny International sponsor this cash prize for the best individual project by a student of Mechanical Engineering in the final year of the course leading to the B.E. Degree.


NORTEL NETWORKS PRIZE
The Prize consists of a cash award and a commemorative trophy. The Prize is awarded to the project deemed to have the highest academic and practical standard with strong emphasis on the level of innovation shown by the student(s) involved. The Prize is not be limited to any specific technical area in Electronic Engineering.

The P.J. TOBIN AND CO. GOLD MEDAL AND RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIP IN CIVIL ENGINEERING
The Gold Medal is awarded annually, on the results of the B.E. Examination in Civil Engineering, and on the recommendation of the Professor of Civil Engineering after consultation with representatives of the donor company.


RPS Prize
This prize is awarded by RPS Group to the students who achieve 1st Place in 3rd Year B.E. Environmental Engineering Degree and for 1st Place in 3rd Year B.E. Civil Engineering Degree. The RPS prize is a monetary prize.


LAING O’ROURKE UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME
Laing O’Rourke provide financial support to students for the duration of the undergraduate degree. Students studying for the B.E. degree at NUI Galway are eligible to apply. Work placements within the company are organised during vacations and/or any industrial training period.


Graduate Awards

THE GRAHAM TECHNOLOGY AWARD
The prize consists of a cash award. The Prize will be awarded each year for the best project in the H.Dip. in Applied Science (Software Design & Development). The project may be a group or individual projects.


THE P.J. TOBIN RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIP IN CIVIL ENGINEERING
The Research Scholarship is awarded annually on the recommendation of the Professor of Civil Engineering after consultation with representatives of the donor company. IT is available only to a graduate registering for a higher degree in Engineering and undertaking research work in Civil Engineering. The Scholarship is intended to help to defray travel and other costs incurred by the candidate in the pursuit of his/her research.