The University of Ulster’s Department of Business, Retail and Financial Services has teamed up with leading international management consultancy PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP to offer business students a bursary worth £5,000.
The competition is open to anyone who meets the criteria to become a postgraduate student in the Ulster Business School at the University.
To be in with a chance of winning the bursary, contestants must complete a 500-word essay and deliver an analysis of a business issue facing an IT sector SME. Anyone who wishes to apply for the bursary should in the first instance contact Ruth McDowell of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Course Director Dr Norry McBride said: “The PwC bursary fund – totaling £25,000 – is greatly appreciated by the Ulster Business School at the University of Ulster.
“The bursary demonstrates PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP’s commitment to the University’s post-graduate teaching and learning initiatives. The course has attracted widespread interest from local, national and international potential students.
“Undoubtedly, PwC’s contribution to the course has brought professional added value and provides students with exposure to one of the world’s leading management consultancy practices”.
It’s the second year of the bursary scheme.
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP spokesperson Professor Bob McCullagh said: ”We consider the development of applied management talent to be crucial to the success of new and existing businesses and are pleased to be able to team up with University of Ulster to offer this bursary”
The bursary will pay the full fees including foreign travel and residential expenses up to a value of £5,000.