(PROVISIONAL)

2017/2018

SPECIAL UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS AND PRIZES

Undergraduate Scholarships and Prizes are awarded on the basis of the previous year's Examination results, i.e. those listed in the 2017/2018 University Calendar are based on Summer Examination 2017 results.

UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIPS AND PRIZES

Confined to University College Cork

*THE ANN MOLONEY BURSARY
The Ann Moloney Bursary, sponsored by Enable Ireland, acknowledges the contribution made by Ann Moloney in linking UCC psychology graduates to the applied work setting. Ann worked for over 30 years as a lecturer in the Applied Psychology Department at UCC and also as Principal Psychologist at Enable Ireland Cork. Enable Ireland is a national organisation that provides a range of services including therapy, intervention and support services for children and adults with a physical disability. The Bursary, to the value of €1,000, will provide an opportunity for a psychology graduate to avail of a part-time work placement in the psychology department at Enable Ireland Cork.

THE BRENDAN McDONAGH AWARD
The Irish Traditional Music Society of UCC has contributed to a fund in memory of a past Auditor Brendan McDonagh (1968-1989). The award consists of a grant of up to c. €381 given annually towards the cost of an Irish traditional instrument. Any full-time UCC student may apply. The Awards Committee shall consist of the Head of the Music Department, the Auditor of the Society, and the Head of the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences. Applications must be submitted to the Music Department before the end of May in any academic year. Application forms are available from the Music Department.

THE BRIAN O'DONOVAN MUSIC PRIZE
The Boston branch of the University College Cork Alumni Association, in collaboration with Boston College and University College Cork, have established a yearly scholarship affording a deserving Music student from UCC the opportunity to participate in the highly acclaimed Gaelic Roots Festival and Summer School of Traditional Music. The prize was created in collaboration with Brian O'Donovan, host of WGBH Boston's A Celtic Sojourn, who was honoured by the alumni with the establishment of the scholarship.
The Brian O'Donovan Music Prize is a prestigious prize offering the recipient an award equivalent to about €1,270. It also creates a link between UCC and Boston College. The prize was first awarded in the academic year 2000-2001.
The prize will include return airfare to Boston, and accommodation and registration fees at Gaelic Roots, a music, song and dance summer school held in Boston.

COLLEGE SCHOLAR
Title of College Scholar will be awarded to all first class honours recipients, in each degree programme within the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences, without any financial award. The qualifying standard for the award of any of the above scholarships/titles is First Class Honours.

*THE DERMOT KEOGH PRIZE IN IRISH HISTORY
Professor Dermot Keogh was on the staff in University College Cork for thirty years. He taught in the Department of History between 1980 and 2010. He was Jean Monnet Professor in the Department of History at UCC between 1990 and 1996 and Professor of History from 1997. He served as Head of Department between 2002 and 2009. His works include Ireland and Europe, 1919-1948 (Gill & Macmillan, Dublin, 1988; Hibernian University Press, Cork & Dublin, 1989); Ireland and the Vatican: The Politics and Diplomacy of Church and State, 1922 -1960 (Cork University Press, Cork, 1995); and Jews in Twentieth Century Ireland: Refugees, anti-Semitism and the Holocaust (Cork University Press, Cork, 1998, 2002 and 2006); Jack Lynch: A Biography(Gill and MacMillan, Dublin 2008).

To mark Professor Keogh’s long association with UCC, a prize fund has been instituted for the annual award of ‘The Dermot Keogh Prize in Irish History’. 

The following conditions will apply to the award:

THE DONAL (DOC) GLEESON INSTRUMENTAL TUITION AWARDS
In memory of their colleague, Donal Gleeson, the Dublin Postal Clerks Branch of Communication Workers Union has established a fund to enable the University to provide a number of Instrumental Tuition Awards. Not more than four awards will be made each year to deserving undergraduate students in the Music Department to help them defray the cost of the individual instrumental lessons they are required to take with an approved teacher. One of these will be made to a student who wishes to take tuition for an Irish Traditional Instrument. In considering students for these awards, account will be taken of the financial circumstances of those who apply for them as well as their level of instrumental proficiency where "Instrumental" may be interpreted to include the notion of solo singing and singing lessons. The selection of students for the award shall be made by the Head of the Music Department and the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences (or his/her nominee). Selection shall be based on the student's end of year recital.

*THE EDWARD AND MATILDA RYAN SCHOLARSHIP
The late Miss Mary Ryan, who had been Professor of Romance Languages for the period 1909-38, made a bequest of €1,778 to the University for the purpose of endowing a summer holiday scholarship or a scholarship of short period for the study of French in France. More than one scholarship may be awarded. Candidates who shall not be native speakers of French must have obtained an aggregate of 180 out of 300 marks in French in the First University Examination in Arts in University College Cork or in the First University Examination in the BComm (Hons) (European) (or, in the case of students taking a BCL (Hons) in Law and French, must have obtained an aggregate of 240 marks out of 400) and must be pursuing French to honours degree level in the University. Two scholarships may be awarded and the current value of each scholarship is c. €2,500.

*THE ETHNA BYRNE COSTIGAN MEMORIAL PRIZE (NOT ON OFFER THIS YEAR)
Professor Ethna Byrne Costigan, who was Professor of Romance Languages in University College Cork from 1940 to 1970, made a bequest to UCC of €2,539. The current value of the prize is c. €125. 
1. The Prize, deriving from the income of the Bequest, will be offered for award annually. 
2. The Prize shall be called "The Ethna Byrne Costigan Memorial Prize". 
3. The Prize is to be awarded to the student obtaining the highest marks in the Second Year Examination in Italian to enable that student attend a summer programme in an Italian university. 

 *THE GRADUATE OF THE YEAR AWARD
This award, which consists of a prize of €2,000 and a parchment, is made annually to the most distinguished student of the year. The award, which is normally confined to students who have graduated during the preceding session in the College/Faculty first chosen by them and in the minimum prescribed time is made after the presentation of a report from the Accreditation Committee. In making the award both academic distinctions and the part played in the public life of the University are taken into consideration.

*ISTITUTO ITALIANO DI CULTURA PRIZE FOR PROFICIENCY IN ITALIAN
This cash prize of €200, which is presented to University College Cork by the Istituto Italiano di Cultura, is awarded in connection with the Second Year Summer Examinations. No candidate whose native language is Italian is eligible for the award.

THE JAMES AND MARY HOGAN PRIZE IN HISTORY
This prize is presented by the family and friends of James Hogan, Professor of History at UCC (1920-1963), in memory of James Hogan and his wife, Mary. It is awarded for the best seminar dissertation in History in the BA (Hons) Degree Examination. The qualities sought in this paper will be original research and interpretation combined with broad and mature historical thought.

THE JENNIFER O'REILLY PRIZE IN MEDIEVAL HISTORY
The late Dr Jennifer O'Reilly, MRIA, FSA, taught Medieval History in University College Cork from 1975 to her retirement in 2008. After her retirement, she continued to teach History of Art in UCC. Her generous spirit and passion for her subject inspired affection and respect in all her students. Her contribution to scholarship was immense and recognised internationally in the fields of history, art history and iconography, theology, patristics, and manuscript studies. To mark Dr O'Reilly's profound contribution to teaching and research in the School of History, University College Cork, a prize fund has been instituted for the annual award of "The Jennifer O'Reilly Prize in Medieval History". The prize will be awarded in the first instance to the student with the best BA seminar dissertation in Medieval History, achieving at least First Class Honours. In the event of no candidate reaching the required standard in the BA Seminar dissertation in Medieval History, the prize will be awarded to the student with the best written assignment in Third Year Medieval History (3,000 words or above), also achieving at least First Class Honours.

*THE J. J. LEE HISTORY PRIZE
This prize, in honour of Professor Joe Lee, former Head of History at UCC, will be awarded on an occasional basis for an outstanding performance by a single-honours History student (awarded overall First Class Honours). Alternatively, it may be awarded on the same basis to the highest ranked Major Honours student achieving an overall First Class Honour or to the Joint Honours student with the most First Class Honours in Third Arts as appropriate.

*THE JOHN A. MURPHY PRIZE IN IRISH HISTORY
Professor John A. Murphy was on the staff of University College Cork for 30 years and retired from the Chair of Irish History in 1990. He developed his chosen subject to a position of eminence, both nationally and internationally. He played a major role in several capacities in the governance of UCC. His works includeThe College: a History of Queen's/University College Cork (1845 - 1995), published in 1995 during the sesquicentenary
To mark Professor Murphy's long association with UCC, a prize fund has been instituted for the annual award of "The John A. Murphy Prize in Irish History". The value of the prize is currently €200.
The following conditions will apply to the award:

THE JOHN B. O'BRIEN ANNUAL PRIZE IN HISTORY
In order to perpetuate the memory of the late John B. O'Brien (Statutory Lecturer in Economic History from 1970 to 1999), his wife and family have funded an annual prize of €500. The prize will be awarded in the first instance for the best examination paper or alternative equivalent equal to at least one module, reaching at least 2H1 standard in Australian History. In the event of no candidate reaching the required standard in Australian History, the prize will be awarded, according to the same criteria, in Economic History. In the event of no candidate reaching the required standard in Economic History, the prize will be awarded, according to the same criteria, in Irish local history.

*THE JOHN BUSTEED MEMORIAL PRIZE IN ECONOMICS
Professor John Busteed was Professor of Economics and Dean, Faculty of Commerce at University College Cork from 1924 until his death in 1964. He was known as an inspiring teacher and was an enthusiastic supporter of the Adult Education Movement. Professor Busteed served on several Government Commissions, including the "Commission of Inquiry into Banking, Currency and Credit", for which he also wrote a notable Minority Report. He also acted as Chairman of the Joint Unity Committee of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions and the Congress of Irish Unions, which brought about the unification of the trade union movement. For many years he was also an honorary member of the Cork Chamber of Commerce.
Many of Professor Busteed's friends wish to perpetuate his memory and subscribed to a fund to achieve this. This fund was used for a number of years to organise an annual Busteed Memorial Lecture. It will now be used to fund the award of a series of annual prizes to students of Economics. An award of €350 will be made to the student who achieves the highest overall mark (i.e. yearswork and summer exam marks) in the current academic year in each of Arts I, II and III and Commerce I, II, III and IV as follows:

In the case of two students achieving the same overall mark, the student with the highest exam mark will be awarded the prize. If this fails to produce a winner, the prize will be awarded on the basis of an interview.

