Branco Weiss Fellowship: Postdoc fellowship program 9152 views2 applications

Branco Weiss Fellowship is a unique postdoc program. Fellowship is awarded to young researchers from around the world with a generous personal research grant, giving them the freedom to work on whatever topic they choose anywhere in the world.

Subject areas:

  • Science
  • Engineering
  • Social sciences

Funding: The Society in Science fellowship program is financed by the Swiss entrepreneur Dr. Branco Weiss. The program belongs to the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH).


  • Applicant must officially hold a PhD on January 15, 2019
  • Applicant’s project departs from the mainstream of research in the chosen discipline.
  • Applicant must have a record of exceptional scientific achievement.
  • Applicant must demonstrate in the proposal a keenness to engage in a dialogue on relevant social, cultural, political or economic issues across the frontiers of your particular discipline.
  • Applicant must not have born before January 1, 1983


The 5 year fellowship is granted in two installments.

  • The pioneer phase: the first 2 years of research; at the end of this phase a review is conducted
  • The exploitation phase: the remaining three years

Fellowship value:

  • CHF 100’000/year
  • Grant is to cover all legitimate cost of research like salary and/or equipment, travel cost, consumables, personnel


  • Applications to be submitted online
  • Following documents (in pdf files)to be uploaded:
  • Letter of motivation describing the research within the discipline and including a scientific vision explaining why the project differs from the mainstream (max. 1 page)
  • Curriculum Vitae (4 pages max.)
  • Project proposal (4 pages max.) with project abstract text
  • Copies of three best publications
  • Note that letters of support do not have to be submitted upon application but will only be asked for once your application is taken further.
Quick Overview————-
Organization ETH Zurich (Society in Science)
Fellowship Level Postdoctoral
Country Switzerland
Subject areas Science, Engineering, Social Sciences
Fellowship amount CHF 100’000/year
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline Candidates are welcome to start applying in October 2022 for the January 15, 2023 deadline

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