New Scholarship in Technology Management 2018

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NB: Applications are now closed for this scholarship. The award winner will be announced soon.

The Centre for Adult Learning & Professional Development at NUI Galway, in collaboration with the 30% Club, are delighted to announce that they are offering a scholarship for the MSc in Technology Management, starting in September 2018. The scholarship aims to advance female leadership and executive representation in technology organisations.

The scholarship is valued at €15,800, which is the full fee for the MSc in Technology Management, and will be awarded on a competitive basis. Applications will be accepted until Sunday 29 July 2018.

Globally, the 30% Club is establishing partnerships with Universities to rectify the under-representation of women at senior levels in organisations, particularly apparent in the technology sector. One of the mechanism being employed to achieve this is by supporting women to undertake postgraduate technology courses.

About the MSc in Technology Management

The MSc in Technology Management aims to develop leaders who can leverage technology to drive strategic initiatives and approaches. It focuses on the potential of technology to improve people’s lives by; optimising operations and processes and freeing up people to do what they are best at; enabling new thinking and new approaches; developing innovative products, processes and services that improve health, communication, sustainability, learning, research, safety, prosperity and enrich lives. At its core is people centred design and decisions.

The MSc is delivered part time over two years by blended learning, including online delivery and workshops one Saturday per month. The workshops, learning activities and assessments can be based on your work situation, apply directly to your role, use your company data, and address the scenarios you come across in your professional life. Find out more...

About the 30% Club Ireland

Launched in January 2015, the aim of the 30% Club Ireland is to achieve better gender balance and diversity at all levels in Irish businesses. The 30% Club is a collaborative business-led effort to make real change in Ireland, aiming towards 30% female representation in senior management by 2020. The 30% Club believes that gender balance on boards and in executive leadership roles not only encourages better leadership and governance, but contributes to improved company performance and promotes innovation. Find out more...

Brid Horan, co-founder of the 30% Club Ireland, expressed the organisation's immense gratitude to NUI Galway for their generous and practical support for gender balance in business.  "The addition of a second scholarship in 2018 for the MSc in Technology Management to the Exec MBA scholarship offered in 2017 demonstrates commitment and an appreciation of the particular challenge of developing female talent in this sector."

Application Procedure

Scholarship applicants must have been offered or eligible for a place on the MSc in Technology Management before being considered for this funding. Please read the 30% Club Application Procedure for application details.