Data-driven insights have the potential to revolutionize the world by solving critical social challenges and improving our collective well-being. With the help of data science, we can analyze complex social issues like poverty, inequality, and climate change to develop data-driven strategies that deliver tangible benefits to society. For instance, we can leverage data to identify crime patterns, predict and prevent future incidents, or improve healthcare outcomes by analyzing patient data. Additionally, data science can help us optimize resource allocation and mitigate the impact of natural disasters, enabling us to make informed decisions that positively impact communities worldwide.
The Data for Good Scholarship is tailored for students who share our passion for leveraging data to drive positive change and make a difference in the world.
Discover an exceptional opportunity to obtain a fully-funded scholarship for the Master’s level Data for Good program at Hertie School in Germany for the academic year of 2023-24.
The Scholarship Benefits being offered by the organization are truly exceptional. With the aim of providing financial assistance to students who have demonstrated exceptional academic abilities, the organization is offering up to five full scholarships worth a staggering amount of 36,500 euros each.
These scholarships will cover all the expenses associated with studying at the institution, including tuition fees, accommodation costs, and even textbooks. This means that the successful recipients of these scholarships will be able to focus solely on their studies, without having to worry about the financial burden that often comes with pursuing higher education.
But that’s not all – in addition to the financial support, the organization is also offering a range of other benefits to the scholarship recipients. These include access to exclusive networking events, mentoring opportunities with industry professionals, and even the chance to participate in research projects alongside leading academics in their field.
The application process for these scholarships is highly competitive, with only the most promising candidates being considered. To be eligible, students must have achieved exceptional academic results and demonstrated a genuine passion for their chosen field of study. However, for those who are successful, the benefits of these scholarships will undoubtedly be life-changing, providing them with the financial support and opportunities they need to excel in their chosen career.
This scholarship opportunity is open to students who are passionate about leveraging data and the principles of data science to solve real-world problems and create a positive impact on society. Aspiring scholars who wish to use their data skills to promote evidence-based policymaking and address pressing societal challenges such as climate change, poverty, or healthcare inequality are strongly encouraged to apply.
How to apply?
To apply for the MDS programme, you need to submit a standard application.
In addition to that, you must write a two-page essay explaining how data could be used to improve policy-making. The essay should be specific, providing one concrete example of how better use of data could benefit the policy-making process. You should explain what data you would use, how you would access/gather said data, and how you would propose to use the data. Furthermore, you should address any potential challenges you might encounter in using this data.Once you have completed your standard application, you should email your essay to https://www.hertie-school.org/en/study/data-for-good-scholarship
Remember, the deadline for applications is May 1st, and shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.