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Women in Technology Scholarship

The 2020 application period is now open. The deadline to apply is Sunday 19 April 2020 at 11:59PM PST. (We have extended the deadline. Previous deadline was April 5.)

We launched the Palantir Women in Technology Scholarship in 2010 to celebrate and support women who are beginning careers in technology. We hope to encourage women to pursue computer science, engineering, and technical studies, and to become leaders in these fields.

This year, 10 scholarship recipients will be chosen and invited to visit our London office for a full-day, all-expenses paid developmental workshop. Programming will include professional development sessions, breakouts with our engineers, and some fun social activities! All recipients are awarded grants of £5,500 to support their education.


The Women In Technology Scholarship (Europe) is open to students who:

Are active, full-time undergraduate or Master's students enrolled in an accredited European college/university during the academic years that the scholarship is awarded, i.e., you must be enrolled in both the current (2019-20) and upcoming (2020-21) academic years

Are majoring in or plan to major in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) fields

Identify as women

Have not been recipients in the past

We iterate on the scholarship eligibility every year, so the above is subject to change.

We recognize that not all European programs follow the same academic structure. If you have any questions about eligibility, please email us.

Ready to apply?

We are currently accepting applications for the 2020 scholarship program. To apply, please submit the following materials by Sunday 19 April 2020 at 11:59PM PST. (We have extended the deadline. Previous deadline was April 5.)

The Women in Technology Scholarship (Europe) Application (Please download, complete and save as a PDF file.)

A copy of your CV

A copy of your transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable)

We will select 10 scholarship recipients. Finalists will be announced in late April.

*PLEASE NOTE: Due to COVID-19, we will no longer be hosting our in-person office visits. We are looking into remote options and will update recipients once selected.

Apply now

Terms and Conditions

By applying to the Women in Technology Scholarship Europe (“Scholarship”), you understand and agree that any personal data collected in connection with your online application may be used by Palantir Technologies Inc. and our subsidiaries, affiliates, and partners worldwide (collectively, “Palantir”) for purposes of processing your application, organizing and administering the Scholarship and complying with all applicable legal obligations. All personal data that you provide is subject to Palantir’s Privacy and Security Statement. Further, if you opt-in to be contacted for future employment opportunities with Palantir, you understand and agree that Palantir will retain your personal information for that purpose and may contact you in the future.

The scholarship funds awarded must be spent on education related expenses, such as tuition, fees, books, supplies and equipment required for the students' classes at their primary university. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled as full-time students for the current (2019-20) and upcoming (2020-21) academic years. Enrollment will be verified after the winners are selected, and all scholarship payments will be made directly to the student.


  • I am a PhD student, can I apply?
    No. At this time, our scholarship program is only open to undergraduate and Master’s students.
  • I am still in secondary school, but have taken enough college units to be in freshman standing. Can I apply?
    No. You need to have graduated secondary school and be actively enrolled full-time in an accredited college or university.
  • I am enrolled in an accredited European university, but am currently studying abroad. Can I apply?
    Yes. However, if selected, you will need to be available to attend the London office visit on 18 May.
  • I am enrolled in an accredited European university, but am currently studying abroad at an accredited U.S., Canadian or Mexican university. Should I apply to the WIT-EU scholarship or the WIT-NA scholarship?
    You should apply to WIT-EU, as the scholarship is based off of the school you will receive your degree from. However, if selected, please note that you will need to be available to attend the London office visit on 18 May.
  • What is considered a European university?
    Your college or university must be located in a country that is part of the continent of Europe.
  • What is considered a STEM major?
    STEM is an acronym referring to the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math; majoring in STEM major means that you will graduate with a degree in one of those aforementioned fields. If you are unsure whether your major falls into this category, please reach out to us to determine eligibility.
  • What if my official or full transcript is not available?
    If you aren't able to obtain an official or full transcript, we will accept your most recent transcript, i.e. an unofficial transcript, or any proof of enrollment.

Still Have Questions?

Send an email to Please allow up to 2 business days for a response.

2019 Recipients

Congratulations to our 2019 Women in Technology Scholarship recipients!

2019 Recipients

Anna Darii
Technical University Munich

God'sMercy Oluwanusin
King's College London
Biomedical Science

Lisa Drudi
Technical University Munich
Earth Oriented Science and Technology

Idaresit Edem Udoh
University of Kent
Electronic and Communication Engineering

Bhagyashree Padalkar
Technical University Munich

Ellie McCarthy
University of Bristol
Engineering Mathematics

Ojasvi Jalal
University of Edinburgh
Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence

Alice Bizeul
École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
Life Sciences Engineering

Zoë Rosanagh Slattery
Imperial College London
Electronic Engineering

Sarah Walmsley
Cardiff University
Physics with Astronomy

Zoë-Miriam Cohen
University College London

2018 Recipients

Congratulations to our 2018 Women in Technology Scholarship recipients!

Catherine Easdon
Computer Science
University of Bristol

Alexandra Marie Grass
Informatics, Games Engineering
Technical University of Munich

Teodora Maria Georgescu
Artificial Intelligence and Computer Science
University of Edinburgh

Mari Liis Pedak
Artificial Intelligence
University of Edinburgh

Vanessa Ackermann
Computer Science
University of Oxford

Dominika Bakalarz
Mathematics and Statistics
University of Oxford

Steph Mottershead
Space Engineering
University College London

Camilla Dondi
Biomedical Engineering
Imperial College London

Romy Minko
University of Oxford

Teresa Salazar
Informatics Engineering
Universidade de Coimbra