Women in Finance and Tech Master Scholarships are awarded to exceptional female candidates who demonstrate strong academic achievements on all of our campuses.
Women in Finance and Technology Scholarships are designed to motivate talented female candidates to pursue graduate studies and careers in finance or technology.
BI Norwegian Business School supports the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The BI aims to support efforts to achieve gender equality in particular. Scholarships such as this one are intended to attract and encourage outstanding female candidates to pursue careers in fields with gender imbalances.
Awarded the following scholarships:
If the student maintains the academic progression requirements for scholarship recipients, the Women in Finance and Technology Master Scholarship will cover full tuition fees for up to two years.
- Strong academic records for female candidates
- Applicants who receive an offer of admission to one of the following programs:
- The MSc International Scholarship and the BI Presidential Scholarship will also be considered for this scholarship. It is not necessary to submit a separate scholarship application letter.
Write a one-page scholarship application letter describing why you deserve this scholarship and how your academic record qualifies you for consideration.
With your online application for admission, upload the scholarship application letter. Please include all the documentation needed to be considered for admission to a Master of Science program. Only if an admission offer is accepted will the scholarship application be considered.
If you are a BI student in your 3rd year of the Sivil*konom program, you can apply in the spring by sending an email to [email protected] with the subject line: Women in Finance and Tech Scholarship Application.
Deadline for applications:
Your application for admission, including your scholarship application, must be submitted by March 1.
Siv*k students must submit their applications by March 1.
The selection of recipients is as follows:
- BI Norwegian Business School is committed to attracting international students.
- Only applicants who have been admitted to a Master of Science program and have followed instructions will be considered. Only applicants who have been admitted to a You will be considered if you have completed the Master of Science program and followed instructions.
- BI distributes scholarships among MSc programs.
- Applicants from certain countries, BI partner schools, or those enrolled in priority master’s programs may be given priority.
- The ECTS scale will be used to evaluate all candidates. Graduation grades from international bachelor’s degrees will be converted to ECTS.
- Rankings can also be affected by other academic achievements, GMAT/GRE/CAT scores, extracurricular achievements, and personal achievements.
- First-time master’s degree candidates are given priority.
Scholarship awards are notified as follows:
- An offer of admission does not include a scholarship offer. While waiting for scholarship decisions, applicants should accept the admission offer.
- Throughout the admission process, scholarship offers will be sent to selected candidates.
- You must accept scholarship offers by the deadline listed on the offer. In the event that a scholarship is not accepted by the deadline, it will be withdrawn and given to another candidate.
- A BI-Luiss Joint Master in Marketing Scholarship and the A. Wilhelmsen Foundation Scholarship, as well as the BI-Luiss Joint Master in Marketing Scholarship.
- Applicants who don’t receive a scholarship will be notified at the end of the scholarship awarding cycle.
Scholarship decisions are not appealable.
Academic Progress Requirements:
Scholarships must be maintained by meeting academic progression requirements.
- Study progression (30 ECTS) in each semester.
- A cumulative GPA of a “B” on the BI ECTS scale is required after each academic semester.
- The Women in Finance and Tech Master Scholarship recipients will act as ambassadors for the program, assisting in recruitment efforts, and promoting a positive learning environment. The Scholarship Contract will specify the exact responsibilities.
Scholarships will be awarded up to ten times.
It is important to note:
- Although you can apply for more than one scholarship, BI Norwegian Business School will only award one scholarship per student.
- Scholarships are tied to academic programs and campuses, and they cannot be transferred.
- Candidates who are eligible for a student loan from L*nekassen in Norway (180 ECTS bachelor’s degree from a Norwegian educational institution) will be considered domestic applicants for the BI Presidential Scholarship and therefore do not qualify for the stipend towards living costs.
- Priority is not given to those who already hold a master’s degree.
Only candidates accepted to a Master of Science program beginning in Autumn 2023 will be considered for this scholarship.