The Swiss Confederation annually grants Government Excellence Scholarships to encourage international research collaboration and exchange between Switzerland and over 180 countries worldwide. The scholarship is available to post-graduate researchers of any discipline (with a minimum of a master’s degree) who plan to pursue research or further studies at a doctoral or postdoctoral level in Switzerland.
The scholarship covers a monthly payment, tuition fee exemption, health insurance, airfare, housing allowance, and other applicable expenses. The scholarship benefits differ depending on the country, so it is crucial to refer to country-specific fact sheets for accurate information.
The scholarship is open to international students from more than 180 countries, and eligible applicants should contact the Swiss diplomatic representative in their country of origin for detailed information on application forms, required documentation, and deadlines. The application period runs from September to December 2023, depending on the Swiss Embassy to which the applications have to be submitted.
If you are interested in applying for this scholarship, please visit the official website (link provided below) for more information on how to apply and details on the eligibility criteria.
Official Scholarship Website: https://www.sbfi.admin.ch/sbfi/en/home/education/scholarships-and-grants/swiss-government-excellence-scholarships.html
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