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Postgraduate Scholarships


Name: The FDC Group Scholarships (The Jack Murphy Scholarship)

Purpose: To support up to six students participating in the MSc in Co-operatives, Agri-Food and Sustainable Development and/or the MSc in Management and Marketing.

Value: €12,500 per successful applicant. Successful applicants must complete the placement element of the MSc programme with the FDC Group.

Criteria: To be considered for a competitive Scholarship, the following criteria must first be met:

  • Students must secure a minimum Second Class Honours Grade 1 in an approved primary degree or equivalent.
  • Students must have applied for one of the two applicable programmes via the Postgraduate Applications System (PAC), have received an offer and have accepted a place on either programme to qualify to apply for the Scholarship. 

This Scholarship is open to all EU students.

Applications: Applications for the Scholarship must include name, contact details and qualifications with graduating institution(s).
Applications for the Scholarship must be submitted directly to the Programme Directors.
Applications must include a short personal statement in response to the following (max 500 words per question):

  1. Identify an important issue facing Rural Ireland at present and propose a concise strategy to address this issue.
  2. Outline in what way you could contribute to the development of Rural Ireland given the challenges identified in question 1 above.
  3. Finally, outline
    • Your reason for applying and academic background.
    • Your previous achievements (academic or other notable achievements).
    • Your future career ambitions.

Applicants must name at least two referees – one academic and one professional.

Closing date for applications

Friday 23rd August 2019

For full details of this scholarship and application form, click here

University College Cork is pleased to announce the Quercus Taught Masters Academic Scholarships, awarded to top-performing postgraduate applicants to Masters courses across the University.

For full details, see main UCC site.

University College Cork with State Street Corporation and Zhejiang University invite applications for this unique, industry-focused career-defining postgraduate research experience in the State Street Advanced Technology Centre (ATC) in Cork University Business School. 

We are currently accepting applications for a September 2018 start on the MSc by Research in Fintech programme and will have 20 fully funded research positions available. Click here for full details

New Scholarship to promote women in business

Cork University Business School in association with the 30% Club, has established this scholarship to help promote women in taking on leadership roles within companies and organisations

The scholarship consists of 100% of tuition fees for the UCC Executive MBA 2019/20 programme for one successful female applicant.
Applications close 31st October 2018.



Irish Aid Fellowship Training Programme

The Irish Aid Fellowship Training programme is a scholarship award available to qualified candidates from developing countries to undertake Masters degrees at universities and colleges in Ireland. This includes the following Cork University Business School programmes 

The scholarship award covers course fees, required flights, accommodation (for out of country study), monthly allowances, insurance and other incidental expenses. 

For full details including eligibility and application information about the Irish Aid Fellowship Training Programme click here.

Applications are now open. 

Closing deadline is 30th of November 2018