John Thompson Scholarship 2024 at DCU Business School

Dublin City University’s Business School, alongside the family and friends of the late John Thompson, is proud to announce the opening of applications for the John Thompson Scholarship. This prestigious award covers the full tuition fees for one student enrolled in the MSc in Digital Marketing program.

About the Scholarship

The John Thompson Scholarship was established in 2008 to commemorate John Thompson, a towering figure in Irish media with nearly three decades of influence. As a key executive, John contributed to the launch and success of major publications such as U Magazine, The Sunday World, and The Irish Farmers Journal. His leadership roles included serving as the Chief Executive of Associated Newspapers Ireland and Managing Director at Independent Star Limited.

John’s vision underscored the synergy between journalism and marketing, particularly in how both fields can drive consumer engagement and commercial triumph. This scholarship reflects his vision by aiming to bridge digital marketing with online journalism. It encourages students from business, journalism, and broader educational backgrounds to explore digital marketing, while appreciating the interplay with media and journalism.

Scholarship Details

Eligibility: Applicants must have applied to the full-time MSc in Digital Marketing program at DCU Business School to qualify for this scholarship.

Scholarship Value: Full coverage of tuition fees for the duration of the MSc program.
Application Deadline: July 30, 2024
Application Status: Currently open

Application Process

Interested candidates must submit the following documents:

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV): Provide a detailed CV outlining your educational and professional background.
  • Statement of Motivation (250 words max): A brief essay explaining your interest in the scholarship, your career goals, and why you are a suitable candidate.
  • Academic Transcript/Proof of Final Degree Award: Documentation proving your academic achievements.

Applications should be sent to Professor Edgar Morgenroth, Group Head for Marketing at DCU Business School, via email at [email protected].

For more details about the scholarship and application guidelines, visit the official scholarship page.

Zahira Bano

(Associate Editor) Zahira holds a PhD in Cosmetics Surgery and Pharma. She worked with Mashables and some other beauty and wellness blogs. She is also a well-known personality and educationist and has a large number of social following. She also writes on the female empowerment motivational topics in her leisure time. She is also a scholarship winner and mentor for students looking for studying abroad opportunities.

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