High Potential Student Grant

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This form will be available from 1 December 2021 to 1 March 2022

This scholarship was created to enable highly qualified students to complete their Master’s degree program at RWTH Aachen University, offered by RWTH International Academy. This scholarship grants a reduction of up to 50% of the tuition fees charged by RWTH International Academy to Master of Science admittee.

Click here to read the detailed regulations (PDF)

A complete scholarship application consists of:

  • Regular application for the Master’s Degree program submitted through the RWTHonline application portal
  • Certificate stating that the applicant is among the best 10% bachelor degree holders of their batch or if not applicable a cumulative grade point average over 1.7 is required (converted to the German grading system)
  • Letter of intent for the scholarship (500 words)
In your letter of intent, you should specify your motivation for applying for this scholarship. Your letter of intent should follow a clear, logical structure. You should answer the following question in an engaging and creative manner:

“As a HiPS Grant awardee, how do you intend to contribute to growing our network of engineering students? What would you do to serve as an ambassador between RWTH International Academy and your undergraduate university?” 

A certificate stating that the applicant is among the best 10% bachelor degree holders of their batch is required. This certificate should be issued by the university. If this is not possible, a cumulative grade point average over 1.7 is required. The application form contains a converter. The scholarship commitee reserves the right to re-validate the score.