MSc Merit Based Scholarship

  • Master
  • 50% tuition fee
  • 31 March 2017

This merit based MSc Scholarship programme is funded by UCD, Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School. The scholarships are awarded to academically exceptional students who will be ambassadors for their course and the School during their studies and after graduation.


Scholarships are open to self-sponsored candidates who are offered a place on a full time MSc Programme. Scholarship winners will be selected on merit. To apply for a scholarship, candidates must have obtained a minimum score of 630 points in the GMAT test. In addition to the overall score, the verbal component score must at least be 30/51 and the quantitative score no lower than 40/60.
To apply for a scholarship, candidates can also submit a valid GRE. This will be used in conjunction with a first class honours degree (or equivalent) and, if applicable, the minimum score required in either the IELTS or TOEFL.
The scoring scale for the GRE is 130 - 170.
The minimum GRE scores are as follows :
Minimum 158 out of 170 GRE Verbal Reasoning
Minimum 160 out of 170 GRE Quantitative Reasoning


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In order to be eligible to apply for this scholarship, candidates must hold an offer of a place on an MSc programme in the Smurfit School.
Your offer may be a full or conditional offer (for example, if you are in the final year of your undergraduate degree and have not yet received your final degree result).
Candidates must complete the online application form in full and attach their official GMAT or GRE Test Score Report to the application. Candidates must have achieved a GMAT test result of 630 or higher before submitting their scholarship application. Alternatively, candidates must have scored a minimum of 158 out of 170 GRE Verbal Reasoning and 160 out of 170 GRE Quantitative Reasoning. Test scores must be in date.

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