Finding Scholarships

Here you can find information on various kinds of DAAD funding for foreign students, graduates and postdocs as well as on funding offered by other selected organisations.

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Programme Description

This scholarship was created to allow more qualified female students to pursue a Master’s degree programme in engineering and natural science in order to establish gender equality among international students of English-taught Master’s degree programmes at RWTH International Academy.

Target Group

Highly qualified female engineering students who have an excellent performance in their bachelor studies are eligible for this scholarship

Academic Requirements

Excellent performance in bachelor studies, as well as an admission for one of the following Master’s degree programmes offered by RWTH international Academy:

  • M. Sc. Computer Aided Conception and Production in Mechanical Engineering,
  • M. Sc. Management and Engineering in Computer Aided Mechanical Engineering,
  • M. Sc. Management and Engineering in Structural Engineering and Risk Management of Industrial Facilities,
  • M. Sc. Management and Engineering in Electrical Power Systems,
  • M. Sc. Management and Engineering in Production Systems,
  • M. Sc. Management and Engineering in Water,
  • M. Sc. Production Systems Engineering,
  • M. Sc. Robotic Systems Engineering,
  • M. Sc. Textile Engineering.


Up to 24 months

Scholarship Value

Full tuition fees of the regular study period for the respective master’s degree programme (within the regular study duration) depending on the admitted programme (excluding an administrative fee of 500 Euro per semester).

Application Papers

The application of the scholarship has to be handed in together with the regular application for the Master’s program (Note: The deadline for the Master’s program application is 1 March of each year). Admitted students of one of the above mentioned programs who completed the application for the scholarship are eligible to receive the scholarship.

Required documents:

  • Completed application form Women in Engineering
  • Letter of intent (500 Words)
  • Certificate stating that the applicant is among the best 15% bachelor degree holders of their batch
  • Certificate stating basic German knowledge (A1)
Note: Incomplete applications will not be considered

The online application portal opens in December of each year. Please register and create an account in order to submit your application for the Master’s degree programme as well as for the Women in Engineering scholarship by 1 March of each year.

Application Deadline

The deadline for the Master’s programme application is 1 March of each year.

Application Requirements

  • Status: Graduates
  • Discipline: Engineering and natural sciences (mechanical engineering, civil engineering, electrical engineering)
  • Country of origin: No restrictions


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