Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships: Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships
Each year, in order to promote international exchange and research cooperation between Switzerland and over 180 other countries, the Swiss Confederation awards Government Excellence Scholarships.
The research scholarship is available to post-graduate researchers. The research can be done in any discipline. It is open for applicants:
- who hold a master’s degree as a minimum qualification or
- Who plan to come to Switzerland with the aim of pursuing research or further studies at doctoral or post-doctoral level
Scholarship can be taken: at one of the 10 Swiss cantonal universities which constitutes of the 2 Swiss federal institutes of technology or public teaching and research institutes.
Next course starts: 2018
Level of study: Doctoral or Postdoctoral Studies or Research
Field of study: any discipline
Nationality: Students from around 180 countries are eligible. The website should be visited for the full list.
Scholarship Details: The scholarship provides:
- a monthly payment
- exemption of tuition fees
- health insurance
- air fare
- housing allowance etc. as applicable
Note: The scholarship inclusions are country-specific. The applicant must visit the country specific fact sheets for exact scholarship benefits.
The eligibility criteria are country-specific. The applicant must visit the fact sheets for general and specific eligibility criteria.
How to apply:
The applicant needs to see the country-specific fact sheets for
- eligibility criteria
- application procedure
- deadlines and
- contact information specific to ones country
If the applicant meets and fulfills the eligibility requirements they need to contact the Swiss diplomatic representation in their respective country of origin in order to get the necessary information regarding the procedure including application forms and a list of required documents.
Application Deadline: The application deadline falls between September-December 2017, depending on the Swiss Embassy to which the applications have to be submitted.
|Fellowship Level||PhD/ Postdoctoral degree|
|Subject Areas||Any Discipline|
|Fellowship Amount||Fully funded|
|Deadline||varies, Sept-Dec 2017|
Detailed information about the program:
Scholarships by Country
- India (1,092)
- Europe (781)
- United Kingdom (508)
- Germany (484)
- United States (444)
- Norway (234)
- Switzerland (226)
- Australia (220)
- Denmark (185)
- Sweden (184)
- Netherlands (156)
- Italy (142)
- Canada (95)
- France (94)
- Spain (91)
- Japan (78)
- Belgium (67)
- Finland (66)
- All Country (63)
- New Zealand (44)
- Austria (43)
- China (39)
- Singapore (38)
- Poland (35)
- Czech Republic (31)
Type of Scholarships