Each year 36 students are awarded Naughton Scholarships. There is at least one winner from each County in the Republic of Ireland. The scholarship is intended as a reward and encouragement to exceptional students who would like to study in the STEM field (science, technology, engineering and maths) at University. OCC Alumnus Sadhbh Leahy was award this prestigious scholarship for the year 2018. We are very proud of her approach to her academic studies and we are delighted to see her recognised by national bodies.
The school of each winning student also receives a prize for the schools science labs. Naughton Scholars regularly come together for events throughout the year and build a community of very bright students whom will be worldwide leaders in their fields in the future, be it in research or industry.