The UCD Smurfit School MBA Scholarship for Women aims to attract the highest calibre female students to study at UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School. This scholarship will be awarded to an academically exceptional student who also has demonstrated leadership and impact achievements in her career to date.  They will be an ambassador for the Smurfit MBA and the School during their studies and after graduation.

Overview:

Status: CLOSED
Opening: 4th April 2017
Closing: 25th April 2017
Value: 50% Tuition Fees
Eligibility

Eligibility

This merit based scholarship is open to all female MBA applicants who are citizens of Ireland or who are residents of Ireland and covers half the tuition fees for either the full-time or Executive part-time MBA at UCD Smurfit School 2017/18.  To be eligible, candidates must have applied for the full-time or part-time MBA programme by 25th April 2017. 

How to Apply

There is no separate application process for this Scholarship.

Make sure that you have applied for the MBA Full-Time or the EMBA programme by the deadline of Tuesday, 25th April 2017. Strong candidates will then be called for interview for the programme during May 2017.

Candidates who have already applied for the programme and who hold an offer or who have accepted for 2017/18, will also be eligible for this scholarship and will be considered.

All successful applicants, holding a Full Offer and having accepted that offer for the full-time or the executive part-time MBA by 20 June 2017 are automatically considered. As part of this, to be eligible, a candidate must therefore hold a GMAT score.

You must have your GMAT test score and met the programmes minimum GMAT requirements by the deadline of Tuesday 13th June 2017.

Finalists will be called to UCD Smurfit School for a morning’s Assessment Centre in the last week of June 2017.

The winner of this scholarship will be announced by the end of June 2017.

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

Terms and Conditions

  1. Open to female candidates only who are citizens of Ireland.
  2. All decisions are final. Decisions will be made no later than 30 June 2017.
  3. Successful candidates can be awarded one Scholarship only. No candidate will be awarded more than one Scholarship or Bursary. This scholarship is valid only for entry to the Smurfit MBA Full-Time or EMBA in August 2017.
  4. The Scholar may also be required to participate in media promotion of the School and Scholarships (interviews/testimonials, MBA blog, or other forms of promotional activity as required).
  5. Candidates interested in being considered for this Scholarship must have applied online to the programme by Tuesday, 25th April 2017.
  6. 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.

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.