*THE JOSEPH G. HEALY MEMORIAL PRIZE (NOT ON OFFER THIS YEAR)
The University has received a sum from a donor who wishes to remain anonymous, for the provision of an annual book prize to perpetuate the memory of the late Dr. Joseph G. Healy, Professor of Spanish, who died in 1963. The current value of the book prize is approximately €250. The following

THE LEANORA HANRAHAN PRIZE IN HISTORY
The late Mrs. Leanora Hanrahan was a head tutor in the Department of History, UCC, for many years. To mark her dedication and kindness to generations of students, her family have established this Prize in her name. It is awarded to the best First Year student in History.

THE LIVING TRADITION WORLD MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP
The Living Tradition World Music Scholarship was established by the Cork music shop The Living Tradition in 1997. It enables a music student to undertake the study of an indigenous musical tradition in a country outside Europe. The proposed programme must be relevant to the Music Department's programmes in Ethnomusicology.

*THE MARY V. HART MEMORIAL PRIZE IN MUSIC
In memory of Mary Veronica Hart and her love of music this prize was established in 1978 by her three sons, all of whom graduated at University College Cork. The current value of the prize is c. €100.
The following conditions of award have been approved by the donors and by the Governing Body:

*THE MICHAEL P. MORTELL SCHOLARSHIP IN APPLIED MATHEMATICS
The scholarship shall be called "The Michael P. Mortell Scholarship in Applied Mathematics". The scholarship shall be awarded annually on the results of the Summer First University Examination to a student in Science or Arts. Those students who achieve 70% of the marks available in the First Arts Examination in Applied Mathematics or in the First Science Examination in the Applied Mathematics modules in CK407 or CK408, and who would be eligible for the award of a University Scholarship on the basis of their First Year Examination results shall be eligible for award of this scholarship.
The scholarship shall be used exclusively for the purpose of pursuing at University College Cork a BSc (Hons) Degree in which Applied Mathematics is one of the subjects with at least 25 credits in Second Year and at least 30 credits in ensuing years. The Scholarship Board, which will award the scholarship, shall consist of the Head of Department of Applied Mathematics, together with two of the permanent members of staff elected every three years by the Applied Mathematics Department members.
The value of the scholarship shall be €1,000 per annum and the scholarship shall normally be tenable for the student's undergraduate years. Students who are also in receipt of Higher Education Grants or other such awards may not receive the full value of the scholarship if the rules governing the other awards restrict the total amount of support that a student may receive in any one year. In the event of the scholarship not being awarded in a particular year, an additional scholarship or prize, valid for one year only, may, at the discretion of the Board, be awarded in the following year. The scholarship may be withdrawn if the attendance, progress or conduct of the scholar concerned, whether through illness or otherwise, is not considered satisfactory by the Scholarship Board. The scholarship shall be paid in equal amounts at the end of each Semester.

*THE NIALL J. WARE MEMORIAL PRIZE
A fund was raised by the family, colleagues and friends of the late Niall J. Ware who was Professor of Spanish from 1964 to 1978 and handed over to the Governing Body for the provision of an annual prize to be known as "The Niall J. Ware Memorial Prize". The current value of the prize is c. €200. The prize is awarded to the student who obtains first place in Spanish at the BA (Hons) Degree Examination, provided: 
1. That the prize be called "The Niall J. Ware Memorial Prize". 
2. The Academic Council considers that a sufficiently high standard has been attained. 
3. That the prize be awarded to the student who has obtained first place in Spanish at the BA (Hon) Degree Examination, provided that: 
     a. he/she has obtained First Class Honours in Spanish at the BA (Hons) Degree Examination and has passed the examination as a whole at the first attempt. 
     b. he/she has been a student in University College Cork, for the two years immediately preceding his/her BA (Hons) Degree Examination. 
     c. he/she has passed all his/her University Examinations in the minimum time and at the first attempt. 
     d. he/she is not a native speaker of Spanish. 
4. That the prize consist of a parchment and a sum of money.

*THE O'LONGAN MEMORIAL PRIZES
In 1918 some admirers of the literary work of Mícheál Óg Ó Longáin, a Cork poet (1766-1827), decided to inaugurate a fund to perpetuate his memory, in recognition of his efforts for the preservation and extension of Irish literature. In 1919 the fund of €178 was raised by public subscription. The committee in charge handed over the proceeds to the Governing Body of University College Cork, for investment in Irish securities, the annual interest thereon to be spent on book prizes for the encouragement of literary work in the Irish language. The total amount now available each year for these prizes is c. €500.
The following conditions of award of the prizes were adopted by the Governing Body: 
1. That the prizes be called "The O'Longan Memorial Prizes", each book to be stamped "Duais i gcuimhne ar Mhícheál Óg Ó Longáin". 
2. That they be awarded for merit in original composition in Irish, either prose or poetry. 
3. That the subject of composition be at the discretion of the competitor. 
4. That the prizes be open to competition among student members of University College Cork, as well as graduates of not more than two years' standing. 
5. That the adjudication be made by the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences, whose award shall be final. 
6. That where merit is shown the prizes may be divided. 
7. That a first prize be not awarded more than once to any competitor. 
8. That the last day in any year for receiving compositions be the opening day of Semester 2. 
9. That the compositions be sent to the Head of the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences. 
10. That a competitor may be required to give proof of the genuineness of a composition. 
11. That the prizes be not awarded unless literary merit be shown. 
12. That if the prizes be not awarded in any year, the proceeds from the fund be used as an addition to the library grant for the purchase of Irish books, magazines, pamphlets and MSS., such books, etc., to bear a stamp showing the source from which they have been provided.

*THE PEEL MEMORIAL PRIZES
The income from the Peel Memorial Fund (now c. €750) p.a. is utilised to provide prizes for award annually on the same conditions as the Graduate of the Year Award. The prizes take the form of books or instruments, to be selected by the winner but subject in every case to the approval of the College/Faculty Heads concerned.

*THE PETER DEMPSEY AWARD IN APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY
Rev. Professor Peter Dempsey, OFM, Cap., retired from the Chair of Applied Psychology in 1982 having been a full-time member of the staff of University College Cork for thirty-one years. During that time he successfully brought his chosen subject to a position of eminence not alone in UCC but in Ireland. He was the first Professor of Applied Psychology in UCC and many of his former students and colleagues felt that they wished to mark the work of Professor Dempsey permanently by the institution of an award to enable a student to pursue postgraduate studies in Applied Psychology. The current value of the award is c. €1,000.

*THE SEÁN Ó RIADA MEMORIAL PRIZE
The colleagues of the late Seán Ó Riada, who had been a member of the staff of the Department of Music in University College Cork, from 1963 to 1971, subscribed to a fund of €508 for the provision of an Annual prize to be known as "The Seán Ó Riada Memorial Prize". The Seán Ó Riada Memorial Prize (currently valued at c. €400) will be awarded to the candidate in the BMus (Hons) Degree Examination who has, in the judgement of the examiners, displayed the deepest understanding of the nature of Irish Traditional Music either at an academic or performance level, or both, provided: 
1. The Academic Council considers that a sufficiently high standard has been attained; 
2. The successful candidate has been a student in University College Cork, for the four years immediately preceding the BMus (Hons) Degree Examination concerned; 
3. He/she had not passed the First University Examination in Music more than three years before presenting for the BMus (Hons) Degree Examination concerned; and 
4. He/she has presented for the BMus (Hons) Degree Examination for the first time and is adjudged to have passed therein.

*THE SHARON TREACY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
In memory of Sharon Treacy, her friends and colleagues at UCC have established a fund to provide a Scholarship for a CK101 (BA-Arts) mature student (who doesn't already hold a degree) who receives highest marks in four subjects on the first sitting of the First Arts examination. This scholarship commemorates both aspects of Sharon's life at UCC. The current value of the scholarship is c. €300.

THE STAF GEBRUERS MEMORIAL PRIZE IN MUSIC
The annual prize, sponsored by Tom and Ann Jago, is in honour of Staf Gebruers (1902-70). From 1924, Staf Gebruers was carillonneur, organist and choirmaster of St Colman's Cathedral in Cobh and for almost fifty years played a major role in the musical life of his adoptive town and country. Further details about him may be found at http://www.music.ucc.ie/dept/docs/SGebruers.pdf.

*Note: These awards are funded from endowments made by the respective donors to the University for awards to be made in perpetuity. The funds donated are invested, and the annual income is the amount available for the award. Due to fluctuation in the investment market, the amounts available from year to year may vary, upwards and downwards; for this reason, the value of any award referred to in this section is indicative only, and may be higher or lower when the amount of the award is completed.

ARTHUR COX PRIZE
Arthur Cox is committed to encouraging students to avail fully of the opportunities that university offers them; to be innovators and catalysts for change; consistently to stretch themselves and increase their potential; and to contribute towards a sound society and dynamic economy. Arthur Cox is proud to sponsor a €500 prize to an excellent student who has also made a significant contribution to UCC life.

Eligibility to apply
Students ranked within the top 15 students in any of the BCL programmes: BCL; BCL (Clinical); BCL (International); BCL (Law and French); BCL (Law and Irish], on the basis of 2014/2015 second year results will be eligible to apply for the award.

Selection Panel
Applications for the Arthur Cox Prize will be reviewed by a Prize Committee made up of the Dean of Law at UCC (or her nominee); an Arthur Cox representative and the Head of the Student Experience, UCC  (or their nominee).

Arthur Cox and UCC reserve the right not to award the prize in any given year should no candidate meet the standard expected by the Prize Committee.

