Are you a female student in computer science, electrical engineering or IT? Apply by 21 May 2023 for the Female Student Travel Award 2023 to win one of eight stipends to attend a conference of your choice.

Female Student Travel Award 2023

2023, we celebrate 10 years of supporting female students with our travel stipend

With the Female Student Travel Award, the collaborative research centers CROSSING and MAKI, the research training group Privacy & Trust, and the LOEWE center emergenCITY recognize exceptionally well performances of female students in computer science, electrical engineering, and information technology. The eight winners can attend one of the listed conferences, which are focused on connecting female researchers in computer science and engineering, to take advantage of the excellent networking opportunities during these events.

The conferences

Winners can attend one of the following conferences in person:


Please apply with a letter of motivation, your CV, your personal performance summary (TUCaN-Leistungsspiegel), and a description of your connection or interest to the field of research of MAKI, CROSSING, the RTG Privacy & Trust or emergenCITY. Optionally you can include which conference you attended or plan to attend.

For the two stipends offered by CROSSING, students of all our CROSSING research partner universities can apply, i.e. female students of TU Darmstadt, University of Duisburg-Essen, University of Paderborn, and University of Regensburg are eligible.


Please send your application (in German or English language) by 21 May 2023 to Dr. Anna Laura Raschke, Gender Equality Office, TU Darmstadt by e-mailing to

Save the Date

Notifications will be sent out by mid of June and the awards will be presented to the winners during the “Ruzena Bajcsy Lecture” on 23 June 2023 from 1 to 3 pm. The speaker at this event will be Prof. Dr. Eleni Chatzi from ETH Zurich. Please block this date.