Gjensidige Women in Technology Master Scholarship
Inspiring talented female candidates to pursue a career in analytics and technology.
The Gjensidige Scholarship Programme
The Gjensidige Women in Technology Master Scholarship aims to inspire and support talented female candidates to pursue a career in analytics and technology in the insurance industry.
Awarded to an exceptional female candidate who demonstrates strong academic achievements, the Gjensidige Women in Technology Master Scholarship is open to eligible female applicants with Nordic citizenship who apply to, and are accepted in, a master programme in business analytics, data science, and quantitative finance at BI Norwegian Business School.
No internship, thesis counselling, or job opportunities are attached to this scholarship.
Please note it is not possible to apply directly to Gjensidige for this scholarship. Applicants must include a scholarship application letter with their application for admission to BI Norwegian Business School.
Gjensidige is the insurance company that leads the way and finds new ways to create a sense of security. At Gjensidige we safeguard life, health, and assets, and we shall know the customer best and care the most. Gjensidige is a leading Nordic insurance group listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange with over 3800 employees in Norway, Denmark, Sweden and the Baltics. Gjensidige has provided insurance services for more than 200 years.
For more information about the donor of this generous scholarship, please visit the Gjensidige website.
All inquiries regarding this scholarship are to be directed to Marketing and Recruitment at BI Norwegian Business School.
- Female applicants with strong academic records with Nordic citizenship.
- Female applicants who apply to and receive an offer of admission to the following programmes:
- Apply for a scholarship at the same time as you apply for admission.
- Write a scholarship application letter, maximum one-page, outlining why you should receive this scholarship. Scholarships are awarded based on academic merit, not on financial need.
- Upload it to the section marked ‘Scholarship’ in your online application for admission.
- Include all the required documentation to be evaluated for admission to a Master of Science programme. The scholarship application will only be considered if a complete application for admission has been submitted and the offer of admission is accepted.
- Only one scholarship application letter is required for an applicant to be considered for any scholarships for which they are qualified.
Application deadline is March 1.
Applicants: A complete application for admission, including your scholarship application, must be uploaded to the online application portal. Applications for scholarship are not accepted by email.
Late applications will not be considered.
BI has a generous scholarship programme for master’s studies. However, the competition for scholarships is great. Each year, the number of scholarship applications received from master’s applicants is far greater than the number of scholarships available.
- BI Norwegian Business School aims to build a diverse and international student body.
- Only applicants who have been admitted to a Master of Science programme and have applied as instructed will be considered.
- BI ensures distribution of scholarships across MSc programmes.
- BI reserves the right to award scholarships according to institutional priorities which many include prioritizing specific master’s programmes, diversity and gender distribution, or selected partner schools of BI.
- All candidates will be assessed according to the ECTS scale. Applicants with international bachelor's degrees will have their grades converted to the ECTS scale.
- Other factors that may influence awarding could be other academic achievements, GMAT/GRE/CAT scores, extracurricular achievements, and special personal achievements.
- Scholarship offers are not sent with offers of admission. You will receive the offer of admission first.
- Applicants must accept the offer of admission while awaiting scholarship decisions.
- Scholarship offers will be sent to selected candidates throughout the admission cycle.
- Scholarship offers must be accepted by the date indicated on the offer. Scholarships not accepted by the deadline will be withdrawn/cancelled and awarded to another candidate.
- Every effort is made for scholarships to be awarded by the end of April with the exception of the A. Wilhelmsen Foundation Scholarship and the BI-Luiss Joint Master in Marketing Scholarship which are awarded later in the spring.
- All scholarship applicants, including those not selected, will be informed of the scholarship application decision by the end of April.
Scholarship decisions cannot be appealed.
All candidates must meet academic progression requirements to maintain their scholarship. Detailed requirements are included in the Scholarship Agreement.
- Full study progression (30 ECTS) in each semester.
- Minimum cumulative GPA of a "B" on the BI ECTS scale after completion of each academic semester.
- Candidates who are awarded the Women in Finance and Tech Master Scholarship must be prepared to be "BI Ambassadors", acting as spokespeople, assisting in recruitment efforts, and promoting a good study environment. Scholarship recipients will be informed about responsibilities during the academic year.