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BT Young Scientist & Technology winners to receive university entrance scholarships

Posted by SchoolDays Newshound on 16/12/2014. BT Young Scientist & Technology winners to receive university entrance scholarshipsTags: Teachers Parenting

Senior level students participating in the upcoming BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition in January will now be in with a chance to win a university scholarship. The winners will be able to choose one of the seven universities in the Republic of Ireland, BT announced today.

For the first time, scholarships of €1,000 will be awarded to every fifth and sixth year student that wins first place in either the individual or group categories at the exhibition. A €2,000 scholarship will be awarded to any fifth and sixth year student that wins the overall 2015 BT Young Scientist & Technologist(s) of the Year award.

BT also announced today that it was adding two major ‘Educator of Excellence’ prizes for teachers at the upcoming exhibition. A prize of €2,000 each will be awarded to two teachers in both the Biological & Ecological Sciences category and the Social & Behavioral Sciences category. This is in recognition for their contribution to STEM education through the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition.

The BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition will take place in the RDS in Dublin from 7th – 10th January 2015. For more information on the exhibition log on to BT Young Scientist.


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