Applications are currently been submitted for the Apply for Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships for Foreign Students2018,eligible persons are invited to hurry and apply. Hence,theresearch scholarshipis available to post-graduate researchers in any discipline (who hold a master’s degree as a minimum) who are planning to come to Switzerland to pursue research or further studies at doctoral or post-doctoral level.
Each year the Swiss Confederation awards Government Excellence Scholarships to promote international exchange and research cooperation between Switzerland and over 180 other countries. Recipients are selected by the awarding body, the Federal Commission for Scholarships for Foreign Students (FCS).
The scholarship covers a monthly payment, exemption of tuition fees, health insurance, air fare, housing allowance, etc, as applicable. Please refer to the country-specific fact sheets for exact scholarship benefits.
The number of offers differs according to the different scholarships.
Please refer to the country-specific fact sheets for general and specific eligibility criteria.
The application deadline falls betweenSeptember-December often, depending on the Swiss Embassy to which the applications have to be submitted.
Please see the country-specific fact sheets for eligibility criteria, application procedure, deadlines, and contact information specific to your country. If you fulfil the eligibility requirements, contact the Swiss diplomatic representation in your country of origin. The diplomatic representation will provide you with all the necessary information regarding the procedure including application forms and a list of required documentation.