Develop the expertise you need to become a future leader in the food industry

We are now seeking applications from recent and experienced graduates from all disciplines/ roles to join one of our four Bord Bia scholarship programmes.


Past Participant Insight

"The programme serves as a catalyst for anyone with ambition to advance their career. It really helps you to develop your professional and personal expertise. It is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity…so grab it with both hands."

Ian Cahill, Bord Bia Fellow,
Class of 2017


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Current Participant Insight

"The academic modules at UCD Smurfit School are outstanding. Delivered by the best food educators in the world, including Harvard Business School, I have developed a rounded understanding of sustainability and strategy in the global food industry."

Sibéal Bird, OGA,
Class of 2019


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Employer/Client Insight

“We continue to view the Bord Bia scholarship programmes at UCD Smurfit School as outstanding channels from which to recruit our future pipeline of talent”.

Sharon Whitehead, Vice President HR,
Kerry Group


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