Third Level
Education Award

It’s about providing more opportunities in life.

The Alan Gallagher Savvi Credit Union Third Level Educational Award is now in its 16th year and is open to all members of the Credit Union.

The Award was launched in 2006 to commemorate Alan Gallagher, the son of Joan and Brendan Gallagher who were long-serving Volunteers of the Credit Union. Alan died tragically when trying to rescue a friend.

2020 applications are now closed.

PLEASE NOTE: All applicants, including those you are applying on behalf of e.g. daughter/son, must be a member of Savvi Credit Union. If you are currently not a member, you can become a member today
( click here to find out how ) and then apply for the award.

One Education Award per annum will be offered to students commencing their third level studies in the next academic year

There will be an open draw selection process which will take place after the 2nd round of CAO offers are out, and the winner’s name will then be announced on and The Hub

The value of the Education Award is €3,000 per annum for a maximum period of four years*

*This is subject to satisfactory performance including passing the prescribed exams.


Congratulations to Lauren Foley who is the winner of the Award for 2020. Lauren has just started a Bachelor of Engineering course in UCC and we wish her all the best in her studies and future career.

Congratulations to Alan Mullins who was the winner of the Award for 2019. Alan has recently completed his first year of studying Business in Cork Institute of Technology.

Details on how to apply will be announced by August 2021.

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