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RCSI Students Awarded Dr H H Stewart Medical Scholarships & Prizes at NUI Awards Ceremony

20 November 2014
At a ceremony on 12th November in the Royal Hospital Kilmainham, the Chancellor of the National University of Ireland, Dr Maurice Manning presented fellowships, scholarships and other valued at in excess of €1.2 million to graduates and students of the NUI.
 
Four RCSI students were awarded Dr H H Stewart Medical Scholarships & Prizes. The RCSI students were Evelyn Downes, NUI Dr H H Stewart Scholarship in Physiotherapy, Dr Brendan Crosbie, Dr H H Stewart Scholarship in Clinical Radiology, Danyal Khan, 2nd Prize in the NUI Dr H H Stewart Scholarship in Biochemistry and Ms Sarah-Jane O’Connor, Dr H H Stewart Scholarship in Pharmacy.
 
Speaking at the event, Dr Manning congratulated the recipients stating that ‘our celebration today is one of individual achievement. It is a tribute to the intelligence and creativity of some of the most gifted and dynamic members of the NUI community’ 
 
RCSI Award Winners 
Pictured (front row L-R, Professor Marie Guidon Head of the School of Physiotherapy in RCSI, Dr Attracta Halpin, Registrar of the NUI and Dr Maurice Manning, Chancellor of the NUI. Back row, Ms Evelyn Downes, NUI Dr H H Stewart Scholarship in Physiotherapy, Dr Brendan Crosbie, Dr H H Stewart Scholarship in Clinical Radiology, Danyal Khan, 2nd Prize in the NUI Dr H H Stewart Scholarship in Biochemistry and Ms Sarah-Jane O’Connor, Dr H H Stewart Scholarship in Pharmacy. 

Dr Manning also highlighted the role of the fellowships and scholarships awarded today; ‘the NUI, and each of our member institutions, considers that a key part of our mission and function is to make a positive contribution to the advancement of our society - through scholarly research and innovation, and through new forms of engagement and cultural expression. We are pleased to be able to provide these scholarships and awards to encourage, support and reward students in all of our constituent bodies in playing their role in this pursuit’.

In 2014, one hundred and thirty students and graduates from the NUI member institutions received awards. UCD, UCC, Maynooth University, NUI Galway, RCSI, St Angela’s College and NCAD were represented at the ceremony. For the first time, students from the overseas campuses in Bahrain and Penang featured among the award winners.