About Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships For Foreign Students:
The Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships For Foreign Students is a fully Funded Monthly Stipend included scholarship for doctorate and Post Doctorate international students. It allows applicants from all courses offered in Swiss Universities.
- The research scholarship is available to post-graduate researchers in any discipline (who hold a master’s degree as a minimum) who are planning to come to Switzerland to pursue research or further studies at doctoral or post-doctoral level. Research scholarships are awarded for research or study at all Swiss cantonal universities, universities of applied sciences and the two federal institutes of technology. Only candidates nominated by an academic mentor at one of these higher education institutions will be considered.
- Art scholarships are open to art students wishing to pursue an initial master’s degree in Switzerland. Art scholarships are awarded for study at any Swiss conservatory or university of the arts. This scholarship is available to students from a limited number of countries only.
The scholarship covers a monthly payment, exemption of tuition fees, health insurance, air fare, housing allowance, etc., as applicable. Kindly refer to the country-specific fact sheets for exact scholarship benefits.
- Students from 180 countries are eligible to apply.
- Kindly check the eligibility as per country specific requirements at Swiss Scholarships
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.
Programme Release: Early August
Call for Proposal: September
Application package to be collected from Swiss Representation
Submission Deadline at Swiss Representation: September- December
Selection: [By The Federal Commission for Scholarship [FCS]]: End of May
Start of Scholarship: Next September
Application Deadline: Varies by Country