Swiss Government Scholarships For Foreign Scholars 2019- 2020

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12 Dec, 2018

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Each year the Swiss Confederation awards Government Excellence Scholarships to promote international exchange and research cooperation between Switzerland and over 180 other countries.

Job Title: Swiss Government Scholarships For Foreign Scholars 2019-

PhD, Postdoctoral and Research Fellowships are open for applications in any field

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.

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 takes the final decision.

Application Closing Date: Saturday, December 15, 2018

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