BCOMM III AWARDS

BComm III Year/Semester Abroad - €1,800/€900
Students who have completed Year 2 of the BComm Degree and who have been accepted for Study Abroad in Year 3 in either the US or Canada will be eligible for An International Business Education Scholarship (IBES). Scholarships will be awarded to the students who received the highest marks overall in Year II of the BComm Degree. Students who are in receipt of a scholarship from the host university are ineligible.

BComm III Transferrable Skills Placement/Project Prize - €1,000
Students will be eligible for Transferrable Skills Placement/Project Award if they have completed the Transferrable Skills Placement Module in Year 3 of the BComm Degree. Students must self-nominate for the prize.  Applications will be reviewed by a Prize Committee made up of the BComm Programme Director(s); the BComm Placement Manager, and a member of the BComm Board of studies (or their nominee).  In the event of a tie involving two or more qualified students, the prize will be divided equally among them.

*THE BLOOMSBURY PRIZE
Bloomsbury Professional offers a prize worth €500 in legal texts and bibliographies to students in Law. The prize will be awarded to the student having the highest marks in the First Civil Law Examination at the first attempt.

*THE BRIAN DILLON MEMORIAL PRIZE
An annual award to commence in academic year 2012/2013.

To be awarded to the undergraduate student who obtains the highest mark in Criminal Law at his/her first attempt, provided he/she obtains the level of distinction (1H).  The Prize shall consist of the following:

A sum of €500 (five hundred euro) will be provided annually to cover the cost of the scroll and the cost of the engraved medal, with the balance remaining to be awarded to the student as a cash prize.

This Prize is to be administered annually by the School of Law, UCC. Cork University Foundation to secure the funds annually in support of the Prize.

The donor (Mr Paul Dillon, Australia) may nominate someone to present the Prize on his behalf.

COLLEGE SCHOLAR

School of Business
The title College Scholar will be given to all students who achieve first class honours in their end of year examinations but who are not awarded an Undergraduate Scholarship.

School of Law
The title College Scholar will be given to all students who achieve first class honours in their end of year examinations but who are not awarded an Undergraduate Scholarship.

THE CORK SOCIETY OF CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS: BURSARY FOR BSc (Hons) (ACCOUNTING) STUDENTS
The above scheme will continue in operation for the academic year 2008/2009 and subsequent years, and will be awarded on the following basis:
An award of €1,000 will be made to the student who achieves the highest overall mark in the third year of the BSc Accounting Degree.

*THE DOWNEY PRIZE 
A fund of €267 was raised by the colleagues and friends of the late Mr. Joseph Downey, who was Secretary and Bursar of University College Cork from 1912 to 1944, and handed over to the Governing Body for the provision of an annual book prize, to be known as "The Downey Prize". The prize (currently valued at c. €750) is awarded on the results of the Summer BComm (Hons) Degree Examination, provided: 
1. The Academic Council considers that a sufficiently high standard has been attained. 
2. The successful candidate has been a student in University College Cork, for the four years immediately preceding the examination. 
3. He/she had not passed the First University Examination in Commerce more than three years before the BComm (Hons) Degree Examination is taken.

THE EDWARD AND MATILDA RYAN SCHOLARSHIP
The late Miss Mary Ryan, who had been Professor of Romance Languages for the period 1909-38, made a bequest of €1,778 to the University for the purpose of endowing a summer holiday scholarship or a scholarship of short period for the study of French in France. More than one scholarship may be awarded. Candidates who shall not be native speakers of French must have obtained an aggregate of 180 out of 300 marks in French in the First University Examination in Arts in University College Cork or in the First University Examination in the BComm (Hons) (European) (or, in the case of students taking a BCL (Hons) in Law and French, must have obtained an aggregate of 240 marks out of 400) and must be pursuing French to honours degree level in the University. Two scholarships may be awarded and the current value of each scholarship is c. €2,500.

*THE EDWARD P. CAHILL PRIZE (NOT ON OFFER THIS YEAR)
Mrs Angela Cahill has established the Edward P. Cahill Prize, together with the Department of Accounting, Finance and Information Systems and with University support. This prize is to acknowledge the contribution made by her husband Professor Edward Cahill, the first Professor of Accounting at University College Cork, a position he held from 1988 until his death in 2005.
The Prize will be awarded annually and will consist of a medal and a cash prize of circa €750 (depending on the annual income from the fund). At present there are no funds available, but there are medals in stock.
The Edward P. Cahill Prize will be awarded to the student who achieves the highest overall marks in the final year of the BSc Accounting degree.

THE GERARD O'KEEFFE MEMORIAL PRIZE
In memory of the late Mr Gerard O'Keeffe, Solicitor, formerly of Kanturk, Co. Cork, Mr Niall O'Keeffe has agreed to provide an annual sum of €1,000 for the provision of "The Gerard O'Keeffe Memorial Prize". In addition, the prize-winner's name will be engraved on "The Gerard O'Keeffe Memorial Prize" plaque, located in the School of Law.
The prize will be awarded to the student in any of the BCL programmes: BCL; BCL (Clinical); BCL (International); BCL (Law and French); BCL (Law and Irish), or in the LLB programme, who obtains, at his/her first attempt at the relevant examinations, the highest overall mark when the marks achieved in the examinations in Law of Torts I (LW1106) and Law of Torts II (LW1107) are combined.

 *THE GRADUATE OF THE YEAR AWARD
This award, which consists of a prize of €2,000 and a parchment, is made annually to the most distinguished student of the year. The award, which is normally confined to students who have graduated during the preceding session in the College/Faculty first chosen by them and in the minimum prescribed time is made after the presentation of a report from the Accreditation Committee. In making the award both academic distinctions and the part played in the public life of the University are taken into consideration.

THE JAMES D. DONEGAN MOOT COURT PRIZE
This prize is to be awarded annually to the student who in the opinion of the judges is the outstanding speaker at the Annual Gala Moot Court. The value of the monetary prize to be awarded will be determined annually.
The prize is generously donated by S. Donegan & Co. Solicitors, Cobh, Co. Cork.
Jim Donegan was the fourth successive generation of his family to practice as a solicitor in Cork. He studied law at UCC and, after qualifying as a solicitor, he practised in Cork city and county for a period of fifty years. During that time he served with distinction as President of the Southern Law Association, as Dean of the Notaries Public in Ireland and as a Council Member of the Law Society of Ireland.

THE JOHN BUSTEED MEMORIAL PRIZE IN ECONOMICS
Professor John Busteed was Professor of Economics and Dean, Faculty of Commerce at University College Cork from 1924 until his death in 1964. He was known as an inspiring teacher and was an enthusiastic supporter of the Adult Education Movement. Professor Busteed served on several Government Commissions, including the "Commission of Inquiry into Banking, Currency and Credit", for which he also wrote a notable Minority Report. He also acted as Chairman of the Joint Unity Committee of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions and the Congress of Irish Unions, which brought about the unification of the trade union movement. For many years he was also an honorary member of the Cork Chamber of Commerce.
Many of Professor Busteed's friends wish to perpetuate his memory and subscribed to a fund to achieve this. This fund was used for a number of years to organise an annual Busteed Memorial Lecture. It will now be used to fund the award of a series of annual prizes to students of Economics. An award of €350 will be made to the student who achieves the highest overall mark (i.e. yearswork and summer exam marks) in the current academic year in each of Arts I, II and III and Commerce I, II, III and IV as follows:

In the case of two students achieving the same overall mark, the student with the highest exam mark will be awarded the prize. If this fails to produce a winner, the prize will be awarded on the basis of an interview.

THE KPMG PRIZES
KPMG, Chartered Accountants, offer to the University an annual sum of €450 for the provision, annually, of two prizes of €250 and €200 respectively in Accounting. The prizes will be subject to the following conditions of award which have been approved both by the firm and the Governing Body: 
1. That each prize be called "The KPMG Prize". 
2. That the first prize be awarded to the student who has obtained the highest marks, and the second prize be awarded to the student who has obtained the second highest marks, in the overall Second University Examination in the BSc (Hons) Accounting Degree programme.
3. That in the event of a tie involving two or more qualified students, the total amount of prize(s) be divided equally among them.

THE MATHESON UNDERGRADUATE PRIZE IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY LAW
1. The prize shall be called "The Matheson Undergraduate Prize in Information Technology Law".
2. The prize of €635 shall be awarded annually to the student whose project in Information Technology Law (LW2261) achieves the highest mark. 
3. The right is reserved not to award the prize if, in the opinion of the adjudicators, no student has achieved a sufficiently high standard. 
4. The adjudicators shall consist of the staff member responsible for Information Technology Law and a representative of Matheson. 
5. The copyright in the work submitted shall inhere jointly in the student and Matheson.

THE O'CONNOR PYNE & CO. PRIZE FOR FIRST AND SECOND BSc ACCOUNTING STUDENTS
Commencing in the 2015/16 academic year, O'Connor Pyne & Co will sponsor annual prizes to eligible students who achieve the highest combined aggregate mark over first year and second year in their first sitting of:

In the event of a tie in the specified subjects, the prizes will be awarded to the student who achieves the highest total aggregate mark for the second year (ex. 1200) of the BSc Accounting Degree in his/her Semester 1 and Semester 2 examinations. In the event of a further tie, the prizes will be shared.

Details of the prize are as follows:

First prize €750
Second prize €500
1st year and 2nd year BSc Accounting students are eligible to compete for the above prizes.

This sponsorship will commence for the 2015/16 academic year, and will be for an initial period of three years, after which it will be reviewed. 

THE OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS LAW PRIZE
Oxford University Press offer a prize worth £150 (Sterling) in OUP books to students in Law. The prize will be awarded to the student having the highest overall marks in the second year undergraduate law programmes at the first attempt, as determined by the Dean of the School of Law.

*THE PEEL MEMORIAL PRIZES
The income from the Peel Memorial Fund (now c. €750) p.a. is utilised to provide prizes for award annually on the same conditions as the Graduate of the Year Award. The prizes take the form of books or instruments, to be selected by the winner but subject in every case to the approval of the College/Faculty Heads concerned.

