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DIT students awarded Ivan Webb Scholarship

Posted: 21 November, 2017

The Ivan Webb Scholarship 2017 has been awarded to three excellent Construction Studies students from Dublin Institute of Technology.

DIT students, Sionainn McLaughlin & Catherine Rogers, receive their awards from members of the Master Builders’ Association at an event in their honour on 10 November.

Sionainn McLaughlin received the First Year Full Time Scholarship Award; David Quinn took home the Second Year Full Time Scholarship Award and Catherine Rogers was awarded the Back to Education Scholarship Award. The students were recognised for their exemplary academic performance and the highest exams results of their year in 2016/2017.

 

2nd-Year Construction Management Student Sionainn McLaughlin receives her award from MBCA President Seamus Duggan for her excellent first-year results

The Ivan Webb Scholarship Foundation was established by the Master Builders’ Contractors Association (MBCA) and the Construction Industry Federation to commemorate the memory of the late Ivan Webb, one of the Irish businessmen killed in the Staines Air Disaster. Ivan Webb was a Council member of both the funding organisations, was President of the MBA in 1953 and President of the CIF in 1956. 

The Scholarship is awarded to students of the Construction Technology Diploma course and the Bachelor of Science in Construction Management course, who are recognised by DIT for their outstanding academic performance. A “Back to Education” award is also being presented for the third year running.

Construction Management student David Quinn pictured receiving his award from MBCA President Seamus Duggan

For 2017 the Scholarship was divided into three awards of €1,000 each, and a Gold Medal award which is awarded to the student who achieved the highest overall marks in Bachelor of Science in Construction Management (Honours) degree. 

If you're interested in hearing more about Construction Studies courses at DIT, why not attend our Open Day on 1st and 2nd December 2017.