Dr Patrick F Perry Bursary
Dr Patrick F Perry, BA, BAI, PhD, was a member of the Management Information Systems Department and was the director of the Master of Management Science programme until his untimely death at the age of 37 in January 1987. MERC Partners generously sponsored the Dr Patrick F Perry Bursary for the best students on the Master of Management Science for its initial period of over 20 years. The Master of Management Science was replaced in 2008 by the MSc in Business Analytics and Perry Bursaries have continued for the new MSc.
The Perry Bursaries are a set of prizes currently sponsored by SAS Ireland. SAS is the leader in business analytics software and services, and the largest independent vendor in the business intelligence market. Through innovative solutions delivered within an integrated framework, SAS helps customers at 45,000 sites improve performance and deliver value by making better decisions faster. Since 1976, SAS has been giving customers around the world The Power to Know® .