THE PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS PRIZE
PwC is committed to encouraging students to avail fully of the opportunities that university offers them; to be innovators and catalysts for change; consistently to stretch themselves and increase their potential; and to contribute towards a sound society and dynamic economy. PwC is proud to sponsor a €500 prize to an excellent student who has made a significant contribution to UCC life.

Eligibility to apply
Students ranked within the top 15 students in any of the Business programmes: BComm; BComm (International); BSc Accounting; BSc Business Information Systems; BSc Finance; and BSc Food Marketing and Entrepreneurship, on the basis of 2014/2015 second year results will be eligible to apply for the award.

Selection Panel
Applications for the PwC Prize will be reviewed by a Prize Committee made up of the Head of Cork University Business School (or his nominee); a PwC representative, and the Head of the Student Experience, UCC (or his nominee).

PwC and UCC reserve the right not to award the prize in any given year should no candidate meet the standard expected by the Prize Committee. This sponsorship will commence for the 2014/15 academic year and will be for an initial period of three years, after which it will be reviewed.

*THE PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS PRIZE IN ACCOUNTING
PricewaterhouseCoopers, Ireland, have agreed to give the University an annual sum of €1,000 and a gold medal for the provision of the PricewaterhouseCoopers Prize, on the following terms:

*THE PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS PRIZE IN COMMERCIAL LAW
PricewaterhouseCoopers, Ireland, have agreed to give the University/College an annual sum of €1,000 and a gold medal for the provision of the PricewaterhouseCoopers Prize, on the following terms:

THE PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS PRIZE FOR FIRST YEAR COMMERCE
PricewaterhouseCoopers sponsor annual prizes to the eligible students who achieve the highest combined aggregate mark in their first sitting of AC1100 (Introduction to Accounting), EC1207 (Principles of the Micro Economy), MA1100 (Introductory Mathematics for Business) and ST1023 (introduction to Business Statistics) in Year 1 of the Degree of Bachelor of Commerce. In the event of a tie the prizes will be shared.

Details of the prizes are as follows:
First prize €1,000
Second prize €500
Third prize €300
This sponsorship will commence for the 2014/15 academic year and will be for an initial period of three years, after which it will be reviewed.

THE PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS PRIZE FOR SECOND YEAR COMMERCE
PricewaterhouseCoopers sponsor annual prizes to the eligible students who achieve the highest combined aggregate mark in the core subjects of Year 2 of the Degree of Bachelor of Commerce; AC2204 (Introduction to Management Accounting), AC2205 (Intermediate Management Accounting), EC2200 (Economics of Managerial Decision Making), EC2211 (Economics-Production and Costs), EN2005 (Writing and Communication), IS2200 (Business Systems Analysis and Design), MG2003 (Consumer Behaviour and Sustainable Consumption), MG2007 (Enterprise Planning and Processes), MG2011 (People and the Organisation), and MG2902 (Market Research). In the event of a tie the prizes will be shared.

Details of the prizes are as follows:
First prize €1,000
Second prize €500
Third prize €300

This sponsorship will commence for the 2014/15 academic year and will be for an initial period of three years, after which it will be reviewed.

THE PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS PRIZE FOR FIRST ACCOUNTING AND FIRST FINANCE STUDENTS
PricewaterhouseCoopers will sponsor annual prizes to the eligible students who achieve the highest combined aggregate mark in their first sitting of:

In the event of a tie in the specified subjects, a prize will be awarded to the student who achieves the highest total aggregate mark for the year (ex. 1200) in his/her Semester 1 and Semester 2 examinations.  In the event of a further tie, the prizes will be shared.

Details of the prizes are as follows:
First prize €1,000
Second prize €500
Third prize €300

1st year BSc Accounting and 1st year BSc Finance students are eligible to compete for the above prizes.

This sponsorship will commence for the 2015/16 academic year, and will be for an initial period of three years, after which it will be reviewed. 

*THE PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS PRIZE FOR SECOND ACCOUNTING AND SECOND FINANCE STUDENTS
PricewaterhouseCoopers sponsor annual prizes to the eligible students who achieve the highest combined aggregate mark in their first sitting of AC2100 (International Financial Reporting 1), AND AC2101 (Consolidated Financial Statements and Reporting) AND AC2101 (Introduction of Taxation). In the event of a tie in the specified subjects, a prize will be awarded to the student who achieves the highest total aggregate mark for the year (ex.1200) in his/her Semester 1 and Semester 2 examinations. In the event of a further tie, the prizes will be shared.

Details of the prizes are as follows:
First prize €1,000 Euro
Second prize €500 Euro
Third prize €250 Euro
2nd year B.Sc. Accounting and 2nd year B.Sc. Finance students are eligible to compete for the above prizes. 
This sponsorship will commence for the 2012/13 academic year, and will be for an initial period of three years, after which it will be reviewed.

PwC INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP: BComm III YEAR ABROAD - €1,800
PricewaterhouseCoopers, Ireland, have agreed to give the University an annual sum of €1,800 for the provision of the PricewaterhouseCoopers Prize, on the following terms:

Students who have completed Year 2 of the BComm Degree and who have been accepted for Study Abroad in Year 3 in either the US, Canada or Singapore will be eligible for an International Business Education Scholarship (IBES). The scholarship will be awarded to the student who received the highest marks overall in Year II of the BComm Degree. Students who are in receipt of a scholarship from the host university are ineligible.

This sponsorship will commence for the 2014/15 academic year and will be for an initial period of three years, after which it will be reviewed.

UCC CIMA Prizes
€200 with parchment to the B.Sc. Accounting or B.Sc. Finance student who attains the highest combined grade in the Winter sitting of AC1109 and in the Summer sitting of AC1115, and who passes all first year exams without compensation in their first attempt.
€200 with parchment to the B.Commerce student with the highest combined grade in the Winter sitting of AC2204 and in the Summer sitting of AC2205, and who passes all second year exams without compensation in their first attempt. 

The A&L Goodbody EU Law Essay Prize
A&L Goodbody propose to sponsor an award for the best essay in EU Law module LW2204 Economic Law of the European Union in the first semester of 2015/2016 (and for each year thereafter for a period of 3 years).  A&L Goodbody is proud to sponsor the prize of an iPad, which will be awarded for the highest mark achieved.


The A&L Goodbody Company Law Prize
A&L Goodbody propose to sponsor the exam in LW3345 Company Law: Fundamental Concepts and Doctrines in the first semester of 2015/2016 (and for each year thereafter for a period of 3 years). A&L Goodbody are proud to offer the prize of a place on the A&L Goodbody Summer Intern Programme (SIP) and an additional cash prize of €500 for the highest mark achieved in the exam for LW3345.

*Note: These awards are funded from endowments made by the respective donors to the University for awards to be made in perpetuity. The funds donated are invested, and the annual income is the amount available for the award. Due to fluctuation in the investment market, the amounts available from year to year may vary, upwards and downwards; for this reason, the value of any award referred to in this section is indicative only, and may be higher or lower when the amount of the award is completed.

THE BECKMAN COULTER-LABPLAN PRIZE
The Beckman Coulter-Labplan Prize was established in 1994 by Beckman Instruments Ireland Ltd, and is awarded annually to the Fourth Year Honours Microbiology student who obtains the highest overall mark in the final year examination. The prize is valued at €317 and consists of a Travel Grant to cover a trip to a relevant Research Conference, or to cover a short study trip to a cognate laboratory.

*THE BOYLE FOOD SCIENCE PRIZE (NOT ON OFFER)
Mrs. Ita Kirwan, daughter of the late Professor Connell Boyle, formerly Professor of Agriculture and Dean of the Faculty of Dairy Science in UCC, and Professor Mary Boyle, formerly Professor of German in UCC, has donated a substantial sum of money to perpetuate the memory of her parents by endowing the Boyle Food Science Prize. The following conditions of the award apply:

*COLLEGE OF SCIENCE, ENGINEERING AND FOOD SCIENCE (SEFS) GRADUATE OF THE YEAR MEDAL
A specially commissioned medal and €2000 will be presented annually to the most outstanding SEFS student of the year with an additional prize of €1000 for the runner up. The SEFS Undergraduate Scholarships Committee will make arrangements for the judging of the awards.
The following conditions of award apply:

COLLEGE SCHOLAR
Title of College Scholar will be awarded to all first class honours recipients, in each degree programme within the College of Science, Engineering and Food Science, without any financial award. The qualifying standard for the award of any of the above scholarships/titles is First Class Honours.

*COMHAIRLE CATHRACH CHORCAÍ (CORK CITY COUNCIL) LORD MAYOR'S PERPETUAL TROPHY FOR BSc (Hons) ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE

 This prize was established in 2002 by Cork City Council and Fehily Timoney and Company, Consultants in Engineering and Environmental Sciences. It is awarded for outstanding performance in the final year of the BSc (Hons) Degree in Environmental Science at University College Cork. The prize consists of a perpetual trophy donated by the Cork City Council and a cash award, donated by Fehily Timoney & Company.  The award is made subject to the following conditions:

  1. The prize will be known as the Lord Mayor's Perpetual Trophy for Environmental Science. The trophy will have the wording "Comhairle Cathrach Chorcaí Lord Mayor's Perpetual Trophy Honours Graduate BSc (Hons) Environmental Science University College Cork".
  2. The prize will be awarded to the student obtaining the highest total mark in the award of honours for the BSc (Hons) Environmental Science Degree.
  3. At the discretion of the adjudicators, the prize may be shared by more than one candidate.
  4. The prize will consist of a monetary award, a parchment and a Perpetual Trophy (trophy to be held at UCC).
  5. The adjudicators comprise the Environmental Science programme Board.

