Job Expired

Excellence Fellowships: Applications for starting a Master’s and PhD program in are open.

EPFL offers a limited number of fellowships at the Master’s level to students with outstanding academic records. Some of the fellowships are financed by EPFL directly and others through partnerships with foundations or companies.

Eligibility

Anyone applying to an EPFL Master’s Program is eligible. The selection of candidates and the granting of the fellowships is done based solely on the evaluation of the academic records of the candidates.

The Master’s Programs taught at EPFL: Major Subject areas –

  1. ARCHITECTURE
  2. CIVIL ENGINEERING
  3. ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES & ENGINEERING
  4. ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING
  5. ENERGY MANAGEMENT & SUSTAINABILITY
  6. MATERIALS SCIENCE & ENGINEERING
  7. MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
  8. MICROENGINEERING
  9. COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS
  10. COMPUTER SCIENCE
  11. CHEMICAL ENGINEERING & BIOTECHNOLOGY
  12. MOLECULAR & BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY
  13. MATHEMATICS
  14. APPLIED MATHEMATICS
  15. MATHEMATICS FOR EDUCATION (IN FRENCH)
  16. COMPUTATIONAL SCIENCE & ENGINEERING
  17. PHYSICS
  18. APPLIED PHYSICS
  19. NUCLEAR ENGINEERING
  20. BIOENGINEERING
  21. LIFE SCIENCES & TECHNOLOGY
  22. FINANCIAL ENGINEERING
  23. MANAGEMENT, TECHNOLOGY & ENTREPRENEURSHIP
The fellowship: 
  1. EXTERNAL applications

Fellowships for those candidates include:

  • CHF 16’000 per academic year (split into monthly payments), meaning:

CHF 32’000 for a 2-years Master’s(120 credits)

CHF 24’000 for a 1 1/2 year Master’s (90 credits)

  • reservation of a room in students accomodation

(Note that accomodation, tuition fees, visa fees, etc. must be paid by the fellowship’s holder.)

Cumulating this fellowship with other substantial scholarships isn’t possible. Candidates are required to declare all the scholarships they will receive during their master’s and cases will be evaluated one by one.

2. INTERNAL applications (EPFL bachelor’s degree)

Fellowships for those candidates include:

  • CHF 10’000 (split into 2 payments)
  • A certificate of excellence for the results obtained during their Bachelor’s

(Note that accomodation, tuition fees, etc. must be paid by the fellowship’s holder.)

Selection Procedure – 

A.      EXTERNAL applications

Applications are reviewed twice a year, in February and May, following Master’s programs admission committees.

Application

The application is done via the same online form than your application to a Master’s program. It is however necessary to tick a box indicating that your profile should also be considered for an excellence fellowship.

B.      INTERNAL applications (EPFL Bachelor’s degree)

 Internal applications are reviewed once a year, in May, following the second Master’s programs admission committee.

Application must include:

Candidates should deliver their printed application to their section.

The application should contain:

  1. ·         a recommendation letter from the section’s director
  2. ·         a CV
  3. ·         a motivation letter
  4. ·         a transcript of all grades obtained at EPFL

If you are planning to switch to another section:

You still need a recommendation letter from the director of your section of origin but you must contact the deputy of your future section to introduce yourself. It is the deputy of your future section that will propose your application to the Excellence Fellowships Committee.

A first screening is done by sections. The attribution of the fellowships is then done by the Excellence Fellowships Committee, presided by Prof. Vandergheynst, Vice-Provost for Education.

To ensure that all fellowships are distributed in case of withdrawals, multiple candidates can be selected and placed on a waiting list. The fellowship is then offered to the main candidate who will be given a deadline (2-4 weeks) for confirming the acceptance of her/his admission and fellowship. In case of withdrawal or absence of response, the fellowship is offered to the first candidate on the waiting list who then get a deadline (1-2 weeks) for confirming the acceptance of her/his admission and fellowship.

Quick Overview———–
Organization École Polytechnique Fédérale De Lausanne
Fellowship Level Masters and PhD
Country Switzerland
Subject areas ARCHITECTURE, FINANCE ENGINEERING, MANAGEMENT, Natural sciences
Contactstudent.services@epfl.ch
Eligibility Open for International students
DeadlineApplications are reviewed twice a year
——————————–

Applications for starting a Master’s program are open from mid-November to January 15th and from January 16th to April 15th

Further Information: Click here

More Information

  • This job has expired!
Share this job

JSPS Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers

Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung/Foundation provides JSPS Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers. Applicant must be highly-qualified post-doctoral researcher from Germany and completed

SIR – Scholar-in-Residence Fulbright Program, USA

The Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence (SIR) Program: It assists U.S. higher education / research institutions in expanding programs of academic international exchange.

Raman Research Institute (RRI): Faculty Research Positions

Research Faculty Positions at the Raman Research Institute, India. Number of Vacancies: 14 Age Limit: Assistant Professor 40 years; Associate

Postdoc Fellowships: Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research (BIDR)

The Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research (BIDR) at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) announces availability of Postdoctoral Fellowships.

Faculty Positions at the IMS, Banaras Hindu University (BHU)

Faculty Positions at the Institute of Medical Sciences (Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Dental Sciences & College of Nursing) at

Fulbright Scholarships: For Masters and PhD, Fully Funded, USA

Fulbright Scholarships: For Masters and PhD – Fully Funded, USA Applications are invited for Fulbright scholarships for Masters and Ph.D.

Fulbright-Nehru Doctoral Research Fellowships for Indian Scholars in the U.S

The Fulbright-Nehru Doctoral Research Fellowships are tailored for Indian scholars pursuing a Ph.D. at an Indian institution. These fellowships span

ERCIM Fellowship Programme, COFUND, Europe

The “ERCIM Alain Bensoussan Fellowship Programme” was supported by the FP7 Marie Curie Actions – People, Co-funding of Regional, National

Postdoc Faculty Fellowship Program: University of Boston

Postdoc Faculty Fellowship Program at Department of Chemistry, University of Boston. This innovative program provides a two (02)-year, full-time appointment