Glanbia MSc Food Business and Innovation Scholarships

At a glance

  • Value: €10,630 per student
  • You must apply for the MSc Food Business and Innovation to be eligible for this scholarship
  • Questions on this scholarship should be directed to Prof. Joe Bogue, Head of Department, Food Business and Development
  • Applications should be submitted to Ms Niamh Kiely, Administrator,
Entry criteria:
  •  Students must secure a minimum Second Class Honours Grade 1 in an approved primary degree or equivalent.
  •  Students must have applied for the MSc Food Business and Innovation via the UCC Applications System, have received an offer and have accepted a place on the programme to qualify to apply for the Scholarship.

Applications must include a short personal statement in response to the following (max. 500 words per question):

  1. Identify the important challenges facing Global Food Systems at present.
  2. What innovations will help overcome these challenges?
  3. Outline:
    • Reasons for applying, academic background and future career ambitions.
    • Relevant achievements (academic or other notable achievements).
    • How you heard about the scholarship.

A shortlist of students will be chosen and an interview will take place to discuss your application. The judging panel will include a representative from Glanbia and Prof. Joe Bogue (Department of Food Business and Development).

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

Please note if a scholarship holder withdraws from the programme for which s/he has registered or fails to continue throughout the year to meet the attendance and other requirements for the programme, including examination entry, s/he may be required to repay to the College the whole or part of the scholarship.

To apply please click Application Form Glanbia Scholarships

Opening dates for applications: July 1st 21/22/23

Closing date for applications: August 3rd 21/22/23



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