MBA Entrepreneurial Scholarship

The MBA Entrepreneurial Scholarship will be awarded to the candidate who best exemplifies creativity in business. The scholarship covers 50% tuition fees for the full-time MBA.
Open Date 1st October 2017
Close Date 31st March 2018
Status Closed
Value Up to 50% tuition fees

All scholarship applicants must already have been admitted to (have applied for, been interviewed and offered a place on) the full-time MBA Programme before they can be considered for the above scholarship. It is open to Irish residents and international applicants.  The scholarship winner must have taken and secured the relevant minimum GMAT test entry score by 31st March 2018 at the latest.

Applicants must submit a two page document outlining a business idea under the following headings:

  • Opportunity
  • People
  • Route to Market
  • Financial Planning
  • PEST Analysis
  • Summary

Please note, applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Scholarships may be awarded prior to the close date to exceptional candidates. Scholarship candidates are encouraged to apply early.

If you would like more information on this scholarship or our full-time MBA programme, please contact our MBA Admissions Manager, UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School on or phone +353 1 716 8862.

Scholarships Notice

Candidates qualifying for more than one scholarship or bursary and successful in that, can’t add or combine them. They will be awarded the higher amount. Candidates can't transfer or use one scholarship or bursary between or against another programme. Scholarships and bursaries are also not allowed to be deferred to a future academic year so will be awarded to the student for the year they are offered a place only in UCD Smurfit. That is, students can't defer their place in UCD Smurfit to a future year.

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