LoanPro Fintech Scholarship

The application opens January 12th, 2024, and will be awarded for the Fall 2024 and Spring 2025 semesters. Open to all business, engineering, or law undergraduate or graduate students or any student participating in the fintech minor. Preference is given to Fintech minors and/or students with a strong interest in financial technology and its impact. Qualified applicants will also be considered based on merit and demonstrated financial need. Please email your questions to

Stena Center for Financial Technology
The Stena Center for Financial Technology at the University of Utah unites education and industry to accelerate financial innovation and inclusion. It is a collaborative effort of the David Eccles School of Business, the John and Marcia Price College of Engineering and the S.J. Quinney School of Law. Organized as an interdisciplinary effort, the center provides workshops, labs, research, an annual conference and other projects and programs for students, faculty and industry partners. The center collaborates with university faculty to bring together fintech learning, scholarship, innovation, entrepreneurship and knowledge sharing.

Stena Center for Financial Technology + LoanPro
The Stena Center for Financial Technology and Loan Pro announced a partnership in June 2023. LoanPro provided a gift to the Stena Center and access to their industry-leading lending technology platform to give students and faculty an environment where they can learn, build, iterate and test. Funding from LoanPro will be used for student scholarships, to support faculty research and to help support the center’s mission. Visit LoanPro to learn more.

David Eccles School of Business
Supplemental Questions
  1. In a rapidly evolving world driven by technological innovation, we are on the lookout for students who possess a deep curiosity about the impact of technology. We want to know more about you - your interests, your goals, and your experiences that showcase your fascination with technology. Please take a moment to tell us about yourself, your favorite pastimes, and the personal aspirations that drive you.
  2. In the realm of technology, curiosity is the spark that ignites progress. Please elaborate on your technological curiosity, providing insights into specific projects or experiences that underline your passion for all things tech. Whether it's coding, engineering, designing, or even exploring the business/social implications of technology, share instances that showcase your inquisitive nature.
  3. We are interested how you envision your pursuit of curiosity in technology contributing to a better world or leaving a lasting impact. How do you see the relationship between your thirst for technological knowledge and the potential to drive positive change in society? Whether it's addressing environmental challenges, revolutionizing industries, or enhancing human connectivity, elaborate on the connection between your curiosity and a meaningful impact.
  4. Furthermore, with the rise of fintech's influence on our financial landscape, we're interested in your perspective on the matter. Please share your thoughts on fintech and the specific aspects that pique your curiosity. Additionally, should you choose to enroll in the fintech minor program here, what do you hope to gain from your studies? Whether it's a deeper understanding of blockchain, a grasp of digital payment systems, or insights into financial inclusion, articulate your motivations and aspirations in the fintech domain.
  5. How will this scholarship assist you in achieving your career aspirations? Whether it's enabling you to delve deeper into your studies, participate in relevant extracurricular activities, or access resources that enhance your learning, explain how this scholarship will serve as a catalyst for your professional journey.
  6. Upload your most current CV/Resume.
  7. Are you familiar with any fintech companies local to Utah?
  8. If yes, what do you know about these companies?
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