Call for Applications: Helmut Veith Stipend for Women in Computer Science

DATE:Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Deadline: November 30, 2021:  The VCLA invites motivated and outstanding female students in the field of computer science (CS) who pursue (or plan to pursue) one of the master‘s programs in Computer Science at TU Wien taught in English in one of the following semesters:

– winter semester 2021/2022

– summer semester 2022

and have (or have the interest to develop) a solid mathematical and technical background in at least one of the areas in which Austrian scientist Helmut Veith worked, to apply for the annually awarded Helmut Veith Stipend.

Helmut Veith Stipend

The Helmut Veith Stipend is dedicated to the memory of of Helmut Veith (1971-2016), an outstanding computer scientist who worked in the fields of logic in computer science, computer-aided verification, software engineering, and computer security. Helmut Veith, who tragically passed away in March 2016, was a strong advocate and mentor for women in computer science. More information on the late professor Helmut Veith here.

Students who are awarded the Helmut Veith Stipend, receive:

  • EUR 6000 annually for a duration of up to two years
  • Waiver of all tuition fees at TU Wien

Eligibility

Applicants must be eligible for admission to one of the master’s programs in computer science at TU Wien that are taught in English. In 2021/2022 those are:

• Master in Logic and Computation
• Master in Business Informatics
• Master in Computer Engineering (Technische Informatik)
• Master in Data Science
• Master in Media and Human-Centered Computing

Additional eligibility criteria are listed here.

Application deadline

November 30, 2021.

Application

The information on the application procedure is available here.

Funding organizations

The Helmut Veith Stipend for outstanding women in science was established with the support of TU Wien, the Wolfgang Pauli Institute, and generous donations of friends and colleagues of Helmut Veith.

TU Wien, the Wolfgang Pauli Institute, and family, friends and colleagues of Helmut Veith.

The Fourth Recipient of the Helmut Veith Stipend

The fourth recipient of the Helmut Veith Stipend for Female Master´s Students is Daniela Martinez Duarte who holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electronic engineering from Javeriana University in Cali, Colombia. 

Daniela Martinez Duarte

The Third Recipient of the Helmut Veith Stipend

The third recipient of the Helmut Veith Stipend for Female Master´s Students is Viktoriia Korchemna who holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from Taras Shevchenko National University, Kyiv, Ukraine. More on the award ceremony here.

Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs Kurt Matyas, Rector of TU Wien Sabine Seidler, the recipient Viktoriia Korchemna, and the director of Wolfgang Pauli Institute Norbert J. Mauser

Second Recipient of the Helmut Veith Stipend

The second recipient of the Helmut Veith Stipend for Female Master´s Students is Hanna Elif Lachnitt. Hanna Lachnitt holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the Freie Universität Berlin. More on the award ceremony here.

The photos made by Nadja Meister, are published on Flickr under CC 4.0. here.

Recipient Hanna Elif Lachnitt and Vice Rector for Academic Affairs of TU Wien Kurt Matyas.

(Press coverage in Die Presse)

(Press coverage in Der Standard, 12.9.2018, Forschung Spezial)

The first recipient of the Helmut Veith Stipend

The first recipient of the Helmut Veith stipend is Mariëlle Rietdijk, she holds bachelor’s degrees in Artificial Intelligence from Utrecht University.

Recipient Marielle Rietdijk and Vice Rector at TU Wien Kurt Matyas (photo credits: Christian Lendl)

 

The award certificate for Helmuth Veith Stipend designed by Nikita Veith and Merlin Zalodek.

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