The O’Connor Scholarship is worth €10,000 and is open to anyone who meets the following conditions:
- Graduate of UCC
- Born in Ireland
- With a parent whose surname on birth was O’Connor
- Planning to do a postgraduate course at UCC in 2017/2018
The O’Connor Scholarship was endowed by Mr. Dennis J. Doherty of Lynnfield, Massachusetts, to commemorate his wife Frances P. Doherty, his mother Catherine E. Doherty (née O'Connor) who came from Co. Kerry, and his sister Kathleen L. Doherty. One scholarship will be awarded on a competitive basis for 2016/2017, based on academic merit. The scholarship will be paid monthly over the academic session.
Candidates who meet all four criteria above should submit three hard copies of their scholarship application, in the form of a Curriculum Vitae (academic), to Ms. Anne Landers in the Student Records and Examinations Office, UCC, by Friday 1 September 2017. References may also be included.