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Bending Spoons

The Bending Spoons Women in Computer Science Scholarship

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Disciplines
5000 EUR
Grant
38 countries
Location
13 May 2024
Application deadline

About

Bending Spoons is offering merit-based scholarships to the best computer science students in the EU, the UK, Switzerland or the non-EU Balkan countries.

Overview

Scholarship type

Unknown

Number of scholarships to award

Multiple

Grant

€5,000

Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction

Description

Every year women make up a disproportionately small percentage of computer science graduates.

Recognizing the low representation of women in the field, The Bending Spoons scholarship for women in computer science focuses on fostering outstanding talent and creating further opportunities for excellence. The scholarship will cover one year of university studies, providing financial support to those who demonstrate exceptional merit and a commitment to advancing in the field of computer science. By promoting the joy and value of studying computer science, and the opportunities that follow from doing so, Bending Spoons wants to encourage more women to pursue this fulfilling and rewarding path. Ultimately, society stands to benefit from the greater representation of women in computer science.

Applicable programmes

Benefits

Bending Spoons is awarding a scholarship worth €5,000 to the 20 best students who identify as women and are majoring in computer science, software engineering, or an aligned discipline.

Eligibility

Any applicant meeting the following criteria is welcome to apply:

  • Identifies as a woman
  • Is aged 18 or older
  • Is pursuing either a bachelor’s or a master’s degree in the year 2024/2025 at any university in the EU, the UK, Switzerland or the non-EU Balkan countries
  • Is studying computer science, computer engineering, software engineering, artificial intelligence, informatics, or an aligned study program

Bending Spoons reserves the right to ask applicants for documentation confirming that they meet the criteria, or for more substantial proof of economic need later on in the process if necessary.

Scholarship requirements

Disciplines

Computer Sciences

Locations

38 countries

Nationality

Any

Study experience required

High school

Age

Over 18

Application

Application deadline

13 May 2024

Applications are open from February 20, 2024 to May 13, 2024. Scholarship recipients will be informed via email in July 2024.

Here’s what you need to apply:

Identity card or passport;

Curriculum Vitae;

Motivation letter explaining why you deserve this scholarship;

Academic transcripts.

Apply online and provide the necessary documents.

Those interested in applying for a scholarship are invited to do so on this site, providing the necessary documentation.

Complete online assessments + interview

Bending Spoons will review the material and then invite you to complete a few online tasks, followed by an interview.

Hear back in July

Bending Spoons will inform the scholarship recipients of their success via email in July 2024.

Financing

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