THE CORK ELECTRONICS INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION PRIZE
The Cork Electronics Industry Association represents more than fifty companies in the Cork area, together with the IDA, FÁS, the Irish Trade Board, CIT and UCC. Since 1988, the Association has awarded an annual prize of a gold medal and parchment to the student obtaining first place in the Electrical and Electronic Engineering degree examinations at UCC. To celebrate UCC 150 the Association established this prize. 

THE ELI LILLY CHEMISTRY PRIZE
This prize valued at €1000 is awarded annually to the student who has obtained the highest mark in Chemistry and passed the Summer First University Examination in Science, at the first attempt, and who subsequently registers for an honours degree in Chemistry at UCC. In the event that a number of students secure the same mark in Chemistry, the highest overall aggregate mark will be employed.

THE DR ELMER MORRISSEY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Dr Elmer Morrissey graduated from UCC with a BE in 2002 and PhD in 2006. The Trustees of the Dr Elmer Morrissey Memorial Scholarship, consisting of classmates, colleagues and friends of the late Dr Morrissey, have raised a fund for the provision of an annual scholarship to be known as "The Dr Elmer Morrissey Memorial Scholarship", to recognise outstanding Engineering students who have excelled academically, in addition to making a positive contribution to student life. The value of the prize is c. €1,500, but this will vary with the income from the fund.

Students may apply for the scholarship subject to the following conditions:

  1. It shall be open to competition annually only among registered School of Engineering undergraduates and postgraduates who have achieved a mark of at least a 2H1, at the first attempt, in the previous Summer University Examination without compensation and without exemption.
  2. In the case of postgraduates, the applicant must have achieved an overall mark of at least a 2H1 for their undergraduate degree.
  3. To be eligible for application, students must be able to demonstrate their contribution to student life at the University, through activity in Clubs, Societies, or other forms of student activity.
  4. Applications shall be assessed by a selection committee with representation from UCC and the Trustees.
  5. The assessment shall take into account the academic record, the contribution to student life, and the environmental awareness of the applicants.
  6. In the case of postgraduates, it would be extremely beneficial if the applicant's area of research is in the area of environmental sustainability and/or renewable energy.
  7. Applicants may be required to participate in an interview with the adjudicators.
  8. No award shall be made in a given year if the adjudicators consider that the applications are of an insufficiently high standard.
  9. In the event that the award is not made in a given year, the sum concerned shall revert to the capital fund.

The above conditions may be varied from time to time, and will be reviewed annually.

THE FOSS PRIZE
Foss Ireland Ltd. award an Annual Prize to a final year undergraduate student in the BSc (Hons) (Food Science) or the BSc (Hons) (Food Technology) degrees. The prize will consist of a medal, certificate and bursary to assist the recipient to attend a suitable study tour or conference.
The following conditions of award apply: 
1. The award will be called "The Foss Prize". 
2. The Foss Prize will be open for competition among final year students in the BSc (Hons) (Food Science) and the BSc (Hons) (Food Technology) degrees in alternate years. 
3. To be eligible for the Foss Prize, a student will be required to obtain an honours standard in his/her final examination and submit a written proposal that documents a possible novel application of Foss instrumentation in Food Analysis or Food Product Development. 
4. The assessment will be made by the Head of the College of Science, Engineering and Food Science or nominee and the relevant Professor(s) (Food Chemistry/Microbiology and Food Technology in alternate years) in consultation with the Managing Director of Foss Ireland Ltd.

THE GEORGE GUILBAULT MEDAL (Analytical Chemistry)
To perpetuate the memory and to honour the academic achievements of the late Professor George G. Guilbault, the first Chair Professor of Analytical Chemistry at University College Cork (1995–2005) and Head of the Chemistry Department (1996-1998), the Agilent Technologies funded Analytical Chemistry Prize is awarded annually. Professor Guilbault, a pioneer in the field of biosensors, described the first immobilised enzyme prototype, a system used by NATO as its Nerve Agent Alarm from 1963 until 1985 and developed the first potentiometric biosensor for urea assay.
The following conditions of award apply: 
1. The award is termed the “The George G. Guilbault Medal”
2. The Prize is open to competition only among those candidates who obtain honours in Chemistry or Chemistry with Forensic Science (CFS) in the fourth year BSc (Hons) Degree Examinations.
3. The Prize is awarded to the candidate who has achieved the highest aggregate performance in analytical chemistry, comprising the modules CM4026, CM4027 and either module CM4207 (CFS students) or module CM4206 (Chemistry students).  In the event of two (or more) students have the same performance, the Prize will be shared.
4. The Prize consists of a medal and a cash award.

 *THE GRADUATE OF THE YEAR AWARD
This award, which consists of a prize of €2,000 and a parchment, is made annually to the most distinguished student of the year. The award, which is normally confined to students who have graduated during the preceding session in the College/Faculty first chosen by them and in the minimum prescribed time is made after the presentation of a report from the Accreditation Committee. In making the award both academic distinctions and the part played in the public life of the University are taken into consideration.

*THE GRADUATES' ASSOCIATION AWARDS IN ENGINEERING
Following the Engineering Graduates' Conference in 1989, the Graduates' Association decided to endow an annual award to the Engineering Faculty of University College Cork. Citations and cash awards are made each year for the best BE Project Report in the Departments of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering and Electrical and Electronic Engineering of the University. The following conditions of award apply:

A short-list of BE Project Reports is drawn up by each Department in the first week after the Easter Recess each year. The awards are made from among the short-listed Reports by the adjudicators who shall consist of the Head of the College of Science, Engineering and Food Science or nominee and two engineering graduate members of the Graduates' Association, one a Civil Engineer and one an Electrical Engineer. The engineering graduates are nominated by the Committee of the Graduates' Association. If the Graduates' Association fails to nominate the engineering graduates in any year, the Head of the College of Science, Engineering and Food Science or nominee shall nominate two UCC engineering graduates in their place. The current value of each award is c. €300.

*THE H. N. WALSH MEMORIAL PRIZE
In 1959 graduates of the Engineering School, University College Cork, subscribed €546 to a prize fund for the purpose of perpetuating the memory of the late Henry N. Walsh, who had been Professor of Civil Engineering in UCC for the period 1921-1957. It was the wish of the subscribers that the income therefrom be utilised annually for the provision of a prize consisting of a Gold Medal and cash award for competition among Third Year students in Engineering. The amount available each year for the cash award(s) is c. €1,600. It was later decided that the competition should be open to all undergraduate students in Engineering. The following conditions of award have been adopted by the Governing Body:

THE IEE PRIZE
The IEE Prize is awarded by the Institution of Electrical Engineers (IEE) each year to outstanding students who are undergoing or have completed a programme of study which has been accredited by the IEE or accredited by a National Institution with which the IEE has a mutual recognition agreement such as the Institution of Engineers of Ireland (IEI). IEE Council places no restriction on the manner in which the awards are used, but it is hoped they may help recipients in such matters as overseas travel or the purchase of books.
The Prize winners are nominated by each approved establishment on the basis of having shown distinction in a specified stage of a programme leading to the award of a first degree on an IEE accredited or mutually accredited programme. At UCC, the prize is awarded to the best student in the final year of the BE (Hons) (Electrical and Electronic Engineering) degree programme.
The Prize consists of a Certificate, a cheque to the value of €127 and two years' free membership of the Institution which comes into effect upon graduation.

THE INSTITUTE OF BIOMEDICAL SCIENCE PRESIDENT'S PRIZE
The Institute of Biomedical Science, in the name of its President, sponsors an annual prize for a student graduating from University College Cork from the Biomedical Science full-time BSc (Hons) degree programme which is accredited by the Institute. The following conditions of award apply: 
1. The award be termed "The Institute of Biomedical Science President's Prize". 
2. The Prize be open to competition only among those candidates who obtain the equivalent of honours in Biomedical Science in the final year BSc (Hons) Degree Examination. 
3. The Prize be awarded to the candidate who has obtained first place overall in the above BSc (Hons) (Biomedical Science) Degree Examination and has obtained the equivalent of Honours. 
4. The Prize consists of a cash award. 
5. The award to be presented by a senior member of the Institute of Biomedical Science.

THE IRISH CATTLE AND SHEEP FARMERS ASSOCIATION (ICSA) BURSARY
The Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers Association (ICSA) has donated a Bursary to Third Year undergraduate students in the BSc (Food Business) degree. This bursary will be awarded to the student in third year Food Business attaining the highest mark in the meat marketing project linked to FE3001. The ICSA is a representative association for cattle and sheep farmers, which negotiates on their behalf with government and EU elected representatives and officials.
The following conditions apply:

*THE JOE GANTLY PRIZE IN ENGINEERING
The late Joe Gantly, who was a Civil Engineering graduate of Trinity College Dublin, made a significant contribution to industry and education in the Cork Area. He served as Director of European Operations at Apple Computers, President of Cork Chamber, Chairman of the Cork Airport Authority and as a Governor of UCC.
In order to commemorate his contribution to Cork's business community (and to UCC), Cork Chamber has kindly donated a sum of €1500 per annum to establish the Joe Gantly Prize in Engineering. The prize will be awarded each year to the best student on the Work Placement module in the BE (Hons) programmes at UCC.
The conditions for the prize are as follows:

THE JOHN A. DELANEY MEMORIAL PRIZE IN PHYSICS
A prize may be awarded to commemorate Dr. John A. Delaney, College Lecturer in Physics from 1971 until his untimely death in 1999. The prize, which will consist of a certificate and the sum of €127, shall be awarded annually by the examiners for the best performance in Physics at the Summer First University Examination in Science. The minimum qualifying standard is First Class Honours, or 70% aggregate marks, in the Honours Physics course module.

THE JOHN JOSEPH MCCARTHY PRIZE IN CIVIL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING
Mr John McCarthy (BE' 79), Managing Director of John McCarthy BE and Partners has offered an annual prize, in memory of his father Mr John Joseph McCarthy (BE' 47) to the final year students of Civil and Environmental Engineering who have contributed significantly to sport at UCC. The Prize is by application and the value of the Prize will be €750. 

