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The Ivan Webb Scholarship 2017 has been awarded to three students from the Dublin Institute of Technology, Bolton Street.
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 Ivan Webb Scholarship Foundation was established by the Master Builders’ Association 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. A number of years ago the Master Builders’ Association combined with other CIF building contractor associations to form the Master Builders’ and Contractors’ Association; the MBCA continues to support the Ivan Webb Scholarship.
The Scholarship is awarded to students of the Construction Technology Diploma course and the Bachelor of Science in Construction Management course, who are nominated by the Dublin Institute of Technology, Bolton Street. A “Back to Education” award is also being presented for the third year.
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.