How to apply?

We look for candidates with
  • A desire to move FinTech and entrepreneurial thinking forward and bring expertise back home to Denmark

  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written) in English

Program requirements are:

  • Current enrollment at the Masters Level in Software Engineering, Data Science, Computer Science, Finance, Economics, Law or a related field in Denmark

  • Interest in financial technology (FinTech)

How to apply?

Submit your application to:

An application must include:

  • A personal statement explaining motivation and interest (1 page)

  • An entrepreneurial FinTech idea. As an example, this could be within the areas of artificial intelligence or blockchain.

  • A 2-minute video pitch, presenting the proposed project

  • A complete academic transcript

It is possible, but not required, to write the application with the support and involvement of a tenured professor or lecturer from your university.

The successful candidates will take a full semester of courses, earning credit towards their degree programs in Denmark.


It is a unique opportunity for talented students to collaborate with students and professors from world-leading universities in one of the most entrepreneurial environments in the world. We have high expectations to both the program and the benefits for the students.

Michael S. Dahl, PhD

Chairman of the Academic Board,

FinTech Scholarship

Application deadlines and important dates

Spring semester 2019 (closed)

  • September 10, 2018 Application deadline

  • January 14, 2019 Spring semester begins

  • May 16, 2019 Spring semester ends

Fall semester 2019 (closed)

  • March 31, 2019 Application deadline

  • August 21, 2019 Fall semester begins

  • December 20, 2019 Fall semester ends


Spring semester 2020 (closed)

  • September 10, 2019 Application deadline
    (you'll receive a reply on your application before the end of September)

  • January 14, 2020 Spring semester begins

  • May 15, 2020 Spring semester ends

Fall semester 2020 (closed)

  • January 1, 2020 Application opens for applicants for fall 2020

  • March 1, 2020 Application deadline
    (you'll receive a reply on your application before the end of March)

  • August 19, 2020 Fall semester begins

  • December 18, 2020 Fall semester ends

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