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Swiss Government Scholarships for Study in Universities of Switzerland, Switzerland

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If you would like to study in Universities of Switzerland, Switzerland and pursue Full Time Phd/Postdoctoral and Research Program in any Subject you can avail Swiss Government Scholarships which is being offered by the Swiss Government.

This is a Phd/Postdoctoral and Research Program Merit Based Scholarship and students are eligible from International Students (Indian) to apply for the same. Only Few such award is being offered and the deadline for application is 15-Nov-16.

This Scholarship will offer you

Phd Scholarships:-

  • The scholarship amounts to a monthly payment of CHF 1,920.
  • Tuition fees are waived.
  • For non-EU and non-EFTA grantees only: mandatory Swiss health insurance is paid by the FCS.
  • Non-European grantees receive a lump sum for their airfare (provided at the end of the scholarship).
  • Special CHF 300 housing allowance (paid once at the beginning of the scholarship).
  • One-year half-fare public transportation card.
  • Support services and various trips, dinners and sightseeing tours organized for Swiss Government Excellence Scholarship holders.

Postdoctoral Scholarships:-

  • The scholarship amounts to a monthly payment of CHF 3,500.
  • Tuition fees are waived.
  • For non-EU and non-EFTA grantees only: mandatory Swiss health insurance is paid by the FCS.
  • Non-European grantees receive a lump sum for their airfare (provided at the end of the scholarship).
  • Special CHF 300 housing allowance (paid once at the beginning of the scholarship).
  • One-year half-fare public transportation card.
  • Support services and various trips, dinners and sightseeing tours organized for Swiss Government Excellence Scholarship holders

Research Scholarships:-

  • The scholarship amounts to a monthly payment of CHF 1,920.
  • Tuition fees are waived.
  • For non-EU and non-EFTA grantees only: mandatory Swiss health insurance is paid by the FCS.
  • Non-European grantees receive a lump sum for their airfare (provided at the end of the scholarship).
  • Special CHF 300 housing allowance (paid once at the beginning of the scholarship).
  • One-year half-fare public transportation card.
  • Support services and various trips, dinners and sightseeing tours organized for Swiss Government Excellence Scholarship holders for Complete Course Duration.

We are pleased to provide you with the following information which has been updated recently:

Name of Scholarships: Swiss Government Scholarships
Scholarship is offered by: the Swiss Government
Scholarship Offers: Phd Scholarships:-

  • The scholarship amounts to a monthly payment of CHF 1,920.
  • Tuition fees are waived.
  • For non-EU and non-EFTA grantees only: mandatory Swiss health insurance is paid by the FCS.
  • Non-European grantees receive a lump sum for their airfare (provided at the end of the scholarship).
  • Special CHF 300 housing allowance (paid once at the beginning of the scholarship).
  • One-year half-fare public transportation card.
  • Support services and various trips, dinners and sightseeing tours organized for Swiss Government Excellence Scholarship holders.

Postdoctoral Scholarships:-

  • The scholarship amounts to a monthly payment of CHF 3,500.
  • Tuition fees are waived.
  • For non-EU and non-EFTA grantees only: mandatory Swiss health insurance is paid by the FCS.
  • Non-European grantees receive a lump sum for their airfare (provided at the end of the scholarship).
  • Special CHF 300 housing allowance (paid once at the beginning of the scholarship).
  • One-year half-fare public transportation card.
  • Support services and various trips, dinners and sightseeing tours organized for Swiss Government Excellence Scholarship holders

Research Scholarships:-

  • The scholarship amounts to a monthly payment of CHF 1,920.
  • Tuition fees are waived.
  • For non-EU and non-EFTA grantees only: mandatory Swiss health insurance is paid by the FCS.
  • Non-European grantees receive a lump sum for their airfare (provided at the end of the scholarship).
  • Special CHF 300 housing allowance (paid once at the beginning of the scholarship).
  • One-year half-fare public transportation card.
  • Support services and various trips, dinners and sightseeing tours organized for Swiss Government Excellence Scholarship holders.
Duration of Reward / Grant: Complete Course Duration
Education Field: any Subject
Education Level: Phd/Postdoctoral and Research Program
Based on: Merit Based
Scholarship is open for: Universities of Switzerland, Switzerland
Students are eligible from: International Students (Indian)
Number of Awards / Scholarships: Few
Important Dates: Open Date: Not Available
Last Date: 15-Nov-16
Eligibility: Phd Criteria:-

