Hilary and Galen Weston Foundation Scholarships in Ireland

  •  Course, Bachelor, Master
  •  01-May-2024
  •   Ireland
  • $$  Full EU fees (€16,250) for the MSc programme + monthly stipend of €1,515

Applications are opened for the new Hilary and Galen Weston Foundation Scholarship, which aims to support young people from under-represented socio-economic backgrounds in taking on Trinity Business School’s newly launched MSc in Responsible Business & Sustainability.

The one-year, full-time course will give students the understanding and skillset needed to meet the challenges of building a sustainable future for business and society. The Scholarship scheme aims to empower students to embark on a career in management or leadership positions with specific responsibilities for corporate social responsibility, corporate sustainability, environmental social governance, business and human rights, and climate action.Trinity Business School is renowned for its innovative approach to business education and research. With a rich history spanning over four centuries, Trinity Business School combines traditional academic excellence with a forward-thinking outlook, preparing students to navigate the complexities of the modern business landscape. The school offers a diverse range of undergraduate, postgraduate, and executive education programs, equipping students with the skills and knowledge needed to excel in their chosen fields.

Trinity College Dublin, University of Dublin Information

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Hilary and Galen Weston Foundation Scholarships in Ireland Founded in 1592, Trinity College Dublin, University of Dublin is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Dublin (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), County Dublin. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Department of Education and Skills, Ireland, Trinity College Dublin, University of Dublin (TCD) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Trinity College Dublin, University of Dublin (TCD) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Eligible Countries: Students from EU
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: The scholarship will be awarded in any subject offered by Trinity Business School
  • Admissible Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following/given criteria:
  • Students from underrepresented socio-economic backgrounds face situations, such as:
    • Receiving government funding for low-income households during their undergraduate studies (for example,  the HEAR access route,  SUSI,  the 1916 Bursary Fund).
    • Being in care as a looked-after child for at least 13 weeks since the age of 14 and being aged under 25 on the first day of the course.
    • Being estranged from their parents and being aged under 25 on the first day of the course.
    • Being a carer for an ill or disabled family member.
    • Being from a minority group.
    • Coming from a deprived area.
    • Coming from an area where it is unusual for people to go to university.
    • Being the first in the family to go to university.
    • Having a disability in conjunction with socio-economic factors, as described above.

Offered Benefits

To be awarded the scholarship, students need to accept the offer of a place in the MSc Responsible Business & Sustainability at Trinity Business School.

The scholarship covers full EU fees (€16,250) for the MSc Responsible Business & Sustainability programme as well as a monthly stipend of €1,515 covering Michaelmas, Hilary, and Trinity term of the academic year (i.e. 10 months in total, Sept 2024 – June 2025).

Application Process

To apply for the scholarship, applicants should submit their CV to , supporting documentation for eligibility, plus a report of no more than 1,000 words with details of:

  • how they meet the eligibility criteria for this scholarship,
  • how they have addressed challenges in their undergraduate studies (and at work, if applicable),
  • why they have chosen this particular MSc programme and
  • how it will contribute to their longer-term goals.

Any further questions relating to this process should be directed to .

For PR queries contact: Claire Johnston
PR & Communications, Trinity Business School

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