Carlow College Scholarship Recipients

Debra Sherlock, Karen Wills, Saoirse Behan who all received the ‘Mature Student Entrance Scholarship’.

Carlow College, St Patrick’s is pleased to congratulate students on their recent scholarship awards. Students from Carlow, Laois, Kildare and Wexford received awards under the categories of ‘Academic Achievement Entrance Scholarship’ and ‘Mature Student Entrance Scholarship’ with ten students across all degree programmes being honoured.

In congratulating the students Dr Thomas Mc Grath, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Registrar said,

“Carlow College, St. Patrick’s is delighted to make these scholarship awards to our well-deserving students, during their first year of study with us. We look forward to watching you progress through your chosen degree and wish you every success with your future studies.”

This is the first year of this newly developed scholarship programme, unfortunately, like many events around the world, a planned awards ceremony at Carlow College, St Patrick’s has been postponed. The students in receipt of these inaugural scholarships will be celebrated at an event hosted by the College at a later date.

At Carlow College, St. Patrick’s, we place our students at the centre of everything we do, giving them the support needed to excel during their time with us. Recently this has included reimagining how we deliver education to our students. We are proud of the hard work and dedication shown by our students and how they have embraced these changes.

· Further information regarding the scholarships is available at

· Carlow College, St. Patrick’s will host a CAO Change of Mind, Virtual Q&A session on Thursday 25th June from 2–5pm. Visit for details.

· Carlow College, St. Patrick’s is Ireland’s second oldest third level College, established in 1782, with a vibrant campus in the heart of Carlow town. The College has a rich tradition of education since its foundation, specialising in degree level education in the Arts, Humanities and Social Studies areas. The College has a strong reputation for the high quality of its education; an engaging staff committed to research and is student-centered with extensive academic and pastoral supports. The College is committed to furthering community engagement and partnership in the region, through undertaking a range of collaborative community-based initiatives.

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