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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 scholarship leaflet here » Download PDF

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

Who may apply

Applications are invited from 2nd year students with an average 2.1 grade (or above) in 1st year who are enrolled in any of the following courses: 

  • BSc (Hons) in Pharmaceutical Science 
  • BSc (Hons) in Physics for Modern Technology
  • BSc (Hons) in Molecular Biology with Biopharmaceutical Science
  • BSc (Hons) in Food Science and Innovation
  • BSc (Hons) in Applied Computing
  • BSc (Hons) in Software Systems Development
  • BSc (Hons) in Computer forensics and security
  • BEng (Hons) in Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering
  • BEng (Hons) in Electronic Engineering
  • BEng (Hons) in Electrical Engineering
  • BEng (Hons)in Sustainable Energy Engineering

The Application Process:

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 annual Industry Sponsored Awards.

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

23 October 2023

Closing date for online applications

10 November 2023 at 5 pm

Interview shortlisted applicants

20-24 November 2023 (provisional, date TBC)

Outcome communicated to the successful applicant

week commencing 27 November 2023 (provisional, date TBC)

Formal Award Presentation

Annual Industry Sponsored Awards 2024

The form for applications is available here 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.