Edwin Carr Bursary
THE EDWIN CARR ANNUAL SCIENCE BURSARY
An Annual Science Bursary for Templeogue College Leaving Certificate students was instituted in 2010 by the Carr family in memory of past pupil Edwin Carr (Class of 1982) who died on October 2nd 2009.
Ed was one of 3 brothers who attended the College (His brothers Jim and David were in the class of 1975 and 1979 respectively). Ed was a member of JCT which reached the Junior Cup final against Blackrock in 1980 losing 4-0. Ed followed a career in Science and qualified as a Doctor in Biochemistry from Trinity College. He held position of Director of Medical Affairs for Roche Products (Ireland) for 8 years and engaged in Specialist subject research into new drugs for brain tumours and cancer. He worked extensively with Professor John Crown consultant oncologist with St Vincent’s hospital. This scholarship/bursary is to assist a student who wants to pursue a scientific career. It is the wish of the family that the bursary be used to help with College fees or to buy a lap top or books in the students first year in College.
The bursary has been awarded to the following students
2013 Eoin Walsh
2012 Bobby Riordan
2011 Eoin O’Neill
2010 Eoghan Corbett