European Central Bank Scholarship for Women 2023/24

The application period for the ECB Scholarship for Women 2023/24 is open until 21 May.

The aim of the programme is to support and attract young female talent, in particular women who are currently enrolled, or about to enrol, on a master’s degree in the fields of economics, statistics, engineering and computing and who are facing a funding gap which may prevent them from pursuing their studies. 

The scholarship will be offered to 15 outstanding candidates who will:

o   Receive a grant of €10,000

o   Attend a study visit at the European Central Bank with dedicated activities, such as meeting with the ECB Women in Leadership Network

o   Gain insight into the ECB’s central banking and banking supervision functions

o   Meet fellow scholars and join the alumni community

o   Receive advice and mentoring from an ECB economist or expert in the field of banking supervision, statistics, engineering, or information technology

To be considered eligible for the programme, the women should meet the following eligibility criteria:

o   Be a citizen of an EU Member State;

o   Currently enrolled, or are about to enroll, in a master’s course in economics, statistics, engineering or computing at a European university or business school;

o   Facing a funding gap that may prevent them from pursuing their studies;

o   Completed an undergraduate degree at an academic institution with excellent grades (i.e. for bachelor’s degree)


More information on eligibility can be found on here. On 10 May, at 3 pm, a dedicated 1-hour info session will take place to present the scholarship and answer questions – interested candidates can register here.