The conditions of the Prize are as follows:

Applications for consideration should be sent in the first instance to the Head of the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, University College Cork

THE KARL McCARTHY PRIZE
The late Dr. Karl McCarthy, Biocel Ltd, Little Island, established a Prize in Food Science. The Prize called "The Karl McCarthy Prize" will be awarded annually to the student who obtains the highest mark in the module FS Cereals and Related Beverages. The prize recognises the close association of the late Karl McCarthy with the beverage and brewing sectors in Ireland and the UK. The value of the Prize will be €635 per annum.

THE LIAM O'SULLIVAN MEMORIAL PRIZE
The late Liam O'Sullivan, who was tragically killed in a diving accident in 1996, was a first class honours student throughout his undergraduate career in Civil Engineering. During this time, he was also a leading member of the UCC Rowing Club. In order to commemorate his outstanding academic achievement and his commitment to UCC, his friends have provided an annual book prize for the best overall result in Second Year Civil Engineering. The value of the prize is c.€200.

THE MÁIRE MULCAHY PRIZE
1.This medal has been established in honour of the retirement of Professor Máire F Mulcahy, Head of Department of Zoology and Animal Ecology at University College, Cork. 
2. The prize is in the form of a gold medal, twelve of which were struck from a collection taken up in the department at the time of her retirement, and the first of which was awarded to Professor Mulcahy to mark the occasion.
3. The medal will be awarded annually to the best overall final year Zoology student within UCC at the Annual Prize-Giving Ceremony. 
4. The judges will be the academic staff of Zoology and Ecology disciplines in the School of BEES at UCC.

THE MICHAEL P. MORTELL SCHOLARSHIP IN APPLIED MATHEMATICS
The scholarship shall be called "The Michael P. Mortell Scholarship in Applied Mathematics". The scholarship shall be awarded annually on the results of the Summer First University Examination to a student in Science or Arts. Those students who achieve 70% of the marks available in the First Arts Examination in Applied Mathematics or in the First Science Examination in the Applied Mathematics modules in CK407 or CK408, and who would be eligible for the award of a University Scholarship on the basis of their First Year Examination results shall be eligible for award of this scholarship.
The scholarship shall be used exclusively for the purpose of pursuing at University College Cork a BSc (Hons) Degree in which Applied Mathematics is one of the subjects with at least 25 credits in Second Year and at least 30 credits in ensuing years. The Scholarship Board, which will award the scholarship, shall consist of the Head of Department of Applied Mathematics, together with two of the permanent members of staff elected every three years by the Applied Mathematics Department members.
The value of the scholarship shall be €1,000 per annum and the scholarship shall normally be tenable for the student's undergraduate years. Students who are also in receipt of Higher Education Grants or other such awards may not receive the full value of the scholarship if the rules governing the other awards restrict the total amount of support that a student may receive in any one year. In the event of the scholarship not being awarded in a particular year, an additional scholarship or prize, valid for one year only, may, at the discretion of the Board, be awarded in the following year. The scholarship may be withdrawn if the attendance, progress or conduct of the scholar concerned, whether through illness or otherwise, is not considered satisfactory by the Scholarship Board. The scholarship shall be paid in equal amounts at the end of each Semester.

*THE PEEL MEMORIAL PRIZES
The income from the Peel Memorial Fund (now c. €750) p.a. is utilised to provide prizes for award annually on the same conditions as the Graduate of the Year Award. The prizes take the form of books or instruments, to be selected by the winner but subject in every case to the approval of the College/Faculty Heads concerned.

 *THE PROFESSOR MICHAEL GRIMES STUDENT PRIZE
Professor Michael Grimes (Professor of Dairy Bacteriology 1940 to 1961, University College Cork) was the first microbiologist to be employed by UCC. Having completed his undergraduate studies in Canada at the Ontario Agricultural College, Guelph, (Associate Diploma in Agriculture in 1920), and at the University of Toronto (BA Chemistry and Bacteriology in 1921) and his postgraduate work in the US at Iowa State College (MS and PhD in Dairy Bacteriology completed in 1922 and 1923, respectively) he returned to a position in the Faculty of Dairy Science as a dairy bacteriologist. He became Professor of Dairy Bacteriology in 1940 thus creating the Department of Microbiology. Professor Grimes made a very significant contribution to the development of Microbiology as a discipline in UCC, both as a teacher and researcher. He was a major promoter of pasteurisation of liquid milk and he was very influential in having pasteurisation adopted for the treatment of liquid.
Today, the School of Microbiology in UCC is one of the largest in Ireland and contributes to teaching across a number of academic programmes. It is also the centre of a number of dynamic internationally recognised research programmes in Food, Medical, and Environmental Microbiology. The current strength of Microbiology in UCC is an impressive legacy of Michael Grimes and is a testimony to his vision, drive and ambition for his subject.
Professor Michael Grimes died on the 13th February, 1977. Dr Helen Grimes O'Cearbhaill has established a student prize to honour the memory of the late Prof. Michael Grimes. The Prize will be awarded annually, subject to the following conditions:
1.    The award shall be known as 'The Professor Michael Grimes Student Prize'. 
2.    The Prize shall consist of a parchment and a cash prize. 
3.    The Prize shall be awarded to the student who achieves the overall highest aggregate mark in the BSc (Hons) Microbiology Degree. The Prize shall only be granted to a student who receives a minimum of a 2H1 grade. 
4.    The Prize shall be awarded by the Academic Council on the recommendations of the Head of the College of Science, Engineering and Food Science (or nominee) and the Head of the School of Microbiology.
5.    The above conditions may be varied from time to time by the Governing Body, provided that such alterations are approved by the donor.

*THE REILLY PRIZE
For the purpose of perpetuating the memory of the late Professor J. Reilly, who was Professor of Chemistry and Head of the Chemistry Department in UCC for the period 1924-1959, the academic staff of the Chemistry Department have decided to fund a Prize to consist of a medal and cash award.
The following conditions of award apply: 
1. The award be termed "The Reilly Prize". 
2. The Prize be open to competition only among those candidates who obtain honours in Chemistry in the fourth year BSc (Hons) Degree Examination. 
3. The Prize be awarded to the candidate who has obtained first place in the above Chemistry Examination and has obtained First Class Honours. 
4. The Prize consists of a medal and a cash award.

*THE TADHG Ó CIARDHA PRIZE
The late Mrs. Irene Uí Chiardha, wife of Dr. Tadhg Ó Ciardha, formerly Professor of Statistics and President of University College Cork, provided a fund for the annual award of a prize to perpetuate the memory of her husband. The prize shall be awarded to the student who attains the highest marks in Statistics at the BSc (Hons) Degree Examination. The current value of the prize is c. €400.

*THE THORLEY SWEETMAN PRIZE
The late Dr. Thorley Sweetman was a postgraduate student and subsequently a staff member of the Department of Geology from 1979 to 1989. To mark his significant contribution to the department, his family, colleagues and students have donated the sum of €6,349 for the provision of an annual prize for the best BSc (Hons) Geology mapping project. The following are the conditions of the award: 
1. The prize will be called "The Thorley Sweetman Prize". 
2. It will be awarded to the BSc (Hons) mapping project awarded the highest marks in the final Honours examination. 
3. No award will be made in any year if the adjudicators consider that the BSc (Hons) mapping projects are of an insufficiently high standard. 
4. Where the class size is large, and sufficient merit is evident, two prizes may be awarded. 
5. The Prize will consist of a cash prize of, at present levels, €750 plus a parchment. In addition, a perpetual trophy to be inscribed annually will be displayed in the Department of Geology. 
6. The adjudicators shall comprise the Professor of Geology and the current External Examiner in Geology.

THE SAVILLS PRIZE FOR BSc (Hons) ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE
The Savills prize is awarded for the best overall performance in the third year of the BSc (Hons) Environmental Science Degree at University College Cork.  The award is made subject to the following conditions:

  1. The prize will be called "The Savills Prize for Environmental Science".
  2. The prize will be awarded to the student with best overall performance in the third year of the BSc (Hons) Environmental Science Degree.
  3. At the discretion of the adjudicators, the prize may be shared by more than one candidate.
  4. The prize will consist of a monetary award and a parchment.
  5. The adjudicators comprise the Environmental Science programme board.

THE SCI PRIZE
SCI have offered the University a prize in the amount of €1,500 to be awarded to the students who obtain the highest mark in each of First, Second and Third Year of the BE (Hons) (Electrical and Electronic Engineering) Degree. The prize is subject to the following conditions of award:
1. The prize to be called "The SCI Prize".
2. The prize is to be divided between the students who have obtained the highest aggregate mark in First, Second and Third Year BE (Hons) (Electrical and Electronic Engineering), provided they have passed all modules at the first attempt. Each student will receive a cash sum of €500 and a medal, which is to be organised by SCI.
3. In the event of a tie involving two or more eligible students, the total prize is to be divided equally among them.

THE MICROBIOLOGY SOCIETY PRIZE
The Society offers prizes for undergraduate students who are studying Microbiology in a recognised University in the UK and the Republic of Ireland. The Prize shall consist of £200stg, a certificate and one year's free undergraduate student membership of the Microbiology Society. The Prize is awarded to students in their penultimate year. At UCC, the Prize is given to the Microbiology student who achieves the highest aggregate mark at the Third Science Examination at the first attempt.

*Note: These awards are funded from endowments made by the respective donors to the University for awards to be made in perpetuity. The funds donated are invested, and the annual income is the amount available for the award. Due to fluctuation in the investment market, the amounts available from year to year may vary, upwards and downwards; for this reason, the value of any award referred to in this section is indicative only, and may be higher or lower when the amount of the award is completed.

