International Helmut Claas-Scholarship for students of Engineering, Agricultural studies and Economics:
Can you answer these questions with YES?
Are you enthusiastic about agriculture and agricultural engineering?
Are you a student in the fields of Engineering, Agricultural studies or Economics?
Have you written and submitted your bachelor thesis?
Then apply for the Helmut Claas-Scholarship!

What do you submit for your application?
The main item of your application is your bachelor thesis which should be linked to agricultural engineering or have any other connection with agriculture and its related industries.

Possible topics: Agricultural Engineering, bio systems technology, green technology, Machinery management, energy or other interesting agriculture related technical projects.

Those students continuing with a higher degree programme (taught MSc, MSc by Research or MPhil) qualify for both categories i.e. one of the four scholarships or for one of the bonus prizes.

Those students completing their degree with the bachelor thesis exclusively qualify for the bonus prizes in categories such as innovation, extracurricular engagement etc

This is what you get:
A total of four scholarships will be awarded in 2016:

1st prize: Funding amount of 7,200 Euro (600 Euro/month for a total of 12 months)
2nd prize: Funding amount of 6,000 Euro (500 Euro/month for a total of 12 months)
3rd prize: Funding amount of 4,800 Euro (400 Euro/month for a total of 12 months)
4th prize: Funding amount of 3,600 Euro (300 Euro/month for a total of 12 months)
Furthermore, bonus prizes of 1.500 Euro each will be awarded in the categories of innovation, extracurricular engagement and technical engagement.

Administrative Contacts & How To Apply

Please email us your application consisting of the following:
– Your bachelor thesis (either in German or English).
– A brief summary of your work (ca. one page).
– A covering letter where you also state your estimated graduation date and what your future plans are.
– Curriculum Vitae (including information on traineeship, work abroad, extracurricular engagement etc.) and a summary of your interim study marks and results.
– Written confirmation from your university that you are registered on an appropriate Undergraduate or Postgraduate degree program.
– A recommendation letter from your tutor / professor would be helpful

The Foundation’s decisions are final and are in no way subject to appeal

CLAAS Foundation
Sylvia Looks
Postbox 1163
33426 Harsewinkel

Phone: +49 5247 12 1960
e-mail: [email protected]

Funding Information

Application Deadline:

17 June 2018

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