Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Scholarship Description: Newstalk, in association with UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School, is delighted to offer Newstalk MBA Scholarship to an upper value of €34,500 for the full-time or executive (part-time) MBA programme, starting in late August 2017.
UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School is Ireland’s leading business school and research centre offering a world-class MBA, leading PhD programme, a wide range of specialist masters for both business and non-business graduates as well as Executive Development courses.
Eligibility: To enter the competition, you must fulfil at a minimum the following criteria/conditions:
a. You must have a minimum university degree or equivalent professional qualification and a minimum of three years’ relevant work experience.
b. A panel of judges will select a shortlist of candidates who will have to complete the standard MBA programme application process if they have not already done so by 22nd May 2017.
c. You must have already taken or been prepared to take at short notice the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT). Admission to the programme is subject to achieving a minimum score* on this test. Further information at www.mba.com and www.smurfitschool.ie. NOTE: The Newstalk scholarship winner must have taken and secured the relevant minimum GMAT test entry score by 17th July 2017 at the latest.
d. You must have two references, normally from current and/or former employer and/or colleague.
c. The Newstalk MBA Scholarship will be awarded to the highest calibre candidate selected from the applications received, subject to their meeting, at a minimum, the standard entry requirements of the UCD Smurfit School full-time or executive MBA.
d.UCD Smurfit School reserves the right not to award the scholarship if the judging panel does not deem any of the candidates to be of the required calibre.
e. Final admission is subject to an interview/assessment centre (July 24th, 2017).
Benefits: The winning candidate will be awarded a scholarship to an upper value of €34,500 towards the tuition fees of the UCD Smurfit School full-time or executive MBA programmes.
Application: The mode of application is online.
Scholarship Website: http://www.smurfitschool.ie/newstalk/