The Association of Compliance Officers in Ireland (ACOI), are delighted to announce the opening of the 5th Niall Gallagher Professional Diploma in Compliance Scholarship competition which is open to ACOI members and the general public.
The Scholarship promotes the importance of further education and recognition of professional certification in the advancement of an individual in their career in Compliance. It is named the Niall Gallagher Professional Diploma in Compliance Scholarship in recognition of Niall’s contribution to the field of Ethics and Compliance, and in particular for his involvement in the formation and development of the ACOI. Niall was the founding Chairman of the ACOI and a career banker working for over 40 years in AIB plc until his retirement in 2008.
Niall is an Honorary Fellow of the ACOI and is a former Chair of the ACOI Ethics Committee.
We hope that this scholarship will assist the winners to realise their educational and career goals.
2. What is the Scholarship?
The Niall Gallagher Professional Diploma in Compliance Scholarship provides the 1st place winner with registration onto the academic programme Professional Certificate and Diploma in Compliance (PDC), which is considered the benchmark qualification in Compliance and is delivered by our educational partner the Institute of Banking, a recognised college of UCD together with ACOI membership for two years. On the successful completion of this academic programme the graduate will be eligible to apply for the Licentiate of the Association of Compliance Officers in Ireland (LCOI) designation from the ACOI.