New "NRWTalente" scholarship program for school students: Applications welcome!


The program is now starting in the StädteRegion Aachen as a joint project of the FH Aachen and RWTH Aachen, and up to 100 young people can be accepted into the program each year. It supports performance-oriented and committed young people from all types of schools.


The current application deadline is September 11, 2022. Applicants should have the following qualifications:
-attending school (at least grade 8 and at least 1.5 more years of schooling) in the StädteRegion Aachen, the district of Düren, Heinsberg or Euskirchen
-good or very good academic performance
-parents have not studied
-parents are not always able to provide support with regard to school matters or career and study orientation
-family obligations or the learning environment may be an obstacle to more intensive learning
-volunteer commitment or the desire to engage in volunteer work

The multifaceted educational program offers permanent personal counseling in all educational and training matters by fixed contact persons as well as individual offers based on personal interests. It also includes in-kind support, such as books or a laptop, if needed. Further information can be found on the program website at this link: A recent press release from RWTH can be found at this link: