2023-24 Helmut Veith Grants for Women in Computer Science in Austria – Fully Funded

Application deadline: November 30, 2022

Hurray! The Helmut Veith Grant Application for Women in Computer Science in Austria is now accessible. This award is offered to any motivated young women who wish to begin coursework for a master’s degree in Austria.

This award commemorates the memory of a renowned computer scientist who worked in computer-aided verification, computer security, and software engineering. Helmut Veith, who tragically passed away in March 2016, was a vocal advocate and mentor for women in computer science.

Applicants who receive funding must make satisfactory academic progress and reside in Austria throughout their studies. With the kind support of TU Wien, the Wolfgang Pauli Institute, and Helmut Veith’s family and friends, the Helmut Veith Stipend was formed.

  • Relevant Subjects:
    Expertise in both Logic and Computation
    Master of Science in Business Informatics
  • Master of Computer Science (Technische Informatik)
    Master of Science in Data Science
  • Master of Science in Media and Human-Centered
  • Computing Award Perks:

  • Helmut Veith The recipient of the Stipend for Women in Computer Science receives the following benefits:

Waiver of all TU Wien tuition fees.
6000 EUR per year for a maximum of two years.
Evaluation Standards:
To be eligible for the Helmut Veith Stipend, a candidate must meet all of the following criteria:

Language Requirement: English


All countries in the world are eligible.
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Mathematics (Bologna first cycle) or its international equivalent.
Only applicants who have been unconditionally accepted into the master’s program will receive funding.
Applicants must be eligible for admission to one of the English-taught master’s programs in computer science at TU Wien.
Extensive familiarity with and interest in (at least one) of Helmut Veith’s research areas:
Formal Methods and Assurance.
Computer science logic.
The fundamentals of Artificial Intelligence
Information Security.
The complex theory.
Method of Implementation
Please follow the requirements below to be eligible for the Helmut Veith Stipend for Female Computer Scientists:

The following documentation is necessary:

Curriculum Vitae Cover Letter outlining the sort of financing for which the student is applying, as well as any other information the student considers pertinent to the application.
Motivation Letter outlining why the student wishes to study in the Logic and Computation program, why financing is required, and with which academic groups the student would like to work on their master’s thesis and why.
Degrees and/or certifications (first degree, bachelor’s degree, or higher). If the final academic certificate is not yet available by the application deadline, a preliminary certificate (identifying the type of degree and the anticipated graduation date) signed and stamped by the degree-granting institution must be submitted.
Examined university examinations reports (transcripts)
Contact information for two references (for letters of recommendation)
Certified copy of passport English language proficiency (TOEFL or similar)
Non-German or English-language documents must be accompanied by a certified translation. Your application must be submitted electronically to ta.sc-cigol@retsam as a single PDF file with the subject “Application” The filename of the PDF must be “document.pdf.”