Helmut Veith Scholarship 2021 is now open for Computer Science Students.
Female students in the field of computer science (CS) who plan to pursue (or are currently pursuing) one of the master‘s programs in Computer Science at the Vienna University of Technology – TU Wien taught in English are invited to apply for the annually awarded Helmut Veith Stipend.
The annually awarded Helmut Veith Stipend for female master students is dedicated to the memory of an outstanding computer scientist who worked in the fields of logic in computer science, computer-aided verification, software engineering, and computer security. – Professor Helmut Veith (1971-2016).
The Helmut Veith Stipend has been established with the generous support of TU Wien, Wolfgang Pauli Institute and with contributions by family and friends of the late Helmut Veith.
Benefits of Helmut Veith Scholarship
- EUR 6000 per year allowance
- Waiver of tuition fees at TU Wien
- For up to two years (the duration of the Master Study)
Eligibility to apply for Helmut Veith Scholarship
Female students who meet the following conditions are eligible to apply for the stipend:
- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Mathematics (Bologna first cycle) or equivalent degree
- Extensive knowledge and interest in (at least one of) Helmut Veith’s areas of research:
- Logic in Computer Science
- Formal Methods and Verification
- Foundations of Artificial Intelligence
- Complexity Theory
- Computer Security
- Proficiency in English
How to apply for Helmut Veith Scholarship?
Applications for Helmut Veith Stipend can be filed after, before or in parallel with the admissions process (if the start of the master´s program is in the Winter of 2019 or Summer of 2021, or Winter of 2021).
The applications must be submitted electronically to [email protected] as a single PDF document, by November 30, 2020.
Application Process of Helmut Veith Grant
Students are required to submit the following documents:
- Cover Letter, describing the type of funding the student is applying for, and all other aspects the student deems relevant for the application
- Curriculum Vitae
- Motivation Letter, describing the reasons why the student wants to study in the program Logic and Computation, why funding is necessary, and with which groups of the faculty the student would be interested to work with during their master’s thesis and why.
- Reports on university examinations (transcripts)
- Diplomas and/or certificates (first degree, bachelor’s degree, or higher). If the final academic certificate is not yet available at the time of the application deadline, a preliminary certificate (indicating the type of degree and the expected graduation date) signed and stamped by the degree-awarding university must be provided.
- Contact details of two referees (for letters of recommendation)
- English language certificate (TOEFL or similar)
- Copy of passport
A certified translation needs to be provided for documents that are not in German or English. Your application must be submitted electronically to [email protected] with a subject “Application” as a single PDF document. The name of the PDF file needs to be “document.pdf”