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.
Scholarships for participating conferences, summer schools, workshops, etc.
As part of the target agreements between the Faculty of Engineering and FAU, outstanding female Master’s students can apply for a travel scholarship. This can be used to fund active participation in a conference or a short period of research at another institution in Germany or abroad. Conferences in Germany are eligible for maximum funding of €350. Up to €1,000 is available towards attending a conference abroad. The maximum funding for a short period of research is €1,000. Information on applying for funding can be found in the guidelines for applying for a travel scholarship.
It is also possible to receive this scholarship for online conferences and online workshops, etc.
If you have any further questions please contact Hanna Stöcker.
ARIADNE TechNat master
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.
Application period started: ARIADNETechNat career mentoring for female students
Start of new ARIADNE programme rounds: Female students and young scientists from the Faculty of Engineering and the Faculty of Sciences can now apply for admission to a new round of the career mentoring programme ARIADNETechNat. The two qualification-specific programme lines will start in parallel in April 2023:
- ARIADNETechNat master 2023:
- Application deadline 06 November 2022
- programme duration April 2023 – January 2024 (9 months).
The free funding programme is aimed at female students studying for a Master’s degree or state examination who are interested in doing a doctorate.
ARIADNE offers individual advice and support through one-to-one mentoring by experienced FAU academics of a higher qualification level, an accompanying career seminar programme with professional coaches and organised networking events for the mentee group. If international mentees are participating, the events will be held in English.
Detailed information can be found on the programme website https://www.mentoring.fau.eu/ariadne-technat/
An informative online meeting will take place on Monday 10 October, between 1:00 and 2:00 pm. The zoom link is provided on the programme website.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the programme coordinator Dr Marion Kämmlein (firstname.lastname@example.org).
We look forward to receiving your application!