Starting Oct 1st 2015, we’re pleased to announce our yearly scholarship program, Petagadget Tech Stars. To celebrate tech entrepreneurship, we’re establishing a $1000 yearly fund that will be awarded to the winner of our “Tech Insights” contest.

How to apply (2017 edition)

To apply for the Petagadget Tech Stars scholarship, send an email to with your name, university, resume and a 1500 word essay on “How Artificial Intelligence will change the tech landscape”. Important: please make sure to use your university email and not your personal one. The winner will be selected in January 2018 and they will be contacted via email and their name will appear on this page.

Who qualifies

To qualify for our program, you need to be actively enrolled at a university. We welcome students from all countries but require a valid university email address in order to apply. The last day to send your essay is Dec 31st 2017. All submissions after this date will go into next year’s queue.


  • Be actively enrolled at a university
  • Valid university email address
  • Resume
  • 1,500 word essay on “How Artificial Intelligence will change the tech landscape”
  • Submit before December 31st 2017

For any additional information on the scholarship program, please contact our program administrator:

Mark Nichols
Scholarships and Partnerships Manager
P: +1-202-167-0105