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Toptal Scholarships for Women

Key details

$10,000 per annum
Length of Support
1 year full time
Number Offered

About this scholarship

We are looking for you.

Toptal® is empowering the next generation of female leaders. If you want to change the world, we’ll help you to rise to achieve it.

Women Change the World

This program is for ambitious women, 16 years or older, who are passionate about making some meaningful change for a community or cause they care about.

Creating Momentum Around the World

We are awarding one prize per region to current residents of Europe, the Americas, Africa, Asia, and Oceania. See below for application timelines.

Pursuing an Education

Brilliance and wisdom come in many forms. This program is open to women from all walks of life who are currently pursuing or aiming to pursue any type of education program.

With an Idea — And a Plan

Entries will be judged on the originality of the idea, your plan for making it happen, and your passion for the cause it represents.

Toptal will award five scholarships to aspiring female leaders in five global regions: Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, and Oceania. Each winner will receive (US)$10,000 and a year of weekly one-on-one mentoring by a Toptal expert.

Application Timelines

One prize will be awarded to current residents of each region listed below. Please refer to the dates indicated for your specific region.

  • Africa
    • Application Deadline: September 30, 2018
    • Winner Announced: November 7, 2018
  • Oceania
    • Application Deadline: October 31, 2018
    • Winner Announced: December 5, 2018
  • Asia
    • Application Deadline: November 30, 2018
    • Winner Announced: January 9, 2019
  • Europe
    • Application Deadline: January 31, 2019
    • Winner Announced: March 13, 2019
  • Americas
    • Application Deadline: March 31, 2019
    • Winner Announced: May 8, 2019

Application: APPLY NOW


  • Female
Eligible Study Fields
Business & Management
Creative Arts
Engineering & Mathematics
Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences
IT & Computer Science
Law, Legal Studies & Justice
Medical & Health Sciences
Property & Built Environment
Teaching & Education