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Spotcap Fintech Scholarship Winner Announcement

Spotcap Fintech Scholarship

Inspiring grassroots, Australian talent

The Scholarship is a $10k award, supporting one aspiring undergraduate or master's student per year

The future is fintech

Join an exciting and dynamic industry. Inspire others with your story

Supporting our talent

Australia needs graduates with fintech expertise. Now is the time to start your career in fintech

Apply today

Send us a short essay or video on why you think fintech is the future.

We have a winner

 

Name: Vishal Uppal
 
Candidate: Finance and Computer Science
 
Host University: University of Sydney
 
Course starts: February/March 2018
 
Reward: $10,000 towards the cost of his bachelor degree
"I believe the most important challenge fintech will face is a social one. My aim is to build solutions that address these issues by embracing design philosophy with the next wave of advancements in cognitive technology."
 
 

Scholarship details



Deadline: 20th January 2018, 5pm AEST
Study in: Australia
Amount: $10,000 towards the cost of an undergraduate or master’s degree
Course starts: February/March 2018
Host institution: Accredited Australian universities
Field of study: Fintech-related fields (e.g. finance, business, management, law, design, computer engineering, innovation and entrepreneurship)
Number of awards available: One

Scholarship details



Deadline: 20th January 2018, 5pm AEST
Study in: Australia
Amount: $10,000 towards the cost of an undergraduate or master’s degree
Course starts: February/March 2018
Host institution: Accredited Australian universities
Field of study: Fintech-related fields (e.g. finance, business, management, law, design, computer engineering, innovation and entrepreneurship)
Number of awards available: One

Eligibility

An offer of admission to an undergraduate or master's programme at an accredited Australian university starting in February/March 2018

An Australian citizen or permanent resident

Achieved or expected to achieve a good academic standing

A demonstrable interest in a fintech-related field, with an intention to work in fintech upon graduation

Timeline

4th September 17

Applications open

20th January 18

Applications close

21st January 18

Panel reviews applications

25th January 18

Shortlisted candidates contacted

31st January 18

Scholarship recipient announced

Scholarship Judging Panel

Terms & Conditions

  • Amount

    The Scholarship is a tuition fee award of $10,000, designed to contribute to the costs of an undergraduate or master's degree at an accredited Australian university
  • Course length

    In the case of multi-year degrees, the Scholarship award will only apply to the first year
  • Remaining costs

    Applicants must be able to cover the remaining costs associated with completing their programme, including living costs and any outstanding tuition fees
  • Deadline

    Applications must be submitted by 20th January 2018, 5pm AEST
  • Further funding

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

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About Spotcap

Spotcap provides flexible and accessible small business financing, allowing entrepreneurs to focus on what matters – their business.