239 Entrance Scholarships were awarded to first year students in University College Cork (UCC).
Entrance Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic achievement in the school leaving examinations. Students represented 115 schools in Ireland and 1 school in Poland.
Entrance Scholarships recognise and celebrate students' commitment to excellence and their desire to succeed and reach their full potential in their chosen degree programme. Professor John O'Halloran, President of UCC, in his Welcome Address said 'UCC will nurture your talent and inspire you through our mission of learning, teaching and research so that you can lead the way to find new solutions to the most significant, most important and most urgent objectives of humanity'.