The Initiative of Science in Hannover, the Olympic Training Center Lower Saxony, and the center for university sports at the Leibniz University of Hannover collaborate in awarding scholarships to elite athletes in Hannover and Lower Saxony. The scholarship is endowed with 700 Euros per semester.
The promotion is aimed at students of all disciplines to complete their studies in Hanover and Lower Saxony. Prerequisite for obtaining the funding is a membership in a national squad in an Olympic sport. There are no further requirements in this category.