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Programmes for female students

The Faculty of Engineering would like to motivate outstanding female students for an academic career. The target agreements 2018-2022 provide travel scholarships for the promotion of an active conference participation or a short research stay.

In addition the ARIADNETechNat mentoring program offers individual support for personal development and questions concerning career decisions.

Outstanding female Master’s students can apply for a travel scholarship. Funding is available for actively contributing to a conference (talk/poster etc.), spending
a brief period of time doing research abroad or taking part in a summer school, science camp or similar events.

Conferences in Germany and summer schools etc. are eligible for maximum funding of €350. Up to €600 is available towards attending a conference abroad. The maximum funding for a short period of research is €1,000.

Funding for taking part in summer schools etc. is also available to female Bachelor’s students.

Information on applying for funding can be found in the guidelines for applying for a travel scholarship.

Applications must be submitted at least 6 weeks before departure. Please sent your application in electronic form to Marion Kämmlein.

The Faculty of Engineering is committed to advancing the careers of particularly talented women across all qualification levels. They run the ARIADNETechNat mentoring programme in cooperation with the Office of Equality and Diversity. By providing women individual support through a personal mentor, the programme aims to help women successfully complete their further qualifications, whilst also encouraging high-potential female students and young researchers to start a career in research. Experienced mentors are there to give advice and support as and when needed. Participation in the programme is free of charge.

The ARIADNETechNat master programme is available for Master’s students. Please contact the programme coordinator if you would like to apply or require any further information. Mentoring is provided over a period of 9 months.