Intel (Shannon) Paul Whelan Scholarships

Established in memory of Intel colleague Paul Whelan, this memorial scholarship program aims to increase awareness and encourage a new generation of high-achieving you people to take up the challenge of a career in technology.

The ‘Paul Whelan’ scholarship awards are structured as follows:

  • Scholarships for first year students of a relevant degree courses valued at €3000 per annum, for remainder of their undergraduate courses.
  • This scholarship program includes opportunities for co-op placements and/or summer internships in the Intel Shannon workplace.
  • To assist with career progression and further education, each scholar will be assigned a mentor from the Intel staff who can assist and provide advice on managing their academic career.

Criteria for Selection

  • Students must be currently enrolled in year one of the LM118 (BEng Electronic and Computer Engineering) or LM051 (BSc Computer Systems) degree courses in the University of Limerick.
  • Written proof of registration in the university must be provided.
  • Candidates must maintain a minimum of a 3.20 QCA in their most recent end-of-year examinations.
  • Recipients must be willing to undertake their co-op placement or internship in Intel Shannon, where applicable.
  • Selection will be by application form and interview of candidates.
  • Final decision will rest with Intel Shannon.