Application process

Every year we provide funding for women looking to undertake university-level research in computing or an IT-related area.

Our application process works as follows:

step 1

Call for applications

OpenBright issues a call for applications from eligible students from partner universities.

step 2

Application

Students complete an online application form and submit this for initial assessment by OpenBright.

step 3

Shortlisting

OpenBright staff and Trustees decide which applications to shortlist for support.

step 4

Assessment

Shortlisted applicants are invited to discuss their proposal at a Q&A session with the Trustees.

step 5

Decision

Trustees will decide whether to award the grant.

step 6

Funding

Grants will be made to the partner university for awarding to successful applicants. 

Any questions?

Please see our FAQs first, or contact your university in the first instance. If you still have a question, you can get in touch with us by email or fill in the online contact form