Spotcap Fintech Fellowship

Level of study
Postgraduate research masters, Postgraduate taught masters
Subject area
Arts and Law, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Social Sciences
Type of Award
Deadline for applying
Closed 15/08/2019 (Note: competition closed for this year)

Award Description

Launched for the first time in April 2017, the yearly Spotcap Fintech Fellowship is helping build a healthy talent pipeline for the British Financial Technology industry. Awarded to one student per academic year, the Fellowship contributes £8,000 towards a Masters degree or MBA in a Fintech-related field (e.g. finance, business, management, engineering, computer science).

Value of Award

The Fellowship is an £8,000 award that supports one aspiring Masters or MBA student per year.

Eligibility Criteria

To qualify for the Fintech Fellowship, applicants must cover the following criteria:

  • Have an offer of admission to a master’s or MBA programme at an accredited British university.
  • Be a British citizen or resident.
  • Study a fintech-related subject, with an intention to work in fintech upon graduation.

How to Apply

Please note: the Spotcap Fintech Fellowship will not be running during the academic year 2020/21.

Applicants can upload their CV and cover letter via the Fintech Fellowship website. Their cover letter should include the following points:

  • Brief description of their background and achievements.
  • What sparked their interest in fintech.
  • How their studies would support a career in fintech.