Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships for the academic year 2016-2017: The Swiss government, through the Federal Commission for Scholarships for Foreign Students (FCS), awards the Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships for Foreign Scholars and Artists for the Academic Year 2016-2017. The scheme includes various postgraduate scholarships to foreign scholars and researchers:
- University scholarships (Swiss universities, Federal Institutes of Technology, as well as Universities of Applied Sciences);
- Arts scholarships (schools of music and fine arts, only for a limited number of countries).
Types of scholarship offered (please see PDF files)
Please see factsheets (PDF files) for eligibility criteria
Applications are subject to preliminary selection by the relevant national authorities and/or the Swiss diplomatic representation. The short-listed applications are then assessed by the Federal Commission for Scholarships for Foreign Students (FCS) which subsequently takes the final decision.
The FCS is composed of professors from all Swiss public universities. Scholarship awards are decided on the basis of academic and scientific excellence.
If you fulfil the eligibility requirements cited in the abovementioned scholarships, please contact the relevant application institution in your country of origin (institution cited in the factsheet).
Submission deadline: 12.11.2015