UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School is pleased to announce the opening of applications for the Mwangi MBA Scholarship Competition 2016 in conjunction with the Irish Government’s Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade. 

The successful candidate of this Scholarship competition will be awarded an opportunity to complete a full-time MBA at one of the world’s leading business schools and to live in one of Europe’s most dynamic cities.

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Status: CLOSED
Opening: 27th January 2016
Closing: 6th June 2016
Value: 100% Tuition Fees plus stipend

This scholarship has been named as a mark of solidarity with the people of Kenya, and in memory of Mr Mbugua Mwangi and his fiancée Rosemary Wahito who were tragically killed in the Westgate attack in Nairobi in September 2013. Mbugua Mwangi was the only son of Ireland’s former Ambassador of Kenya, Ms Catherine Mwangi.

The Scholarship includes: full tuition fees for the full-time MBA at UCD Smurfit School to the value of €34,500 and a €20,500 stipend.

Please note that applications will only be considered for the MBA full-time course. Applications should not be submitted for any other course.