Billie Gifford Scholarship: STEM Scholarship for Women

University of Abertay Dundee

United Kingdom
Undergraduate/ Bachelor Scholarship  
September 21, 2022


Billie Gifford Scholarship: STEM Scholarship for Women Overview

Baillie Gifford is an independent investment partnership founded in Edinburgh in 1908, focused on long-term growth investing in some of the world’s most exciting companies. With 1,684 staff and assets under management of £277bn (of 31 March 2022), it has offices in Edinburgh (HQ), Amsterdam, Dublin, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, London, New York, Shanghai, Toronto and Zurich.

Baillie Gifford also supports scholarships for Mental Health Nursing within the School of Applied Science at Abertay University.

Applications will be selected based on how well the applicant demonstrates how the scholarship can help them achieve their ambitions to work in a software engineering-related career. Other important factors include: Students who are first in their family to attend university; have overcome challenging circumstances; are from a low-income background and/or are at risk of leaving their studies will benefit from the scholarship.

Four Baillie Gifford STEM scholarships are available in Academic Year 2022/23.


To be considered for this scholarship, applicants must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Be commencing year 1 in one of the following BSc (Hons) degree in September 2022:
  • BSc (Hons) Computer Games Application Development
  • BSc (Hons) Computer Games Technology
  • BSc (Hons) Computing
  • BSc (Hons) Ethical Hacking
  • Are Female
  • Be able to demonstrate a financial need for support in the application form
  • Be able to demonstrate a strong intent to have a career in software engineering when they graduate
  • Be willing to meet the award conditions set out in the guidance notes.
  • How to Apply

    Applications Open: Friday 23 September 2022

    Closing Date: Friday 21 October 2022

    For more information, please download the Baillie Gifford Scholarship: STEM Scholarship for Women 304KB.

    Apply via Abertay Connect by searching for 'Scholarship Opportunities'.

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