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The FDC Group Scholarships, Ireland

Last updated: Dec 7, 2023

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Target: EU/UK Students,

Award Value: Up to €12,500,

Host Institution: University College Cork, Ireland


Expires in 117 days

The FDC Group Scholarships, IrelandThe University College Cork – Ireland is offering the FDC Group Scholarships or the Jack Murphy Scholarship. Only students of EU are welcome to apply. They must be applying to an MSc Programme at the UCC in the areas of Co-operatives, Agri-Food, and Sustainable Development, and/or the MSc in Management and Marketing. Entries must be submitted by 16th August.

Award Value

Up to €12,500 are awarded per successful applicant. Successful applicants must complete the placement element of the MSc programme with the FDC Group.

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Level and Areas of Study

MSc in Co-operatives, Agri-Food, and Sustainable Development and/or the MSc in Management and Marketing.

Place of study

The University College Cork in Ireland.

Eligibility Criteria

To be considered for a competitive FDC Group Scholarships, you must meet the following criteria:

  • 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 UCC Applications System; and have received an offer and have accepted a place on either of the programmes to qualify to apply for the scholarship.
  • This Scholarship is open to all EU/UK students.

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Application Procedure

How-To-Apply: Applications for the FDC Group Scholarships must:

  • Be made on the official application form and include name, contact details and qualifications with graduating institution(s).
  • Be submitted to Rachel Cotter rachelcotter@ucc.ie.
  • 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.
  2. Outline in what way you could contribute to the development of Rural Ireland given the challenges identified in question 1.
  3. Finally, outline:
  • Your reason for applying and academic background.
  • Your previous achievements (academic or other notable achievements).
  • Your future career

Submission Deadline: August 16.

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