John Thompson Scholarship

Deadline: July 30th
Open to: EU and non-EU students
Benefits: Full tuition fees for a single student

Description:

The John Thompson Scholarship was established in 2008 in memory of John Thompson—one of Ireland’s most prominent newspaper executives—to provide full tuition fees for one student to DCU’s full-time MSc in Digital Marketing. John Thompson contributed a lot towards Irish Journalism. He was the key player in the launching and developing of a myriad of successful publications, such as U Magazine and The Irish Farmers Journal. A scholarship is now provided to unite digital marketing and online journalism. It calls for graduates from all types of educational backgrounds to integrate digital marketing with media and journalism.

Students will gain industry insights, networking opportunities, and hands-on experience with state-of-the-art technologies. The program is not only furnished with theoretical knowledge but also practical skills valued highly in the digital marketing industry. Recipients will engage with experienced professionals. Attendance at workshops and participation in real-world projects are amongst the activities in this course. This, in turn, enhances their employ-ability and prospects in career development. This scholarship will help in enhancing complete practical knowledge of digital marketing and online journalism within the student so that they leave with the nodules to succeed within the ever-evolving landscapes of the media.

This scholarship aims to bridge the gap between digital marketing and online journalism. It encourages graduates from diverse educational backgrounds to integrate digital marketing skills with media and journalism.

Students will benefit from industry insights, networking opportunities and hands-on experience with cutting-edge technologies.

The program allows students to gain theoretical knowledge and practical skills that are of high value in the digital marketing industry. Recipients will have a great opportunity to work with highly experienced professionals. Workshops and participation in real-world projects will be available. In this way, it enhances one’s employ-ability and shapes their career prospects. This scholarship contributes to the development of more profound knowledge of digital marketing and online journalism, helping to shape balanced-character graduates into the dynamic environment of the media.

Eligibility:

The competition is open to both EU and non-EU applicants.

Candidates must meet criteria to win this scholarship are:

  1. The candidates must be applying for a full-time MSc in the field of Digital Marketing at DCU.
  2. Desirable is a background in business, journalism, or other diverse educational fields.
  3. Applicants must demonstrate a clear interest in digital marketing. This would also include online journalism.

Benefits:

  • Full tuition fees will be covered for the MSc in Digital Marketing at DCU.
  • Critical exposure to the current technologies used in the industry.
  • Opportunities abound for upskilling, especially through the targeted programs.

How to Apply:

For more information, visit the official website.