Porsche IT Campus RWTH Aachen ScholarshipCopyright: Stefan Hense
You can only apply for a Porsche IT Scholarship online. Online applications for one of the scholarships for the 2021/22 funding period will be accepted during the month of June 2021. During that time, you will find the corresponding link to the online application form here on these pages.
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A joint support program from RWTH and Porsche AG for students in computer science
As part of the RTWH Education Fund initiative, RWTH Aachen University and Porsche have established a scholarship program for student in the Department of Computer Science. Innovation does not happen by chance, but is the result of constant support and continued development. With this in mind, the scholarship supports students with strong academic performance. Today, Porsche is undergoing a strategic change resulting in growth of its IT departments. The new program is to support talents in the IT disciplines and enhance the exchange between science and industry.
What Are the Benefits of the Posche IT Scholarship at RWTH?
- A monthly stipend of 356 euros for a one-year period; renewal applications are possible and desired
- An extensive framework program designed by the scholarship recipients themselves
- Participation in complementary programs offered by the Education Fund
- Contacts with Porsche through internships, placements, et cetera
Who Can Apply?
The program is exclusively for RWTH Bachelor’s and Master’s students in computer science or RWTH Master’s students in Media Informatics, Software Systems Engineering, or Data Science.
How to Apply
Students can only apply online during the designated application period from June 1 to June 30, 2021. During that time, a link to the application portal will be provided here on this web page.
Required Application Documents
- Letter of Motivation (1 page) to be uploaded as a PDF file
- Resume (max. 2 pages) to be entered into the online form
- If applicable: transcripts of records, internship certificates in PDF format
- Current academic transcript
Important Information on the Re-Application Process
Porsche IT Scholarship recipients who will begin their Master’s course of study at RWTH in the summer semester of 2021 have the opportunity to re-apply from February 1 to Feburary 28, 2021. Students who will be transitioning from a Bachelor’s to a Master’s program are required to re-apply in order to receive continued funding. This also applies to students currently on leave who will be transitioning from a Bachelor’s to a Master’s program. During the designated application period, we will provide you with a link to the application portal here on this web page.