Apply to win the Fabricademy | Bit Ninja Scholarship 2023!

We are delighted to offer, together with the Fab Foundation and the support of the Fab Lab Network, the Fabricademy 2023 - Bit Ninja Scholarship in memory of Fabricademy Co-founder and keystone of the Fab Lab Network Fiore Basile.

The Scholarship is specifically addressed to participants that wish to attend the 6-month Program in Asia, Africa and South America.

Fabricademy Program Details

Fabricademy is a 6-month intensive program at the intersection of digital fabrication, textiles and biology with a mission to (re)shape and (re)define the implications and applications of technology in the textile and clothing industry, from the fashion sector to the upcoming wearable market. The program explores the interrelation of human-technology-environment through the notions of embodiment, materiality, ecodesign, biodesign, performance, smart textiles and digital fabrication.
It offers a broad overview of the state of the art of the current industry and builds on “learning by doing” methodologies, tackling themes like personal fabrication, distributed manufacturing, Industry 4.0, Wearable Technology, Biofabrication, Assistive technologies and Sustainability.
A combination of online lectures given by international experts and hands-on classes and machine access guided by local experts in a fully equipped Lab environment.

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Scholarship Details

  • The Scholarship provided covers approx. 80% of the Fabricademy Program Tuition Fee for Asia, Africa and South America.

  • Applicant winner of the Bit Ninja Scholarship will pay 1300$ to Fabricademy Coordination before the start of the Program in September.

Scholarship Conditions

  • Participants with scholarships must attend a minimum of 85% of classes and Reviews

  • Participants with scholarships must finish the course in the 1st Evaluation Round (April 2024)

  • Participants with scholarships must comply with the program terms, conditions and procedures

  • Participants commit to dedicate 30 hours weekly to the program

  • Participants with scholarships cannot defer their grant for the following years. If students discontinue the course, the scholarship will be terminated, and Central Coordination may require payment of full fees. Project design and files, as a rule of Fabricademy, will be open source.

  • Participants that will be selected accept that part of their work will be published on Websites and/or Social Media channels of the partners involved.

Eligibility criteria and Application process

In order to participate, candidates interested in the Fabricademy Scholarship Competition must:

  • Hold a first-level academic diploma or Bachelor's degree, or are about to graduate within the academic year of the program

  • Have a proficiency level in English

  • Complete the scholarship application form at by choosing Asia, Africa, and South America locations.

  • Applicants from different disciplines are accepted, there are not any requirements for specific skills.

  • The scholarship cannot be deferred to the next year. Applicants with experience in digital fabrication, wearable technology, or electronics will be appreciated.

If you have already applied to the Fabricademy program, please send an email to to communicate that you are participating in the scholarship opportunity as well.

After sending their application via the online form, participants will be contacted for an individual interview, the final registration will be validated by a selection committee.

Do not miss the opportunity to apply for this scholarship!

Scholarship Application Deadline

  • Start date: 05 May
  • End date: 30 July
  • Winners announced: 4 August

Fabricademy Coordination releases the name of the winners on their social networks and web pages.