Scholarship nameSwiss Government Excellence Scholarships for Foreign Students
Sponsored organizationSwiss Governemnt, Federal Commission for Scholarships for Foreign Students
Host instituteOne of the 10 Swiss cantonal universities, the two Swiss federal institutes of technology or public teaching and research institutes
Scholarship Amount$Fully funded
Scholarship DurationOne Year
Each year, the Swiss Confederation awards Government Excellence Scholarships to promote international exchange and research cooperation between Switzerland and over 180 other countries.
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.
The award is offered tp international students from more than 180 countries.
The scholarship covers a monthly payment, exemption of tuition fees, health insurance, air fare, housing allowance, etc., as applicable. Please refer to the country-specific fact sheets for exact scholarship benefits.