Kildare students may have interest in top boarding school scholarships

Applications now being taken

Leader Reporter


Leader Reporter


Kildare students may have interest in top boarding school scholarships

Cistercian College, Roscrea

A boarding school which has been regularly ranked in Ireland's top 10 institutes is delighted to announce a new scholarship programme.

Cistercian College, Roscrea is giving incoming students for September 2017 a chance to knock off up to half their annual fees with scholarships in excellence in academics, music, hurling and rugby.

The scholarships are available for 7-day, 5-day and one day boarders.

The school, situated in the setting of Mount Saint Joeseph Abbey, boasts an impressive musical department has recently won the Leinster Rugby School’s Senior Cup and All Ireland School’s hurling title.

The Board of Management has strong Kildare links.

Ronnie Culliton who was appointed Chairman of the new Board of Management is a past pupil of Cistercian College.

Ronnie is a Director of Foresthill Financial Planning Ltd of Maynooth Business Campus.

Andrew Cody, a Solicitor in Reidy Stafford Solicitors of Newbridge and Kilcullen, is a past pupil of Cistercian College as is his son Nicholas and many family members.

He is currently the Chairman of another Board of Management, and a member of a third. He has worked for the past 27 years as a Solicitor in Newbridge and lives in nearby Milltown.

Applications for scholarships are being taken from today, and more information can be got by contacting Séamus Hennessy on 086 8666387 or