*THE AODÁN Ó DONNCHADHA MEMORIAL PRIZE
The Final Medical class of 1990 subscribed to a fund for the provision of an annual prize to commemorate their late classmate Aodán Ó Donnchadha. The Extern for the Department of Paediatrics and Child Health will assess the best Paediatric projects under MX5090, and decide who should be awarded the prize, if necessary aided by advice from members of the Department of Paediatrics and Child Health. Shortlisted candidates should keep all information gathered as this may be required by the External Examiner. The award will be made provided the student chosen fulfils the other criteria
1. The prize will be called "The Aodán Ó Donnchadha Memorial Prize". 
2. The Academic Council considers that a sufficiently high standard has been attained. 
3. The successful candidate has been a student in University College Cork, for the three years immediately preceding the Final Medical Examination. 
4. He/she has taken and passed the whole of the Final Medical Examination and has taken each module for the first time.

THE ARCHER GOLD MEDAL IN PSYCHIATRY
The Archer Gold Medal in Psychiatry is awarded to the candidate who gains the highest marks in the Fourth Medical Examination in Psychiatry (HC4005). There is no money prize; the prize is a medal. The Archer Gold Medal in Psychiatry is sponsored by Fred Archer & Co., for which the School of Medicine, University College Cork is very grateful.

*THE BLAYNEY PRIZE 
This prize currently valued at c. €3,000 is awarded annually on the results of the Summer Final Medical Examination provided that:

THE CHARLES DONOVAN PRIZE IN DERMATOLOGY
Charles Donovan was born in Calcutta in 1863. In 1879, he was sent to live with his grandfather in Ireland and later became a student at the Queen's College, Cork. In 1891, he received a commission in the Indian Medical Service developing a particular interest in tropical diseases. In 1903 he described the causative agent of kala-azar, later known as the "Leishman-Donovan" body and, in 1905 he reported his findings on granuloma inguinale ("Donovanosis"). Charles Donovan was a student of this University who went on to receive international recognition in describing two diseases exhibiting cutaneous manifestations, and the School of Medicine considers him a most suitable person to be associated with this prize.
The prize will be awarded as follows:

The prize consists of:

The Charles Donovan Prize is donated by the Department of Medicine (Dermatology), South Infirmary/Victoria University Hospital, for which the School of Medicine, University College Cork is very grateful.

*THE CHARLES MEDALS (Anatomy)
In January, 1909, the Governing Body of University College Cork, received from John James Charles, MD, FRSE, formerly Professor of Anatomy and Physiology in Queen's College, Cork, a donation of guaranteed preference stock of the London and North-Western Railway Company, as well as a die, in order to provide a Gold Medal annually for competition among the students pursuing programmes in Anatomy or in Physiology at University College Cork. In 1960, the Governing Body decided that two medals should be provided annually - one for Anatomy and one for Physiology. At present there are no funds available, but there are medals in stock. The following conditions have been approved by

*THE CHARLES MEDALS (Physiology)
In January, 1909, the Governing Body of University College Cork, received from John James Charles, MD, FRSE, formerly Professor of Anatomy and Physiology in Queen's College, Cork, a donation of guaranteed preference stock of the London and North-Western Railway Company, as well as a die, in order to provide a Gold Medal annually for competition among the students pursuing programmes in Anatomy or in Physiology at University College Cork. In 1960, the Governing Body decided that two medals should be provided annually - one for Anatomy and one for Physiology. The following updated conditions apply:

COLLEGE SCHOLAR
Title of College Scholar will be awarded to all first class honours recipients, in each degree programme within the College of Medicine and Health without any financial award.

THE DEPARTMENT OF PHARMACOLOGY & THERAPEUTICS STUDENT PRIZE FOR EXCELLENCE IN PHARMACOLOGY
The Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics is sponsoring an annual prize to the student with the best overall results in Pharmacology based on PT1445 and PT2448, and best performance in the Pharmacology elements of PF3009, PF3010, PF3012, and PF4014. The value of the prize is €250 and the student will also be awarded a commemorative parchment. The following are the conditions of the award:

THE DR ANNE WILSON/DENTSPLY PRIZE IN DENTAL PHARMACOLOGY
In recognition of Dr. Anne Wilson's contribution to the teaching of Dental Pharmacology, Dentsply, have offered an award to the value of €200, to be awarded annually to the Third Dental student who achieves the highest marks in Dental Pharmacology at the first attempt.

*THE DR B. FOLEY MEDAL IN MICROBIOLOGY
This medal has been established to coincide with the retirement of Dr. B. Foley, Consultant in Microbiology at the Cork University Hospital and Lecturer in Medical Microbiology at University College Cork. The fund was established by invited subscription. It will be administered by University College Cork, which will act as its trustees.
The medal will be awarded annually to the student judged best in Medical Microbiology in the Graduate Entry Medicine Year 2/Direct Entry Medicine Year 3, on the basis of an examination in that year. Only students in UCC are eligible.
The judges will be the Consultant Medical Microbiologist(s) at the Cork University Hospital, and the Professor of Medical Microbiology UCC, or the Professor of Pathology UCC. The judges will determine the format of the examination. If more than one candidate is ranked first in written examinations, they will be invited to make a short presentation on an assigned topic of interest in Microbiology, and the prize will be awarded to the candidate the judges determine to have given the best presentation.
The prize will consist of a gold medal, and will be awarded at the Annual Prize-Giving.

 *THE GRADUATE OF THE YEAR AWARD
This award, which consists of a prize of €2,000 and a parchment, is made annually to the most distinguished student of the year. The award, which is normally confined to students who have graduated during the preceding session in the College/Faculty first chosen by them and in the minimum prescribed time is made after the presentation of a report from the Accreditation Committee. In making the award both academic distinctions and the part played in the public life of the University are taken into consideration.

THE DR JIM DORAN PRIZE IN EMERGENCY MEDICINE
Dr James (Jim) Doran was born in Cork in 1925, and after WWII he graduated in Medicine from UCC. After working as a GP in Nelson, Lancashire, England, Dr Doran returned to his native Cork to work in General Practice in Carrigtwohill, East Cork.
In that time he developed an abiding interest in and life-long commitment to Emergency Medicine, which culminated in running his own Ambulance Service from his practice in Carrigtwohill.  His son, Dr Hugh Doran, has continued the strong family connection to Emergency Medicine work in the Practice he took over on the death of Dr Jim Doran in 1995.

The Department of Emergency Medicine, CUH, in conjunction with the Doran family, wish to perpetuate his memory, by establishing a Prize, in recognition of Dr Jim Doran’s outstanding contribution and pioneering work in pre-hospital Emergency Medicine.  The Prize was established in 2012/2013.

The prize will be awarded as follows:

  1. Students in the Third Year/GEM2 Year of the Medical Programme at University College Cork are eligible for the prize.  Students will be invited to apply through a written selection process arranged by the Department of Emergency Medicine, CUH. 
  2. The top five applications will be selected from the written selection process and those students will be invited to make a 5 minute presentation to Professor Stephen Cusack, Professor of Emergency Medicine (or nominee) and Dr. Hugh Doran for the purpose of determining the winner of the Dr. Jim Doran prize. This Oral presentation is not part of the CP3005/GM2015 Examination. The Oral Presentation will take place in March.
  3. The Prize will be awarded to the student whose presentation is deemed best by the Judging Panel.

 The prize consists of:

  1. One month elective with London Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS) to be taken as an Elective during the summer preceding the Final Medical year. 
  2. A monetary prize to go towards the cost of flights and accommodation in London will be presented by the Dept. of Emergency Medicine, CUH, as a single, one-off payment to the winner of the Prize. 

The Dr. Jim Doran Prize is kindly sponsored by London Air Ambulance (the Charity which runs the Helicopter Emergency Medical Service), and the Department of Emergency Medicine, Cork University Hospital, for which the School is very grateful.  The School would also like to acknowledge the contributions of Dr. Tony Lynch in establishing this Prize.

*THE DR JOHN BEAUSANG PRIZE  (NOT ON OFFER THIS YEAR)
In 1990 the widow of the late Dr. John Beausang, who graduated from UCC in 1924, made a donation of €1,270 to UCC to endow an annual prize in the memory of her husband. The prize will consist of a cash award in the sum of c. €200. It will be awarded annually to the best essay written on the Family Attachment Scheme that comprises part of the Continuous Assessment for module HC2002 and GM1010. The Family Attachment Scheme, organised by the Department of General Practice, affords medical students early on in their programme the opportunity to meet with a family, one of whose members suffers from a long-term health problem. Students are required to write an essay about this learning experience. Those essays achieving honours standard will be judged by members of a patient representative group. The essay adjudged best will be awarded "The Dr. John Beausang Prize".

*THE DR. KAY (KATE) FLYNN MEMORIAL MEDAL IN PHYSIOLOGY
The friends and family of the late Dr. Kate Flynn have contributed c. €8,889 towards the award of a medal in Physiology. The following conditions apply: 
1. The award be termed "The Dr. Kay (Kate) Flynn Memorial Medal in Physiology". 
2. The award is open to competition annually amongst registered First Medical students in UCC.
3. The Medal is awarded to the student who passes the First MB Examination as a whole (no exemptions granted) at the first attempt in the Summer, and who obtains the highest mark in Physiology and First Class Honours in FM1010, FM1020, FM1030 and FM1040.

*THE EDWARD GURR PRIZES
Dr. Edward Gurr, PhD, FRIC, FLS, was attached to the Department of Anatomy, University College Cork, as an honourary Research Associate for a number of years. He was head of the Michrome Laboratories in London which manufacture dyestuffs used in Histology. To mark his association with the Medical School of the University, Dr. Gurr donated the sum of €1,300 for the provision of annual prizes in Histology for medical and dental students. The current value of each prize is c. €800. The following conditions were approved by the Governing Body:

(a) The top three students obtaining the highest histology marks in the continuous assessment exam in FM1010, FM1020, FM1030 and FM1040 and the top three students obtaining the highest histology marks in the continuous assessment exam in GM1001, GM1002, GM1003 will be invited to sit a written exam on the histological principles underlying tissue structure and it relationship to human health and disease; 
(b) The essays will be judged by a panel from the Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience and the winner will be awarded the “The Edward Gurr Prize”.

