The German Circle of Friends of the Universities of Innsbruck Assoc. (Deutscher Freundeskreis der Universitäten Innsbrucks – DFK) supports excellent students in their professional and academic development - Three outstanding award-winners at the Entrepreneurial School®
For more than ten years now, the German Circle of Friends of the Universities of Innsbruck Assoc. (Deutscher Freundeskreis der Universitäten Innsbrucks - DFK) have presented the advancement award to students with excellent academic achievements. At this year’s annual GCFUI conference, further honours were also presented to High Potentials from the Leopold Franzens University Innsbruck (LFU), the Medical University Innsbruck and the Management Center Innsbruck (MCI).
The highly coveted award honors young talent with above-average academic achievements, and in addition to recognizing their achievements, also serves to realize committed future projects. During the selection process, the professional and personal careers, academic achievements and future prospects of the candidates are taken into account.
From the Entrepreneurial School® Simon Bauer, Maximilian Nißlein and Thomas Steidl (in alphabetical order) impressed the jury with their formidable careers and their ambitious plans for the future. DFK Chairman Yorck Schmidt presented the prizes and congratulated the students on their high level of commitment and excellent performance. MCI Rector Andreas Altmann affirmed: "I am delighted for the prize winners with this recognition of their achievements, which ultimately confirms the quality of their education at MCI".
Simon Bauer, with a grade-point average of 1.47, is a student of "Business & Management", an English-language bachelor degree program. He would like to use the scholarship for his semester abroad in Seoul as well as for the further development of the product portfolio in his fashion start-up "BeBetter".
Maximilian Nißlein, a master degree student of "Biotechnology", impresses with a grade-point average of 1.13. He is in the process of founding a company for the "Urban Farming" project with colleagues in the Netherlands, and he would like to use the scholarship as part of his foundation work. He is also planning a GMAT examination for a further MBA course.
Thomas Steidl, a student of the online master degree program "Corporate Governance & Finance", will fulfil his long-awaited dream of a stay abroad in the USA with the GCFUI Award. His grade-point average is 1.17.
Awards also went to Sebastian Zieba and Kathrin Johanna Wankmiller of the LFU, and to Isabel Zucal of the Medical University Innsbruck.
The MCI offers its warm congratulations to them all.