  1. Master’s degree or equivalent university degree recognized by the Swiss university.
  2. The applicant must not be over 35 years old at the Time  of the application.
  3. Applicants who are in Switzerland for more than one year at the beginning of the scholarship in September are not eligible.
  4. Applicants must provide a letter (or email) from a professor at the Swiss host institution stating that they are willing and entitled to supervise the Ph.d.
  5. In those cases where the Ph.d. is pursued within a structured doctoral school, applicants must include in their application an admission letter or proof that they are being considered for admission. Without such a document, the application will be rejected. For EPFL doctoral school candidates, the admission letter from the EPFL doctoral school is required. As this takes Time , applicants must plan accordingly and submit their application for admission to the EPFL doctoral school sufficiently in advance of the scholarship program deadline. Without these documents, the application will be rejected.
  6. Applicants must have a research proposal including a Time frame (this is the central piece of the application. The applicant must devote all required attention to it).
  7. Applicants must be in command of the necessary language skills required for the Phd. studies/ research.
  8. Applicants who have already benefited from a Swiss Government Excellence Scholarship are not eligible to apply for a second scholarship.

Postdoctoral Criteria:-

  1. Phd degree
  2. No more than five years may have passed between the award of the Ph.d. and the application deadline.
  3. Applicants who are in Switzerland for more than one year at the beginning of the scholarship in September are not eligible.
  4. Applicants must provide a letter (or email) from a professor at the Swiss host institution stating that they are willing and entitled to supervise the postdoctoral research. Without such confirmation, the application will be rejected.
  5. Applicants must have a research proposal including a Time frame (this is the centerpiece of the application. The applicant must devote all required attention to it).
  6. Applicants must be in command of the necessary language skills required for the postdoctoral research.
  7. Applicants who have already benefited from a Swiss Government Excellence Scholarship are not eligible to apply for a second scholarship.

Research Criteria:-

  1. Master’s degree or equivalent university degree.
  2. The applicant must not be more than 35 years old at the Time  of the application.
  3. Applicants who have been in Switzerland for more than one year at the beginning of the scholarship in September are not eligible.
  4. Applicants must provide a letter (or e-mail) from a professor at the Swiss host institution stating that they are willing to supervise the research. Without such confirmation, the application will be rejected.
  5. Applicants must have a research proposal including a Time frame. This is the centerpiece of the application. The applicant must devote all required attention to it.
  6. Applicants must be in command of the necessary language skills required for the research/studies.
  7. Applicants who have already benefited from a Swiss Government Excellence Scholarship are not eligible to apply for a second scholarship.
Important Information: Contact eMail Id: transparence@sbfi.admin.ch

Notes: To apply for the above scholarship / award / grant you should submit the following documents and should possess the following:

The application package can be obtained by Email from the Swiss Embassy in Harare. Applications should be submitted in triplicate, with the number of copies indicated (hard copies only). The original, signed documents and attested translations should be submitted, along with two copies. The other two sets are copies of the first set. For details see the Application Guidelines available at their contact institution. The official FCS 2017-2018 application form (typed and printed). Handwritten forms will not be accepted.

  • A full curriculum vitae with a list of academic publications.
  • A letter of motivation (max. 2 pages).
  • A complete research proposal (max. 5 pages). Use only the official research proposal form provided with the application package.
  • A copy of the letter or email from a professor at the chosen Swiss university confirming that they are willing to supervise the Phd Studies.
  • Include a short CV of your academic host supervisor.
  • Short CV of your actual academic contact person/mentor at your home institution.
  • Photocopies of all certificates and grade sheets from previously attended universities/colleges and diplomas with grades. (If the originals are not in English, French, German or
  • Italian, the copies must be translated into one of these languages and attested. Attestations can be made by a university or government officer.)
  • Two letters of recommendation from professors in the applicant’s field (use only the official reference form provided with the application package).
  • A health certificate (use only the official health certificate provided with the application package).
  • Each application set should contain two copies of the applicant’s passport (main page with personal data).

Once all the information has been received by the Swiss Government and the assessment of the submitted documents is complete, you will be informed about your selection in the same.

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