Statkraft awards Bursaries to top Energy Engineering Students

1 Dec 2022
L-R: Cal Healy (UCC), Helen Buckley (UCC), Donal O'Sullivan (Statkraft), Dominic O'Sullivan (UCC), Thomas Beese (UCC Student), Kate McDermott (UCC Student) and Aoibheann Maxwell (UCC Student)

Huge congratulations to the following students who each were awarded a bursary of €2,000 for their performance in their respective years. 

Aoibheann Maxwell – best 2nd year Energy Engineering student 2021/22

Thomas Beese - best 3rd year Energy Engineering student 2021/22

Kate McDermott - best 4th year Energy Engineering student 2021/22

These are the first of the bursaries to be awarded since the launch of the initiative in November 2021.

Statkraft, Europe’s largest renewable energy producer,  announced its funding of three scholarships for students of the Honours Bachelor of Energy Engineering degree at UCC.

The company, which has its Irish base in Cork, will donate €18,000 to support the university’s top Energy Engineering undergraduate students for a period of three years, commencing this academic year. Each successful student will receive a bursary of €2,000.

Aoibheann, Thomas and Kate were invited to the Statkraft offices where they were personally commended on their achievement.  

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