50% Tuition UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School Ireland Indian Academic Excellence Scholarship

Written by David on November 23, 2022

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

    Business and Management
  • Country of the Scholarship

  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

  • Type of scholarship

    Master's scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

  • Type of scholarship administrator

  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

  • Applier's country

  • Expenses covered

  • Scholarship Contact Details

    UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School, Carysfort Avenue, Blackrock, Co. Dublin. [email protected] +353 1 716 8934

Candidates are permitted to submit applications for a number of different scholarships; but, even if they are awarded more than one scholarship, they are restricted to accepting just one scholarship grant. There is no way to accumulate or combine multiple scholarships or bursaries. The more qualified candidates will receive the larger reward. Candidates are not permitted to transfer or use one scholarship or bursary against another program, nor can they use it to pay for another program. The student is only eligible to receive the scholarship or bursary for the academic year in which they have been allocated a seat at UCD Smurfit.


Scholarships and bursaries cannot be carried over to a subsequent academic year under any circumstances. If a student ultimately chooses to defer their offer, they will be disqualified from receiving their scholarship or bursary and will be needed to submit a new application at a later date. Candidates who are already in possession of a SUSI grant will be disqualified from receiving a scholarship of any kind.

The UCD Smurfit School Scholarships are not applicable to courses offered through UCD Smurfit Executive Development, the UCD Belfield campus, or any programs that are run in conjunction with UCD Belfield. These programs include the Master of Science degrees in Biotechnology and Business, Biotherapeutics and Business, and International Law and Business.


About the Scholarship Sponsor:

In 1964, University College Dublin was among the first institutions in Europe to grant a Master of Business Administration degree. (MBA). With approximately 100 faculty members, 1,400 students, and 98,000 alumni, UCD Smurfit School is one of only a handful of business schools in the world to hold triple international accreditation (US – AACSB, European – EQUIS, and UK – AMBA). Both The Economist and The Financial Times consistently rank the school’s business programs among the best in Europe. The School is a part of the Consortium of European Management Schools (CEMS) and the Global Network for Advanced Management (GNAM), two alliances of top-tier business schools from across the world.


We have been recognized as a top business school for over 20 years by EQUIS, AMBA, and AACSB, making us the best in Ireland. After more than a decade of success, The Economist ranked our full-time MBA program at No. 67 in the world for 2021. In addition to being the sole Irish member of the two largest business school alliances (CEMS and the Global Network for Advanced Management), we take pride in being in the top 1% of business schools worldwide (GNAM). A degree from UCD’s Smurfit Graduate Business School can completely alter your career trajectory. The mission of this program is to foster future world leaders who will make substantial contributions to the communities in which they live and work. Our students take advantage of the resources of Ireland’s largest university, but they also feel at home on our small, quiet campus outside of Dublin’s bustling downtown.

Thanks to the program’s unique recipe of highly motivated students, academic quality, the Leadership Development Program, and a dedicated MBA Career Service, graduates can look forward to an international qualification and a new professional life after completing the MBA. We want you to graduate from college ready to immediately make an impact in the business world and the world at large. Our hands-on approach to education ensures that you will acquire a diverse set of business and interpersonal skills. You will learn to negotiate, communicate, network, and work together effectively while strengthening your critical thinking skills and creating an international mindset to better prepare you for a leadership role. Students, faculty, and staff from all over the world come to study at the University College Dublin (UCD) Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School, which is a major contributor to Dublin’s success as an international financial hub. By shaping global business policy and creating ground-breaking algorithms to make everyday banking safer, our academics and researchers are at the front of business innovation. Looking at the school’s reputation is crucial while selecting a graduate business program.


Our dedication to excellence is reflected in numerous facets of the UCD Smurfit School, including our accreditations, international rankings, graduate employability, faculty, research, alumni, and current students. The best students from all over the world are what we’re looking for, as they’ll be the backbone of our community and the foundation of the fascinating education they’ll receive at UCD Smurfit School. We hold accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB, United States), the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (United Kingdom), and the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS, Switzerland), making us the only business school in Ireland and one of only a handful of such schools worldwide (Europe). About one percent of business schools worldwide have earned all three major accreditations. A degree from us is a guarantee that it will be respected and valued around the world because it has been evaluated and approved as such by impartial bodies around the globe.

One of the pillars of our reputation is the high quality and expertise of our 100-strong faculty, which includes renowned teaching specialists in areas spanning the core disciplines of business and management and has been recruited from all over the world. The expertise and authority of our faculty members is in high demand, and they are regular contributors to national and international media outlets. Twenty percent of our faculty members have articles in the Financial Times’ 50 (FT50) most prestigious journals, and ten percent have published three times or more in these journals, making them among the best in the world. Moreover, while women make up only 30% of our faculty, they are responsible for 65% of all publications.


Scholarship Sponsor(s): UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School

Scholarship Country:   Ireland

Scholarship Worth: 50% scholarship

Scholarship Type:  Masters

Nationality: International Students


Scholarship Offer:

  • Those individuals who are awarded the Indian Academic Excellence Scholarship will be granted a scholarship equal to fifty percent of the total cost of tuition for one academic year.


Eligibility for Scholarship

  • Only citizens of India are eligible to enter.
  • The applicants are required to have a degree from an accredited university.
  • Applicants must exhibit an outstanding academic record.


Undergraduates at Leeds University in the United Kingdom can apply for a scholarship for the 2023–2024 school year. In an effort to inspire all students to continue their study, the University of Leeds is looking for exceptional students who can participate in research across the Mathematics department and are inspired to pursue higher education.



The UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School Ireland Indian Academic Excellence Scholarship  is open to all International Students


Application Procedure

  • Are you interested, and do you qualify? To submit your application, please visit the UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School’s website at www.smurfitschool.ie.
  • You can access your existing online application account by logging in with the application number and password you were given.
  • Click the “Scholarship Applications” link that can be found under “My Applications.”
  • Choose the Scholarship for International Academic Achievement option.
  • Finalize your application, and then send it in.
  • By submitting this application, you will be considered for the Smurfit Scholarship for Global Excellence as well as the Smurfit Scholarship for Indian Academic Excellence.


Application Deadline

The application deadline  for UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School Ireland Indian Academic Excellence Scholarship is February 23, 2023.

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