Mastercard and BCIT Announce Partnership to Support Students

Mastercard ranked No. 1 on the Fair360 Top 50 Companies for Diversity list in 2023.


Mastercard and the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) announced a partnership that will provide critical funding assistance for students in the School of Computing & Academic Studies.

“BCIT is a post-secondary leader in delivering applied, hands-on education that prepares students to create innovative solutions for their communities and the world,” said Dr. Jeff Zabudsky, President of BCIT. “This partnership with Mastercard expands critical research in the growing field of cybersecurity, and importantly, strengthens the supports available for students to succeed while at BCIT.”

Through the Mastercard Computing Technology Awards, three students studying computer systems, computer sciences and cybersecurity are eligible for awards of up to $20,960.

Students from an underrepresented group will be given preference to support the company’s commitment to building an inclusive technological workforce.

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