Women Luminaries Program

Powering Women in Tech


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Diversity is the catalyst of innovation. At PayPal, we are committed to driving innovation with a diverse team, and that means creating more opportunities for women to thrive.

The PayPal Women Luminaries Program is an all-rounded program for passionate female undergraduates to build a solid foundation for a tech career, and develop the skills needed to become leaders in this field.

As a Luminary, you will receive the following benefits:

  • A one-time scholarship of SGD4,000 to offset your education expenses

  • An internship at PayPal to explore the world of digital payments, with opportunities of conversion to a full-time position upon graduation

  • Exclusive access to mentors and internal technical courses, workshops and social events at PayPal

Program Eligibility:

  1. A Singaporean Citizen or Permanent Resident

  2. Currently enrolled as a full-time Year 2/3 undergraduate in one of the eligible universities in Singapore (NUS, NTU, SMU, SUTD and SIT)

  3. Studying Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related fields

  4. Demonstrates passion and strong interests in tech and innovation, with track records of contributing to the tech community

Application Process:



  1. How do I know if my course of study is eligible for this program?

  2. - We accept applications from courses related to technology, such as Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Data Science and Artificial Intelligence, to name a few. If you are unsure about your eligibility, please email us at wlpsg@paypal.com.

  3. I am currently in my final year of study. Am I eligible for this program?

  4. - While priority is given to Year 2 and 3 applicants, final year applicants who demonstrate exceptional academic performance will also be considered. If successful, Luminaries are required to complete an internship of at least 3 months with PayPal.

  5. I have applied to the program in previous rounds, but I was not selected. Am I able to apply again?

  6. - We welcome past applicants to re-apply for the program.

  7. I am currently a recipient of another scholarship/bursary/award/grant/fellowship with monetary disbursement. Can I still apply for this program?

  8. - You can apply to the program if your current sponsor allows you to do so. Please state in the application form, as it will be factored into our evaluation process.

  9. I am from a non-tech discipline. Are there other opportunities for me at PayPal?

  10. - Yes! We are always on the lookout for talent of all backgrounds to join our diverse team. Check out our current internships and job openings here.