Fully-funded ETH Zurich E4D Doctoral Scholarships 2024 - Keepswiki

Fully-funded ETH Zurich E4D Doctoral Scholarships 2024

We are delighted to announce the call for applications for the esteemed 2024 Engineering for Development (E4D) Doctoral Scholarship Programme, hosted by ETH Zurich in Switzerland. This prestigious programme is made possible through the generous support of the Sawiris Foundation for Social Development alongside the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, aiming to empower brilliant minds committed to fostering development through engineering in low-income countries.


The E4D Programme is dedicated to advancing research and education to aid those most in need, offering a substantial grant of 175,000 CHF. This grant is specifically designed to cover the salary costs of doctoral students for three years, ensuring that candidates can focus wholeheartedly on their impactful research without financial burden.

This fully-funded scholarship is open to international students who aspire to pursue their doctoral studies at ETH Zurich, a leading institution in Switzerland known for its cutting-edge research and innovation. The programme seeks several highly motivated candidates who are ready to contribute to the development of underprivileged communities through their doctoral research. Eligibility criteria include a strong connection with an ETH professor in the candidate’s field of study, proficiency in English, an age limit of 40 years, and an outstanding Master’s degree reflecting high academic performance. Applicants must reach out to an ETH professor with a solid project proposal to initiate their application.

Application Process: Interested candidates are encouraged to apply online through the E4D Doctoral Scholarships Application Form. Required documents for the application include a detailed project description, the candidate’s CV, academic transcripts, a support letter from an ETH Zurich supervising professor, two reference letters, any relevant publications or documentation, a bibliography, and contacts for five independent external reviewers.

The deadline for applications is April 30, 2024. For a more detailed overview of the application process and eligibility criteria, please visit the official ETH Zurich E4D Doctoral Scholarships webpage. Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to contribute to meaningful development through your doctoral research at one of the world’s leading universities.

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