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Engineering for Development Doctoral Scholarships for Low-Income Countries 2024

The Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule (ETH) Zürich and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology have joined forces to present the Engineering for Development Doctoral Scholarships. This initiative, part of the Engineering for Development (E4D) Programme, aims to advance research and education for individuals in low-income countries. The scholarship offers a grant of 200,000 CHF to cover the doctoral students’ salary expenses for three years, with additional support from ETH professors for the fourth year and research-related costs.

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The Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule (ETH) Zürich and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology have joined forces to present the Engineering for Development Doctoral Scholarships. This initiative, part of the Engineering for Development (E4D) Programme, aims to advance research and education for individuals in low-income countries. The scholarship offers a grant of 200,000 CHF to cover the doctoral students’ salary expenses for three years, with additional support from ETH professors for the fourth year and research-related costs.

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Key Details:

  • Scholarship Sponsor(s): Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule (ETH), Zürich
  • Host Institution(s): Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zürich
  • Funding Amount: 200,000 CHF
  • Number of Awards: Several
  • Study Level: Doctoral
  • Nationality: Low-income countries
  • Application Deadline: April 30, 2024

Eligibility Criteria:
Candidates must meet specific requirements related to their research experience, citizenship, and the thematic alignment of their proposed projects. Supervisors are expected to be ETH professors with a confirmed position and a genuine commitment to supporting the candidate throughout the project. Research projects should focus on creating tangible benefits for underprivileged populations in low-income countries, considering ecological, socio-economic, and cultural aspects.

Application Process:
Interested candidates need to follow a two-step application process. Firstly, they submit a Concept Note Application Form, including their CV, academic records, letters of support, publications, and other relevant documentation. If their concept note is approved, they proceed to develop a full proposal in collaboration with their supervising professor. The deadline for applications is April 30, 2024. For detailed information and application materials, visit the official website of the Engineering for Development Doctoral Scholarships.

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