The Herbert-Rehn-Foundation created this award in order to support students enrolled in Engineering studies at the HAW Hamburg. The program grants scholarships connected to visiting other schools and universities, as well as allowances towards educational journeys, promotional competitions, work and research trips, technical congresses and scientific lectures in Germany and abroad. In addition, stipends towards material costs and technical equipment can be granted. The program aims to help students complete their studies in time and is limited to 4 semesters (2 years).
The program supports Engineering students. Especially students enrolled in Engineering studies at the HAW Hamburg are considered for this award. The foundation’s board members freely decide upon the allocation of funds. Selection is made 3 months after the application has been received.