THE GAFFNEY PRIZE
An undergraduate prize in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine has been established in honour of Dr. Desmond Gaffney, former Chairman, Department of Anaesthesia, Cork University Hospital. A prize of €200 will be awarded annually for the best case report (1,500-2,000 words) by a Third Year Medical Student or Second Year Graduate Entry Medical student at UCC on a topic relevant to the practice of Anaesthesia and/or Intensive Care Medicine. Submission of case reports is optional for all Second Year Graduate Entry and Third Year Medicine students.
A list of possible case report titles will be available on Blackboard (CP3005/GM2015) in early January each year. Basic physiological or pharmacological topics can be discussed, but only in so far as they relate to clinical practice. Full details regarding submission criteria are available on Blackboard.

GOLD MEDAL IN RADIOLOGY
A specially commissioned Gold Medal in Radiology will be awarded annually by the Examiners for the best performance in Radiology at the Final Medicine Gold Medal in Radiology Oral Examination.  The mechanism for awarding the Gold Medal will be as follows:

  1. Each student will have an oral examination as part of Final Medicine Clinics.
  2. Examiners will be asked to nominate students (ideally 4-5 students) for a Gold Medal Oral Examination based on performance at the Clinics
  3. Nominated students’ performance will be reviewed Department head and Senior Lecturer in Radiology and CP5200 coordinator and students will only be considered for the Gold Medal if they achieve an Honours marks following Final Medical Clinics.  The list of nominated students will be approved by the CP5200 Module Co-ordinator.
  4. Nominated students will be invited to attend a Gold Medal Oral Examination, with the list of nominations being published on the evening before
  5. The Gold Medal will be awarded to the student whose performance is deemed by the Examiners to be the best at the Gold Medal Oral Examination
  6. At the Gold Medal Oral Examination, up to three students may also be nominated for entry into national competition for Henry Hutchinson Stewart Award in Radiology.

 *THE GRADUATE OF THE YEAR AWARD
This award, which consists of a prize of €2,000 and a parchment, is made annually to the most distinguished student of the year. The award, which is normally confined to students who have graduated during the preceding session in the College/Faculty first chosen by them and in the minimum prescribed time is made after the presentation of a report from the Accreditation Committee. In making the award both academic distinctions and the part played in the public life of the University are taken into consideration.

*THE JAMES M. O'DONOVAN MEDICAL PRIZE
The friends, past students and admirers of James M. O'Donovan, MSc, MD, FRCPI, who was Professor of Medicine in University College Cork for the period 1932-57, subscribed a fund of €761.84 for the provision of an annual prize to be known as "The James M. O'Donovan Medical Prize". The value of the prize is c. €1,750, but this will vary with the income from the fund. It is intended that it should be awarded to the successful candidate at the Final Medical Examination who has obtained the highest marks in Medicine (i.e. in module CP5200), provided that:

*THE JOHN KELLY PRIZE IN CLINICAL SURGERY
The friends, past students and admirers of John Kelly, MB, FRCS, a former Lecturer in Surgery in University College Cork, subscribed a fund of €1,182 for the provision of an annual prize to be known as "The John Kelly Prize in Clinical Surgery". The prize (currently valued at c. €600) is awarded to the candidate who has obtained the highest marks in Clinical Surgery at the Final Medical Examination, the award being made by the Extern Examiner in Surgery, provided that:

*THE MACCONAILL PRIZE
The family of the late Professor Michael A. MacConaill, in recognition of his outstanding and original contributions to knowledge of the functional anatomy of the locomotor system, wish to perpetuate his memory by establishing an award and have made a donation to the University for this purpose. The current value of the prize is €150.
The following conditions of award apply:

*THE MACCONAILL PRIZE IN CLINICAL ANATOMY
Michael A. MacConaill, formerly Professor of Anatomy in University College Cork, through his fundamental research into articular mechanics, has made possible major advances in Physical Medicine and Orthopaedic Surgery. In recognition of these contributions, and to underline the close relationship between Anatomy, Surgery and Medicine, an annual prize in Clinical Anatomy is awarded. The establishment of this prize was made possible by a donation from a private bequest transmitted through Dr. Denis Dooley, Inspector of Anatomy, Department of Health and Social Security, London. The current value of the prize is c. €300.
The following conditions of award apply:

*THE PEARSON MEDAL
The friends, past pupils and admirers of Charles Yelverton Pearson, MD, MCh, FRCS, formerly Professor of Surgery in the University, subscribed a fund for the provision of a Medal for annual award. The medal, which may be supplemented by a book prize, is awarded to the candidate who has obtained the highest marks in Surgery (i.e. module CP5100) at the Final Medical Examination provided that:

*THE PEEL MEMORIAL PRIZES
The income from the Peel Memorial Fund (now c. €750) p.a. is utilised to provide prizes for award annually on the same conditions as the Graduate of the Year Award. The prizes take the form of books or instruments, to be selected by the winner but subject in every case to the approval of the College/Faculty Heads concerned.

*THE P. F. FITZPATRICK PRIZE IN EPIDEMIOLOGY AND PUBLIC HEALTH MEDICINE
For the purpose of perpetuating the memory of the late Patrick F. Fitzpatrick, MB, DPH, Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Cork Health Authority, who made an outstanding contribution to the control of tuberculosis in Cork City, the Cork Anti-Tuberculosis Association and T. P. Mullen and Co., Ltd. have subscribed a fund for the provision of an annual prize to be known as "The P. F. Fitzpatrick Prize in Epidemiology and Public Health Medicine". The current value of the prize is c. €400. It is intended that it would be awarded to the student(s) who obtain(s) first place in HC3008 'Epidemiology for Evidence Based Healthcare' module at the Summer Third University Examination in Medicine provided that:

THE PRIZE IN FIRST YEAR GRADUATE ENTRY MEDICINE AND THE CERTIFICATE IN FIRST YEAR GRADUATE ENTRY MEDICINE
In 2008, following the first intake to the Graduate Entry to Medicine programme, it was decided to offer a Prize and Certificate on an annual basis to the students placed respectively First and Second overall in the Class in the Summer Examinations. The Prize and Certificate will be called "The Prize in First Year Graduate Entry Medicine" and "The Certificate in First year Graduate Entry Medicine" respectively. The Prize will be offered for award annually for the highest aggregate mark in the First Year Summer Examinations and the Certificate will be awarded annually to the student with the second highest aggregate mark in the Summer Examinations, assuming that First Honours are achieved in all subjects in both cases.
Candidates eligible for these Awards are those registered as First Year Graduate Entry to Medicine Students of University College Cork during the current session, whose aggregate marks places them first and second in the following modules: GM1001, GM1002, GM1003, GM1010 and GM1020.
The Prize and the Certificate will be not awarded unless high merit has been shown.
The sum awarded with the Prize is €500.
There is no sum awarded with the Certificate.

THE PRIZE IN SECOND YEAR GRADUATE ENTRY MEDICINE AND THE CERTIFICATE IN SECOND YEAR GRADUATE ENTRY MEDICINE 
A Prize and Certificate are offered on an annual basis to the students placed respectively First and Second overall in the Class in the Summer Examinations. The Prize and Certificate will be called "The Prize in Second Year Graduate Entry Medicine" and "The Certificate in Second Year Graduate Entry Medicine" respectively. The Prize will be offered for award annually for the highest aggregate mark in the Second Year Summer Examinations and the Certificate will be awarded annually to the student with the second highest aggregate mark in the Summer Examinations, assuming that First Honours are achieved in all subjects in both cases.
Candidates eligible for these Awards are those registered as Second Year Graduate Entry to Medicine Students of University College Cork during the current session, whose aggregate marks places them first and second in the following modules: GM2001; GM2006; GM2013; GM2015; GM2020; GM2030; GM2105.

The Prize and the Certificate will be not awarded unless high merit has been shown. The sum awarded with the Prize is €500. There is no sum awarded with the Certificate.

*THE R.G.G. BARRY PRIZE IN PAEDIATRICS
The friends, past students and admirers of Dr. R.G.G. Barry, MD, FRCP, FRCPI, DCH, who was first Professor of Paediatrics from 1970-1977, subscribed a fund for the provision of an annual prize (currently c. €1,000) to be known as "The R.G.G. Barry Prize in Paediatrics". The prize is awarded to the candidate who has obtained the highest marks in Paediatrics at the Final Medical Examination, the award being made by the Extern Examiner in the Department of Paediatrics and Child Health provided that:

THE SENSODYNE AWARD
Stafford Miller Limited offer a prize worth €127 together with a Perpetual Trophy for award in the School of Dental Hygiene. The Sensodyne Award will be presented annually to a student obtaining the best overall result in the Diploma in Dental Hygiene Examination at the first attempt, having completed the programme in the minimum time.

*THE SIR CHARLES CAMERON PRIZE
This prize, which consists of a medal and small monetary award will be awarded annually to the student who achieves the highest marks in the final year examinations of the BSc in Public Health Degree Programme.

THE TIMOTHY O'TOOLE MEDAL IN GENERAL PRACTICE
The friends, classmates and family of the late Dr. Timothy O'Toole, M.R.C.G.P., M.I.C.G.P. have established a fund in his memory. Dr. O'Toole was a 1980 graduate of University College, Cork, and worked in general practice in Cork from 1986 to 2003.
The 'Timothy O'Toole Medal in General Practice' will be awarded annually to the student who:

*THE WILLIAM KEARNEY PRIZE IN OBSTETRICS AND GYNAECOLOGY (NOT ON OFFER THIS YEAR)
The family of the late Professor William Kearney, formerly Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaeocology at University College Cork, established this prize to perpetuate his memory. The prize will be made each year to the person who obtains the highest mark in Obstetrics and Gynaecology (i.e. module CP5400) at the Final Medical Examination. The current value of the prize is c. €1,500.

*Note: These awards are funded from endowments made by the respective donors to the University for awards to be made in perpetuity. The funds donated are invested, and the annual income is the amount available for the award. Due to fluctuation in the investment market, the amounts available from year to year may vary, upwards and downwards; for this reason, the value of any award referred to in this section is indicative only, and may be higher or lower when the amount of the award is completed.


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