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Intel Shannon Women in
Technology Scholarship
program celebrating 10 years
in 2015

Intel Shannon Women in Technology Scholarship is now closed!


Announcing the Intel Shannon Women in Technology Scholarship Program

Intel’s success in Ireland has been built on the quality of highly skilled and educated people available in the country. Through the “Women in Technology” scholarship program, Intel hopes to increase awareness and encourage a new generation of high-achieving women to take up the challenge of a career in technology. Intel Shannon works closely with local schools and colleges to help ensure that our educational system continues to produce the exceptional quality of graduates that has helped to make Intel in Ireland so successful.

  • Scholarships for female school leavers, valued at €3,000 each per annum, entering specified four year undergraduate degree courses.
  • Scholarships for female students already placed in the first two years of relevant university degree courses, valued at €3,000 per annum, for remainder of their undergraduate courses.

The scholarship program includes opportunities for co-op placements and/or summer internships in the Intel Shannon workplace. To assist with career progression and further education; each scholar will be assigned a mentor from the Intel staff who can assist and provide advice on managing their academic career.


** The 2015 application window is now closed.


Criteria for Selection


Please click here to view the relevant universities and courses

  • Female students in Leaving Certificate Year on or before June of the current academic year.
  • Candidates must apply for, secure and accept a CAO offer in a relevant degree course in an Irish University or Institute of Technology. A list of relevant Computer Science/Technology/Engineering courses is included with the scholarship application form.
  • Written proof of registration in the 3rd level institute must be supplied.
  • Recipients must be willing to undertake their co-op placement or internship in Intel Shannon, where applicable.
  • Selection will be by application form and interview of candidates.
  • Final decision will rest with Intel Shannon.

If you satisfy the above criteria and enjoy working with technology, then you should consider applying to Intel Shannon for a “Women in Technology” Scholarship.

Maintenance of Scholarships
In order for recipients to continue in the program , they must achieve a minimum grade level ( 75% in UL = 2H1 in NUI’s /IT’s).

Intel In Ireland

  • A business centre, which provides business and technical support for Intel’s communications customers in Europe.
  • A silicon design team, who develop new silicon devices for the communications industry, as part of Intel’s Embedded and Communications Processor Division (ECPD).
  • A software development team, who design and write new software for Intel’s embedded processors.


Intel’s facility in Shannon is Intel’s only direct product research and development site in Ireland. The silicon and software teams have delivered three product generations for Intel’s embedded processors since the site was established in 2000. In that time the site has grown to employ over 150 people. Intel Ireland is Intel’s centre of manufacturing excellence in Europe. The campus, located at Collinstown Industrial Park, Leixlip, County Kildare is Intel’s fourth largest manufacturing site overall, and the largest outside the United States. Employment on site is more than 5,000. Intel Ireland’s Leixlip plant is a truly world-class facility producing microprocessors and communication silicon chips that are at the heart of much of today’s computing and communications revolution.

More Information

Dates to Remember

WIT Scholarship online application window opens: Monday March 2nd ’15

WIT Scholarship online application window closes: Friday August 28th ’15

Interviews: September ’15

WIT Scholarship Recipients announced: Early October ’15

Please click here to download WIT poster