FinTech Scholarship at University of California, Berkeley:2019

Application Deadline: September 10, 2018

Applications are invited for a 6-month fellowship to study Financial Technology and Entrepreneurship at University of California, Berkeley. The fellowship is sponsored by the Spar Nord Fonden.

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The program offers comprehensive courses in Economics, Statistics, Engineering and Innovation with internationally recognized professors.

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

Study Subject:  The program offers comprehensive courses in Economics, Statistics, Engineering and Innovation. 

Value: 

  • Full financial support and housing
  • Access to an international and interdisciplinary environment in one of the most stimulating and fast-paced business ecosystems worldwide

Target Audience:

Applicants should have:

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

Place of Study: USA
Number of Fellowships : We are seeking 5 talented, motivated and energetic scholars to pioneer the program from January1st to June 30th, 2019.

Eligible Countries: Students from Denmark are eligible to apply.
Eligibility:

  • 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

Application:

Submit your application to ​mortla@um.dk by September 10, 2018.

An application must include:

  • A personal statement explaining motivation and interest (1 page)
  • An entrepreneurial FinTech idea. As an example, this could be within 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 required, to write the application with the support and involvement of a tenured professor or lecturer from your university.

The successful candidates will take a full semester of courses, earning credit towards their degree programs in Denmark.

For more information, you may visit the official website.

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