Building a career together – our scholarship for students and young professionals from an immigrant background.

Gemeinsam Karriere machen – Unser Stipendium für migrantische
Studierende und Young Professionals

Do you want to set up or lead a company? Do you want to help change society? Discover new horizons with our help?
Then submit your application! We are looking for outstanding students from all disciplines for our scholarship programme. Schotstek puts students and young professionals with an immigration background in contact with successful decision-makers and CEOs. Thanks to this career-building network, coupled with bespoke coaching and mentoring, Schotstek ties a knot of cultural diversity to inspire and drive forward society, business and science. Join the Schotstek movement.
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Simon Abraha

"In the future, I want to help increase equal opportunities within society."

"In the future, I want to help increase equal opportunities within society."

Simon Abraha

Process Engineer

Our careers compass – the Schotstek programme

We seek to broaden horizons – both our own and those of our future academics from an immigrant background. This is exactly where the Schotstek programme offers genuine added value, with bespoke support for each and every Schotstek scholar. We offer you an inspirational community, where coaching and mentoring, coupled with a career-building network, help you achieve your potential. Because here at Schotstek, we believe in the innovative power of cultural diversity, which drives forward society, business and science.

"Schotstek made my life as a BIPOC student much easier thanks to its ongoing support. The ever-growing network and the contact to other Schotstek scholars are a source of enrichment."

Brief profile

Tizita is 24 years of age and will soon be doing her major in European and international law at the University of Hamburg. During her semester abroad in the Netherlands, she took part in the international Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court (mock court proceedings in English in the field of international law) and is now coaching this year’s Jessup Moot Court Team at the University of Hamburg.

Tizita Gelaye

Law student

The next round of applications starts on 1 March 2025

We are looking for students and young professionals who want to shape the future and who seek to harness their potential in leading positions in business, research, politics and culture. Our programme gets under way on 1 September 2025 and offers a network comprising successful decision-makers and CEOs, who will support our scholars on their journey. You can apply from 1 March 2025.

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More information about Schotstek

Our Schotstek Advisory Board members

Our Advisory Board members are instrumental in the success of Schotstek. They discuss, advise and share their experiences with our scholars. They open doors and contribute their valuable time to make Schotstek possible in the first place.

Any questions?

We are always happy to answer questions and can be contacted by email at all times.

Our programmes

Once Schotstek, always Schotstek: we offer bespoke support at every career stage – for entry-level professionals, juniors, doctoral candidates and alumni.