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ITalent South East Scholarship

The Industriellenvereinigung Steiermark (Federation of Austrian Industries, Styrian Section) and TU Graz are investing in young talents from South East Europe to allow them to develop their IT and robotics skills – regardless of personal financial situations or conditions – to the full.

Five scholarships are awarded for IT master’s degree prgrammes for the duration of studies 2019 to 2020.

ITalent South East

The programme ITalent South East encourages talented and motivated students preferably from South East Europe. Emphasising information technology, the scholarships are intended for the international master’s degree programmes in Computer Science, Information and Computer Engineering and Software Engineering and Management.

Source: Lunghammer – TU Graz

Quick Facts

  • Scholarships for: talented students studying Computer Science, Information and Computer Engineering or Software Engineering and Management
  • Region: preferably South East Europe
  • Duration: maximum of 24 months (given appropriate academic performance)
  • Conditions: acceptance to the master’s degree programme in Computer Science, Information and Computer Engineering or Software Engineering and Management
  • Amount of scholarship:

    • Financial assistance of € 4,000 per academic year (up to two academic years – given appropriate academic performance)
    • Individual consultation and advice from liaison professors at TU Graz

    A total of five scholarships will be awarded.

Contact Us

For any further information on the scholarship please contact scholarship-italentnoSpam@tugraz.at.

Application for the scholarship – Academic year 2019/20

Scholarship applicants can receive the following benefits:

  • Financial assistance of € 4,000 per academic year (up to two academic years – given appropriate academic performance)
  • Individual consultation and advice from liaison professors at TU Graz

A total of five scholarships will be awarded.

Application deadline: 15 January 2019
Confirmation of approval: by 15 March 2019

Step 1: Admission to the master’s degree programme

Acceptance to one of the following English-language master’s degree programmes is a condition for being awarded a scholarship:

 

Online registration between 15 October and 15 December 2018

Confirmation of approval by 1 March 2019

Step 2: Application for the scholarship

Application requirements

  • South East European nationality preferred
  • Excellent academic performance in previous studies
  • Commitment, communication skills, interest, creativity and self-responsibility thinking

Application process

The following application documents must be submitted in English as pdf files:

  • Personal statement in form of an essay
  • Two letters of recommendation from the student’s teachers during his or her studies
  • Copy of passport

 

Applications to be submitted by 15 January 2019 to scholarship-italentnoSpam@tugraz.at

(even in you still have no confirmation of approval to the master's degree programme).

Step 3: Selection criteria and procedures

After the end of the application deadline a panel of members of the Industriellenvereinigung Steiermark and TU Graz will select applicants for the scholarships based on the application documents submitted. Special importance is attached to the field of interest and personal motivation in the personal statement. In addition to excellent qualification, important criteria are good general knowledge, interest, open-mindedness, strong communication skills, creativity and self-responsibility thinking.

Applicants will be informed whether they have been nominated for the scholarship by 15 March 2019.