Future Leaders Scholarship
Bosch Rexroth AG

TU Darmstadt and Bosch Rexroth AG jointly support outstanding students in China

As part of the strategic cooperation between the Bosch Group and TU Darmstadt, a scholarship was launched. The Future Leaders Scholarship enables students to go to the business metropolis of Shanghai for ten months while studying for a semester at Tongji University, one of China's top 30 universities.

You will study at Tongji University for one semester and familiarise yourself with the Chinese language and culture before completing a five-month internship at Bosch Rexroth AG. At the Shanghai branch, you will be entrusted with projects that are specifically geared towards your study focus and interests.

  • You are enrolled at the Technische Universität Darmstadt in a Master's degree programme in Mechanical Engineering, Law and Economics, Electrical Engineering & Information Technology or Computer Science.
  • You belong to the top 20% of students in your degree programme
  • You have a very good command of English

Master's students from the above-mentioned departments can apply for the scholarship until 1 November. The students go through a multi-stage selection process in which both their academic qualifications and their personal requirements are examined.


Submit the following documents by the application deadlines for study abroad or upload them in the system:

  • Online application of the International Relations Overseas Office
  • Academic transcripts
  • Curriculum vitae in English
  • Letter of motivation in English
  • If applicable, language certificates in English, Chinese
  • Employment references, if applicable

A pre-selection will be made within the department. The best candidates will be invited to an interview with Bosch Rexroth AG. The interviews will take place end of November.

  • Participation in an intercultural training course at the TU Darmstadt before leaving the country
  • Participation in a Chinese language course at Tongji University
  • Attendance of courses at Tongji University with a total of 18 ECTS-CP
  • Willingness to participate in events organised by the TU Darmstadt in Shanghai

The scholarship holders will be supervised by the TU Darmstadt liaison office at Tongji University.

  • Flight allowance of €800
  • Scholarship of 500€ per month for ten months

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