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About the scholarship

The Philip Kelly Teva Excellence Scholarship is an annual scholarship funded by Teva Pharmaceuticals, Waterford to support an excellent undergraduate student during their studies in Waterford Institute of Technology. You can download the leaflet for the Scholarship here »

The Scholarship consists of:

  • An annual €3,000 scholarship allowance for 2nd, 3rd and 4th year, paid in 2 instalments per year (to a maximum value of €9,000)
  • A paid 3rd year work placement in Teva Pharmaceuticals Waterford *
  • Support for a relevant 4th year research project**

* Teva Pharmaceuticals reserve the right not to offer a 3rd Year work placement at their own discretion.
** Teva Pharmaceuticals reserve the right not to support the 4th year research project at their own discretion

Applications are invited from 1st year students with an average 2.1 grade (or above) in semester 1 of 1st year who are enrolled in any of the following courses: 

  • BSc (Hons) in Pharmaceutical Science  – WD147
  • BSc (Hons) in Science (Common entry) (WD002, incl. BIO/FOO/ PHA/PHY)
  • BSc (Hons) in Applied Computing (Common entry) (WD001, incl AAS /CLN/CFS/ IOT/ GAD/MED) 
  • BSc (Hons) in Computer forensics and security (WD161)
  • BSc (Hons) in Software systems development (WD210)
  • BEng (Hons) in Engineering (Common entry) (WD007 incl. SEE/SCE/ECE/ELE/AUE) 
  • BEng (Hons) in Mechanical and manufacturing engineering (WD230)

The application process and subsequent evaluation of applicants is explained in full in the Terms and Conditions Download PDF. However, in brief, the process is:

  1. Applicants fill in an online application form.
  2. Applicants are shortlisted based on their application form.
  3. Shortlisted applicants are interviewed.
  4. The successful applicant will be informed of the outcome.
  5. The award will be formally presented at the "Department of Science Industry Sponsored Awards 2021".

General need-to-knows before you apply

  • Read the Terms and Conditions Download PDF
  • Include relevant information only
  • You cannot alter your application after submission so ensure all information is correct.

 

Key dates

Applications open

26th April 2021

Closing date for online applications

7th May 2021 at 5 pm

Interview shortlisted applicants (online)

TBC - May 2021

Formal Award Presentation

Department of Science Industry Sponsored Awards 2021 (provisionally 10th June 2021)

The form for applications is shown below and includes a number of screens that must be completed with your data. If you do not have time to complete the form in a single sitting, you may use the 'Save' button in the bottom right of the form to save your progress at any stage. A link to resume editing your application will be e-mailed to the address that you provide.

N.B. it is essential that when you are ready to submit your form, you must use the 'Submit' button on the last page of the form. Clicking 'Save' will only save your progress and will not submit the application for consideration.