Young Industry Leaders’ Scholarship


Digital Transformation, Automation and Energy Management – Key words in today’s ever changing and rapidly developing world that is shaped by the energy paradox: A growing demand for energy that is confronted by the undebatable need for lower CO2 emissions.

How can this issue be resolved? In the way we consume energy we need to be far more efficient and sustainable. In the Master-in-Energy MBA programs at TU Berlin that are generously funded by Schneider Electricy students get the opportunity to become experts in the field of energy management and digitization to be Young Industry Leaders’ and to be ready to take on key roles in today’s industries.

The available scholarships will be awarded to applicants admitted to one of the following programs:

During your studies you will have the opportunity to get firsthand practical experience working at the interface between customer and technology in different departments at Schneider Electric. Thus, you can directly apply your recently acquired know-how in a real company context and shape the direction your career is heading to.

Award: Full scholarship (100% of the tuition fees) and an internship with Schneider Electric
Number of scholarships available: 3

Selection criteria:

  • successfully completed selection process for one of the above mentioned MBA programs
  • at least 1 year of relevant, postgraduate work experience
  • excellent academic background in a technical field (electrical engineering, energy engineering, mechanical engineering, computer science, building technology or similar)
  • likely personal contribution to the program and financial need
  • willingness to learn German and to work in Germany after graduation, preferably in sales-related functions
  • intellectual and analytical curiosity, a focus on community and the will to create a true impact on the sustainability of our planet

The application deadline is April 30th

Required application materials:

  • completed application for Energy Master Programs at TU Berlin
  • scholarship essay demonstrating motivation for applying for the scholarship (max. 2 pages)

Foreign and German applicants are equally welcome. Among identically qualified candidates, female applicants will be favored.


We at Schneider
We at Schneider Electric are involved everywhere. From transformer substations to sockets, from smart homes to industry 4.0 –we are pushing ahead with digitization. Our customers know what they have in us and our 144,000 employees in over 100 countries. Always with the big picture, sustainability and our employees in mind, we offer far more than products –we offer solutions, customer proximity and innovation. At Schneider we call this Life Is On.