On the 16th of May 2016 the seven chosen schools who demonstrated active citizenship in their communities and raised money for charities were presented with third level scholarships.
The winning schools were:
St. Nathy's, Roscommon
Regina Mundi College, Cork
Glanmire Community College, Cork
Stratford College, Dublin
Colaiste Bríde, Dublin
Schull Community College, Cork.
Presentation Secondary School, Tipperary
Representatives from each school accepted their Scholarship Certificates at a lunch in Leinster House. Presidents from the Foundation's Educational Partners - University of Limerick, University College Cork, NUI Galway, Dublin City University, Trinity College Dublin, University College Dublin and NUI Maynooth were in attendance. Chairman of the Foundation Reverend Michael Cavanagh, the Ceann Comhairle of Dáil Eireann Sean O'Fearghail and Senator Mark Daly spoke at the event and thanked the schools for their whole-hearted involvment in helping local charities and encouraging pride in the Irish flag.