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FinTech Scholarship at University of California, Berkeley in USA, 2019

The Spar Nord Foundation is offering FinTech Scholarship for 6 months to study Financial Technology and Entrepreneurship at the University of California, Berkeley.

Course Level: This is a 6-month fellowship to study Financial Technology and Entrepreneurship at the University of California, Berkeley.

Eligible Nationalities: Students from Denmark are eligible to apply for this fellowship.

Eligibility Criteria: Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • A desire to move FinTech and entrepreneurial thinking forward and bring expertise back home to Denmark
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written) in English

Program requirements are:

  • Current enrollment at the Masters Level in Software Engineering, Data Science, Computer Science, Finance, Economics or a related field in Denmark
  • Interest in financial technology
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Method of Application: Submit your application two mortal-at-um.dk by September 10, 2018.

An application must include:

  • A personal statement explaining motivation and interest (1 page)
  • An entrepreneurial FinTech idea. For example, this may be in the areas of artificial intelligence or blockchain.
  • A 2-minute video pitch, presenting the proposed project
  • A complete academic transcript

It is possible, but not necessary, to write the application with the support and involvement of a tenured professor or lecturer at your university. The successful candidates will take a whole semester of courses that earn credit for their education program in Denmark.

Scholarship Link

Scholarship Application Deadline: September 10, 2018