The Swiss Confederation provides Government Excellence Scholarships every year to encourage international exchange and research collaboration between Switzerland and over 180 other nations.
The research scholarship is open to post-graduate researchers from any subject (with a master’s degree or above) who want to come to Switzerland to conduct doctoral or post-doctoral research or studies.
One of the 10 Swiss cantonal universities, the two Swiss federal institutes of technology or public teaching and research institutes.
Level/Field of study:
Doctoral or Postdoctoral Studies or Research in any discipline
International students from more than 180 countries. See the official website for complete list of eligible countries.
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.
Please refer to the country-specific fact sheets for general and specific eligibility criteria.
Please see the country-specific fact sheets for eligibility criteria, application procedure, deadlines, and contact information specific to your country. If you fulfill 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.
The application deadline falls between September-December 2021, depending on the Swiss Embassy to which the applications have to be submitted.
It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
Official Scholarship Website: https://www.sbfi.admin.ch/sbfi/en/home/education/scholarships-and-grants/swiss-government-excellence-scholarships.htmlFollow us on Twitter , Instagram, Facebook