Great success for Josie Martin Scholarship

The Josie Martin Scholarship of 2011 proved a great success.

The Josie Martin Scholarship of 2011 proved a great success.

6 Credit Unions in conjunction with Leitrim County Enterprise Fund have teamed up once again to offer 6 lucky students the chance to win €1,000 each towards their 3rd level education.

This Scholarship was established in memory to the late Josie Martin who played a pivotal role in the establishment of the Credit Union Movement in the County and in the economic development of the area.

2011 saw a large number of students applying throughout the county which is limited to Credit Union members and awarded through an open draw at each Credit Union.

Joe Lowe, Secretary of the Leitrim County Enterprise Fund, expressed his delight with the continued success of the Scholarship. He acknowledged the role of the Credit Union in both promoting and financing the Scholarships while highlighting their invaluable role as a source of finance for the college going students.

The Scholarship will be available to full-time students attending a recognised third level college in the autumn, who received their Leaving Certificate in 2012 and will be for one year only.

To apply visit your local credit union in Annaduff, Ballinamore, Carrick-on-Shannon, Carrigallen, Drumshanbo and Mohill, Complete the relevant application form before September 30th and return to the Credit Union.