Spotcap Fintech Fellowship 2018/19

Inspiring the next generation of fintech talent

The Fellowship is an £8k award that supports one aspiring master's or MBA student per year

The future is fintech

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The UK needs talent

We need graduates with fintech expertise. Now is the time to start your career

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Fellowship details



Deadline: 1st August 2018
Study in: United Kingdom
Amount: £8,000 towards the cost of a master’s degree or MBA
Course starts: September/October 2018
Host institution: Accredited UK universities
Fields of study: Fintech-related fields (e.g. finance, business, management, engineering, computer science)
Number of awards available: One

Fellowship details



Deadline: 1st August 2018
Study in: United Kingdom
Amount: £8,000 towards the cost of a master’s degree or MBA
Course starts: September/October 2018
Host institution: Accredited UK universities
Fields of study: Fintech-related fields (e.g. finance, business, management, engineering, computer science)
Number of awards available: One

Eligibility

An offer of admission to a master's or MBA programme at an accredited British university, starting in Autumn 2018

A British citizen or resident

Achieved or expected to achieve a 2.1 or above in undergraduate degree

Studying a fintech-related subject, with an intention to work in fintech upon graduation

Meet last year's winner

 

Name: Mohammed Hussan
 
Candidate: MSc Computer Science
 
Host University: Imperial College London
 
Year of study: 2017/18
 
Award: £8,000 towards the cost of a master’s degree
"The Fellowship has helped immeasurably with my studies. I am building the relevant technical skills, as well as meeting the right people and companies to launch a career in fintech when I graduate."
 
 

Apply now

The application is a web form that is submitted to Spotcap. Each file should be in PDF format and no more than 3MB in size. If you experience any technical difficulties completing the form, please contact fellowship@spotcap.co.uk

Timeline

17th April

Applications open

1st August

Applications close

15th August

Panel reviews applications

28th August

Shortlisted candidates contacted

11th September

Winner notified

The Fellowship Judging Panel

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Terms & Conditions

  • Amount

    The Fellowship is a tuition fee award of £8,000, designed to contribute to the costs of a fintech-related master's degree or MBA at a UK university
  • Course length

    You may apply if you are studying for a two-year degree, but the Fellowship will only apply to the first year
  • Remaining costs

    Applicants must be able to cover the remaining costs associated with completing their master's degree or MBA, including living costs and any outstanding tuition fees
  • Deadline

    Applications must be submitted by 12pm BST on 1st August 2018
  • Further funding

    You are required to disclose any other funding you may be receiving

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