Janssen/UCC Biotechnology Degree Scholarship

At a glance

  • Value:  €2,500
  • You must be a current UCC Student registered in the BSc Biotechnology programme, year 3  to be eligible for this scholarship
  • Questions about this scholarship can be directed to H.Bohane@ucc.ie

Janssen is one of the world’s leading research-based pharmaceutical organisations, and is part of the Johnson & Johnson Group of companies, the largest diversified healthcare group in the world. Janssen Biologics established its operation in Ringaskiddy in 2005 on a 100 acre site producing biomedicines for the treatment of immune related diseases and also new and innovative cancer treatments.

This scholarship was set up in 2017/18 in conjunction with the launch of the new BSc Biotechnology degree programme at UCC. The Scholarship is awarded to a third year BSc Biotechnology student following an application process:

  1. Third year BSc Biotechnology students submit their CV and an essay on ‘The Future of Biotechnology’ [approx. 500 words];
  2. Candidates are shortlisted for interview and one Scholarship is awarded.

The adjudicating panel will consist of the BSc Biotechnology Programme director and 1-2 industry representatives, as nominated by Janssen Biologics.

Each shortlisted student will receive a suitably inscribed commemorative plaque for their achievement in being shortlisted for this prestigious award.

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