Product Management Education Scholarship

Wise and Product School are teaming up to help 20 women and non-binary people get hired in the tech industry, with full-scholarships to the Product Manager Certificate™ (PMC)


Wise and Product School are pleased to announce the Scholarship Recipients

Zaklina Usainovic ⌟
Kate Rushton ⌟
Ksenia Osipova ⌟
Mustika Rizki Robertson ⌟
Rishara Weerakoon ⌟
Paulami Lahiry ⌟
Kristiina Annask ⌟
Le Na Vu ⌟
Pragyadipta Sahu ⌟
Sheena Lydon ⌟

⌞ Eve Anijarv
⌞ Daniela Zanini
⌞ Kristiina Mark
⌞ Maarja Endjarv
⌞ Regina Velazquez Toscano
⌞ Isabella Lampela
⌞ Polly Caldwell
⌞ Sharon Osahon
⌞ Yati Afendy
⌞ Pelin Yilmazbayir

Wise and Product School join forces to help eliminate barriers to careers in technology and increase female and non-binary representation within the industry

Wise, a global technology company, is building the best way to move money around the world. They are already the international account used by over 10 million people who live, work, travel, and do business around the world. Product School is the global leader in Product Management training, empowering individuals and organizations to build better products.

Wise and Product School passionately believe that gender identity should not be a barrier to success and that anyone with the motivation should have the opportunity to pursue a career in the tech industry. This is why we are teaming up to provide $90,000 of education scholarships to women and non-binary individuals who want to build great products and use technology to change lives.

Perfect for Aspiring Product Managers from any professional background

Win a Full-Scholarship to the Product Manager Certificate™

In this hands-on online course, you’ll use the latest tools to build digital products, with the help of a current Wise Product Manager, who will be your personal mentor. Additionally, external Product Managers within the fintech industry will guest speak at online events, and share relevant practical experience to the topics covered in the program. You’ll receive feedback, guidance and also take part in mock interviews with Wise, which will help you prepare for your first role and career in Product Management. Both the mentoring provided by Wise and the opportunity to refine your interviewing skills with the help of real hiring managers are unique to this partnership.

Standard Tuition Fee: $4,449

How it Works

Complete the Application Form

Please take a few minutes to fill out the application form and let us know more about you. The deadline to submit your application is April 5.

Scholarship Recipients

Leading Product Managers from Product School and Wise will carefully review all applications received and might invite you for a quick chat before a final decision is made. The winners will be notified on April 30.

Your Education Begins

If you are selected as a scholarship recipient, you will participate in the industry-standard Product Manager Certificate(PMC), live online starting May 11, 2021

Watch Product School CEO Interview Wise Sr Director of Product

Non-Profits We Support:

We partner with companies, governments, and non-profits to provide special scholarships and grants. If you’re interested in partnering, please reach out at [email protected]

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Who can apply for the scholarship?

    To apply for the Wise Product Management Education Scholarship, you must:

    • Identify as female or non-binary 
    • We welcome applicants from underrepresented backgrounds. 
    • Have at least two years of general work experience and some experience working in tech
    • Be comfortable learning and collaborating in a live, virtual environment
    • Be able to commit 40+ hours to your education over an 8-week program, beginning on May 11, 2021.
    • Have plans to pursue a Product Management career in the future

  • What is the application process like?

    Applying is free and just takes a few minutes. After you submit your online application, you’ll see a confirmation message. If you qualify for the scholarship, we’ll contact you through email on April 30
  • What are the deadlines?

    All applicants should submit their applications before April 5. Winners will be notified on April 30, and if selected, your course will begin on May 11.
  • What are Wise and Product School looking for in a scholarship winner?

    The scholarship recipients must have curiosity, passion, and drive, the desire to work in the tech field, and the wish to create products that have a positive impact on the world.
  • How many winners will be selected?

    20 scholarship winners will be selected.
  • What is the course project about?

    During your live online course, you will study how Wise became the premier online payments company and international account, with real case studies from their history.
  • Are the courses in person or online?

    All Product School courses are delivered live, online. You’ll be able to live-steam lectures, interact with your instructor and collaborate with your peers in real time from the comfort of your home. We offer cohorts optimized for all timezones to cater to students from all over the world.
  • What is the timing of the course for winners?

    Recipients will embark on an 8 week, instructor-led online program. The course starts on May 11 and runs until July 1st. Classes will take place in the evenings outside of normal working hours on Tuesday and Thursday, for a total of 40 hours of class.
  • A day in the life of a Product Manager at Wise

    As PM, you’re the central part of your team, coordinating your vision alongside engineers, analysts, designers, legal specialists, and operational teams  — to name a few. You’re comfortable translating technical info to non-technical people and vice versa.

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