Athena Swan Scholarship

Closing Date for Applications

6th September 2019

One Full Fee Waiver Available

To demonstrate the Kemmy Business School’s commitment to the principles of the Athena SWAN Charter we are delighted to offer a full fee waiver for one female applicant to the online MSc in Project and Programme Management programme, commencing in Autumn 2019. The Athena SWAN Charter encourages and recognises commitment to combating under-representation and advancing the careers of women in roles within the higher education and research sectors.

View more information on the Athena SWAN charter.

Criteria & Eligibility

Female applicants who have applied on-line to the University of Limerick for the Autumn 2019 MSc in Project and Programme Management (MSc PPM) programme before 17:00 on July 26th 2019 will be considered.

The successful candidates will receive the scholarship in the form of fee payment made directly to the fees office.  Scholarships cannot be deferred, transferred or taken as a cash payment.

How To Apply

  1. Applicants should first contact the Centre for Project Management to discuss their suitability for the MSc PPM programme. The best way to do this is to complete the programme pre-application form. They will receive a follow-up call from the Course Director to discuss the programme.

  2. The next step is to complete an Athena SWAN scholarship application form. This is available on request from the Centre for Project Management, by emailing the coordinator Maria O’Connell at This form must be uploaded with a full programme application before 17:00 on July 26th.

  3. Applicants must satisfy the entry requirements for the MSc programme and have applied online for this programme by 17:00 on July 26th View full online application form.

Apply Now

Applicants who have already completed the pre-application or online application form are also eligible to apply for the scholarship. Contact the coordinator Maria O’Connell at for a copy of the application form.

What Our Students Say

Martina Graduate, Project Manager, ON Semiconductor
Although I had 15 years’ PM experience before I started the masters, I was amazed at how the course delivered so many new insights and skills through the collaboration with professional classmates in different industries worldwide.”
Martina Corbett, Project Manager, ON Semiconductor
Online Project and Programme Management Masters Graduate
"The online discussions and e-tivities with classmates provided me with unique global perspectives on project management, moving my knowledge and skills from a rational to international level."
Rajesh Subraya Aiyandra, Senior Manager – IC Package Design @ Dialog Germany
"The interactive collaboration with classmates helped me gain deep understanding of how other industries deal with similar issues, strengthening my ability to deal with project challenges in my own organisation."
Rob Wienand, Project Manager, Chelopech Mining EAD, Bulgaria
“The collaboration with other students was fantastic, providing an online community to gain other viewpoints and opinions.”
Trevor Donnellan, Vice President, Modular Automation USA Inc.


Our Masters in Project & Programme Management is one of few PMI GAC-accredited, online masters programmes worldwide. Students who complete this masters acquire an internationally recognised, PMI GAC-accredited, level 9 university degree.