The Vilnius University Technology Hub (VU Tech Hub) has launched the Nominal Scholarship Competition for the best defended thesis prepared during degree studies. The students themselves can apply directly or the candidates can be nominated by their academic supervisors.
The competition is open to the undergraduate and graduate students of Vilnius University of first (Bachelor) and second (Master) cycles including integrated studies who defended their final thesis in one of the following categories of the scholarships during the current academic year (2020/2021).
The one-time grant of 300 euros is awarded in each of the following categories: “The technologies for the development of society“– for the best thesis exploring and presenting technological solutions that determine the social development; “The social challenges in the age of new technologies” – for the best thesis exploring the impact of robotisation, digitalisation and artificial intelligence on the development of society and its institutes; “The innovations for life“– for the best thesis that offers a technological solution to meet the needs of society; “The best interdisciplinary thesis“– for the best thesis, which examines relevant complex problems and combines research methods of different fields of science.
The candidates wishing to participate in the Nominal Scholarship Competition must submit the following documents to the VU Tech Hub by e-mail until the 29 June 2021:
- Defended Bachelor’s or Master’s thesis (pdf);
- Author‘s name, surname, e-mail;
- Information on the thesis: title, date of defence, scholarship category claimed and brief motivation (up to 100 words) why the proposed research is the best;
- Review of the thesis.
An assessment procedure by Nominal Scholarship Commission will take place until the 31 July 2021. The Scholarship Award Event preliminarily is scheduled for September 2021. More information about the Nominal VU Tech Hub Scholarship here.