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Exness Expands Fintech Scholarships Program to Kenya

Exness, the global multi-asset broker known for its unique blend of technology and ethics, has exciting news for aspiring students in Kenya. The company is extending its highly popular Fintech Scholarships program to Kenya in partnership with the prestigious United States International University (USIU). The program aims to support outstanding university students in the fields of Data Science, Analytics, Software Engineering, and Information Technology, empowering them to pursue their dreams and contribute to the growth of the STEM sector in the country.

The Exness Fintech Scholarships Program:

The Exness Fintech Scholarships program was first launched in Cyprus, and its success led to its expansion to South Africa last year. Now, Kenya becomes the third country to benefit from this noble initiative. The program is designed to provide financial assistance to exceptional students in STEM fields, enabling them to focus on their studies without worrying about tuition fees and living expenses.

Eligibility and Application Process:

The Fintech Scholarships program in Kenya is open to third and fourth-year USIU undergraduates majoring in Data Science, Analytics, and Software Engineering. Additionally, students who have received an offer for the MSc in Information Technology course, which commences in September 2023, are also eligible to apply.

Interested students must submit their applications to Exness, including a comprehensive CV, academic transcripts, and a motivation letter, no later than 28th July 2023. The application process provides aspiring students with the opportunity to showcase their academic excellence, passion for their chosen field, and dedication to making a positive impact on society through technology and innovation.

The Benefits of the Exness Fintech Scholarships:

The Exness Fintech Scholarships program will cover the entire amount of tuition fees and living expenses for the selected students. This comprehensive financial support will ease the burden of pursuing higher education and enable the recipients to focus wholeheartedly on their studies, research, and professional development.

Empowering the Future of STEM in Kenya

Exness’ decision to expand the Fintech Scholarships program to Kenya demonstrates the company’s unwavering commitment to supporting education in the regions it operates in. By empowering students in STEM fields, Exness aims to foster the growth of technology and innovation in the Kenyan economy.

Speaking about the expansion, Martin Thorvaldsson, Exness Head of Community, expressed his delight, stating, “We are happy to be able to launch our Exness Fintech Scholarships program in yet another country. 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.”

He continued, “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.”

United States International University Africa: A Partner in Empowerment

The partnership with United States International University Africa (USIU) plays a pivotal role in the success of the Fintech Scholarships program in Kenya. USIU, renowned for its commitment to academic excellence and innovation, is a natural fit for Exness’ mission to empower the next generation of technology leaders.

Prof. Margee Ensign, Vice-Chancellor at United States International University Africa, expressed her excitement about the collaboration, stating, “As a university, we are so excited about our partnership with Exness. The Exness Fintech Scholarships aim to offer opportunities to young people from Kenya to achieve their full potential and aspirations in the Technology space.”

She emphasized the significance of aligning education with local and global challenges and opportunities, underscoring the degree programs covered by the scholarships, including Data Science and Analytics, Software Engineering, and Information Security. These programs are indeed game-changers for the 21st-century technological landscape, driving progress and innovation in Kenya and beyond.

Exness: Pioneering a Frictionless Trading Experience

Exness is a global multi-asset broker that stands out for its commitment to providing traders with a frictionless trading experience. The company’s focus on technology and ethics has enabled it to elevate the industry benchmark and cultivate a loyal client base of over 500,000 active traders worldwide.

With a monthly trading volume exceeding $3 trillion, Exness is a prominent player in the financial markets, and its strategic expansion to new regions is testament to its dedication to making a positive impact on a global scale.

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