Women in Tech - Career Scholarships

August 23, 2021 / INFOTECH Office

The Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI) offers 15 career scholarships to motivated and committed female computer science students. The scholarships include tickets for the renowned "European Women in Technology" conference, as well as a networking day to improve skills and step into a successful IT-career. The conference is one of Europe's largest trade fairs for women in the tech industry and is being organized this year as a global online festival.

The Career Scholarship

Save the Dates:

  • 01 October 2021: Networking Day at HPI in Potsdam
    The networking day includes time for networking, workshops and lectures on career topics.
    Travel and accommodation will be financed up to a certain amount.
  • 03 to 05 November 2021: Online Festival "European Women in Technology World Series
    During the festival, the scholarship holders will meet digitally to exchange ideas.

The scholarship includes:

  • The ticket for the online festival "European Women in Technology". 
  • Joint exchange meetings during the festival with all participants via video chat
  • Participation in the networking day
  • A travel allowance for the journey to the network day of max. 80 euros*.
  • One overnight stay in Potsdam at the B&B Potsdam*.

*These allowances apply to participants traveling from outside the Berlin/Brandenburg area. 

Application for the Career Scholarship

15 scholarships are awarded.

Interested female computer science students can apply for a scholarship. The applicant must be a registered Bachelor or Master student at a German-speaking university at the time of the event.

A decisive part of the application is the letter of motivation. The complete application documents include:

  • a letter of motivation of maximum one page
  • a curriculum vitae

The closing date for applications is September 08, 2021.

Acceptances and cancellations will be communicated as soon as possible after the apllication deadline ended.

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