United States International University (USIU) has teamed up with Exness, a global multi-asset broker, to extend its Fintech Scholarships program to students in Kenya. The program is designed to support outstanding university students pursuing studies in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields. As a part of Exness’ commitment to education, the scholarship initiative aims to empower talented individuals and nurture their potential in the ever-evolving world of technology and finance.
Fintech Scholarships Program: Opportunities for STEM Students
The Fintech Scholarships program by Exness is open to third and fourth-year USIU undergraduates in Data Science, Analytics, and Software Engineering, as well as students who have accepted an offer for the MSc in Information Technology course starting in September 2023. The scholarship covers full tuition fees and living expenses, providing aspiring students with a remarkable opportunity to advance their careers in the STEM domain.
How to Apply for the Fintech Scholarships
Interested students are encouraged to apply for the Fintech Scholarships program by sending their applications to Exness. The application should include a comprehensive CV, academic transcripts, and a motivation letter. The deadline for submitting applications is 28th July 2023. For detailed information and application guidelines, candidates can visit Exness’ official website.
Exness’ Commitment to Education: Expanding Opportunities Globally
Exness is committed to supporting education in the countries where it operates, and Kenya marks the third country to benefit from its Fintech Scholarships initiative. Previously, Exness successfully launched similar scholarship programs in Cyprus and South Africa, providing deserving students with opportunities to pursue their studies at prestigious universities such as the University of Cambridge and the University of Cape Town.
Exness Head of Community, Martin Thorvaldsson, expressed delight over the program’s expansion, emphasizing the significance of higher education in shaping the future of the youth.
“We are happy to be able to launch our Fintech Scholarships program in yet another country,” said Martin Thorvaldsson, Exness Head of Community. “At Exness, we recognize the importance of higher education for our youth’s future and are honored to be part of the journey of excellent students in building the STEM careers and future they dream of. We strongly believe that technology and innovation are key sectors for every economy and as a fintech company, we are dedicated to supporting the minds that can contribute to their growth and development.”
USIU’s Enthusiasm for the Partnership
USIU, as a renowned university, is enthusiastic about the collaboration with Exness. The Fintech Scholarships program opens doors for young Kenyan students to reach their fullest potential in the technology space. USIU Vice Chancellor, Prof. Margee Ensign, highlighted the scholarship degree programs in Data Science, Analytics, Software Engineering, and Information Security as game-changers that align with global challenges and opportunities of the 21st century.
“As a university, we are so excited about our partnership with Exness,” said Prof. Margee Ensign, Vice Chancellor at United States International University Africa. “The Exness Fintech Scholarships aim to offer opportunities to young people from Kenya to achieve their full potential and aspirations in the Technology space. We strongly believe that to truly transform society, learning, and education need to align with local and global challenges and opportunities. The scholarship degree programs of Data Science and Analytics, Software Engineering, and Information Security are indeed game changers for the landscape of the 21st century.”
The partnership between USIU and Exness in offering Fintech Scholarships is a significant stride in empowering Kenyan students in STEM fields. The program provides exceptional opportunities for talented individuals to excel in their educational journey and contribute to the growth and development of technology and innovation in Kenya. With Exness’ commitment to education and USIU’s dedication to transforming society through learning, this collaboration is set to shape a bright future for aspiring students in the ever-evolving landscape of the 21st century.