Friday, September 8, 2017

Master’s Scholarships in Logic and Computation, Austria 2017

Deadline: 20/08/2017 Degree: Masters Scholarship Description: Vienna University of Technology offer scholarships to support outstandi... thumbnail 1 summary
Deadline: 20/08/2017

Degree: Masters

Scholarship Description: Vienna University of Technology offer scholarships to support outstanding students to study in the Master’s Program in Logic and Computation. They are awarded annually and typically last for the duration of the master’s program (up to two years). The students who are awarded a scholarship receive €6000 annually, paid in installments. Among the scholarships is the Helmut Veith Stipend, 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. Once per year the Helmut Veith Stipend is awarded to one excellent female student and, unlike the ordinary scholarships, includes a waiver of the tuition fees.

Eligibility: A. Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Mathematics (Bologna first cycle) or equivalent degree
B. Extensive knowledge and interest in (at least one of) the following areas: Logic in Computer Science, Databases, Algorithms, Formal Methods and, Verification,Foundations of Artificial Intelligence,Complexity Theory, Computer Security,
D. Proficiency in English

Benefits: A. The students who are awarded a scholarship receive €6000 annually, paid in installments. Among the scholarships is the Helmut Veith Stipend, 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. Once per year the Helmut Veith Stipend is awarded to one excellent female student and, unlike the ordinary scholarships, includes a waiver of the tuition fees.
B. They offer tuition fee waivers.
C. They offer research fellowships for students who want to actively participate and contribute to research projects.
D. The fellowships, which are compatible with the above scholarships and tuition fee waivers, are limited to the second year students of the program, and amount to approximately €440 per month.

Application: Students are required to submit the following documents:
A. Cover Letter, describing the type of funding the student is applying for, and all other aspects the student deems relevant for the application
B. Curriculum Vitae
C. 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 and why.
D. Reports on university examinations (transcripts)
E. Diplomas and/or certificates (first degree, bachelor 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.
F. Contact details of two referees (for letters of recommendation)
G. English language certificate (TOEFL or similar)
H. Copy of passport