100 Fintech scholarships
for learners from diverse backgrounds

We are helping women and learners from diverse backgrounds gain access to quality education in Financial Technology

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The Initiative

With the aim to support region’s brightest minds accelerate their career in financial services, develop new FinTech skills and empower women workforce, Abu Dhabi Global Market Academy (ADGMA) in collaboration with the Centre for Finance, Technology and Entrepreneurship (CFTE) London have announced 100 scholarships for those who want to acquire or advance skills in finance and technology and be part of this exciting sector while half of these scholarships will be given to women, supporting SDG goal number 5 of Gender Equality.

The launch of the scholarship programme is part of the commitment of both ADGMA and CFTE to promote and support diverse capability development in fintech and financial services and support the UAE National Agenda of 2021, which aims to position the UAE among the leading nations in ease of doing business, innovation, and research and development indicators.

Each course offers a flexible learning approach covering diversified topics from Open Banking, Payments, Blockchain, AI, Central Bank Digital Currencies, RegTech and more aiming to plug a gaping hole in the industry’s talent deficit issues. Students will be provided unlimited access to short self-paced courses, exclusive fintech events, disruptive startup journeys and a vibrant global community.

This initiative aims to support some of the region’s brightest minds to accelerate their career in financial services by providing highly-relevant content and education in the industry to build new skills and boost their career opportunities.

UAE has identified Fintech development as a national priority and is leading the way in the MENA region. ADGMA understands the need to transform the knowledge and skill development and provide an ideal environment for the radical innovation in financial services. We are committed to help the region become future-ready as financial leaders with an important role to play in the global economy.The launch of the scholarship programme is part of the commitment from ADGMA to promote and support diverse capability development in fintech and financial services and support the UAE National Agenda. The agenda aims to position the UAE among the leading nations in ease of doing business, innovation, and research and development indicators.”

Hamad Sayah Al Mazrouei, Managing Director of ADGM Academy

“At CFTE, we believe in levelling the playing field by making quality education in fintech accessible to women and people from different regions and backgrounds. In this regard, CFTE has supported several initiatives to help people benefit from fintech education across countries – from the United Kingdom, Budapest, Luxembourg, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong and the UAE, and is continuing to push to make a bigger impact.

By supporting ADGMA to provide 100 Fintech scholarships we aim to bring quality education in Fintech to all. We are hopeful that the initiative enables more women and diverse individuals to accelerate their career in financial services” 

Tram Anh Nguyen, CFTE’s Co-founder

ADGMA Academy and CFTE partner - Huy Nguyen Trieu, CFTE's Co-founder signs Partnership

Eligibility criteria

You are a women and/or from a diverse background

You are above 18 years old

You are from the UAE

You have an unparalleled motivation for Fintech

Learners Will Access THINK

Think - CFTE's E-learning Platform in Financial Technology (Fintech)
  • Access online self-paced learning that is flexible to your goals.
  • Get a 360 view on Fintech, focused on what matters.
  • Receive first-hand insights curated by 200+ finance experts who know what skills you must learn
  • Transfer your new skills directly to your job
  • Understand how to leverage AI, Fintech and other technologies

The Outcome

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100 Students Educated

Students and Professionals from diverse backgrounds in the UAE will be given the opportunity to access education to boost their careers

Latest Skills Learned

Learners will access courses on Open Banking, Payments, Blockchain, AI and more to help students gain highly-relevant education in the finance industry to build new skills

Global Community Access

Students and Professionals who will be a part of the scholarship programme will join the community of 100K CFTE Alumni including Fintech experts, leaders and professionals worldwide

In the News

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The Abu Dhabi Global Market Academy (ADGMA) in collaboration with the Centre for Finance, Technology and Entrepreneurship (CFTE) London, has announced 100 scholarships for those wishing to acquire advanced skills in finance and technology with half these scholarships for women, supporting SDG goal number 5 of Gender Equality.

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The ADGMA scholarship programme aims to help students and professionals from diverse backgrounds to obtain quality education so they are equipped to reinvent finance 2.0. The learners will utilise THINK, an e-learning platform to gain access to these advanced courses especially curated by over 200 finance experts who know what skills you must learn.

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Digital payments, big data analytics, automated lending, artificial intelligence, blockchain for finance, cryptocurrency, almost every tech buzzword today is associated with fintech. Naturally, there is an immense opportunity, and FinTech certification courses are the perfect way to begin the journey.

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In collaboration with Centre for Finance, Technology and Entrepreneurship Abu Dhabi Global Market Academy launches 100 fintech scholarship to upskill students and professional from diverse backgrounds in fast-growing sector.

Partners

Delivering world-class financial education and literacy, ADGM Academy will help to position Abu Dhabi as a leading global financial centre. This will be achieved through worldwide recognised educational and experiential programmes on a range of topics and qualifications in banking, finance, leadership, entrepreneurship, technical and soft skills.

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Delivering world-class financial education and literacy, ADGM Academy will help to position Abu Dhabi as a leading global financial centre. This will be achieved through worldwide recognised educational and experiential programmes on a range of topics and qualifications in banking, finance, leadership, entrepreneurship, technical and soft skills.

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