International Student Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships 2018–2019

Published Date: October 4, 2017

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

    Art History, Arts and Culture
  • Country of the Scholarship

    Switzerland
  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

    2019
  • Type of scholarship

    Master's scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

  • Type of scholarship administrator

    Government
  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

    Offline
  • Applier's country

    All
  • Expenses covered

    All
  • Scholarship Contact Details

    T +41 58 462 21 29 F +41 58 464 96 14

Currently closed for applications

Applications are currently continuing for the Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships. The scholarship is designed for International students to stimulate international exchange and research assistance concerning Switzerland and over 180 other countries. Beneficiaries are selected by the awarding body, the Federal Commission for Scholarships for Foreign Students or FCS.

The Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships is intended at young researchers from abroad who have accomplished a master’s degree or Ph.D. and at foreign artists holding a bachelor’s degree.

Research scholarships are granted for research or study at all Swiss cantonal universities, study at any Swiss conservatory or university of the arts, universities of practical sciences and the two federal institutes of technology. Only candidates elected by an academic mentor at one of these higher education institutions will be considered. Art scholarships are assumed for study at any Swiss conservatory or university of the arts.

The scholarship covers housing allowance, and other related fees, health insurance, airfare, monthly payment fees and exemption of tuition fees.

For further information about the scholarship, students must visit the scholarship official website: https://www.sbfi.admin.ch/sbfi/en/home/bildung/scholarships-and-grants/swiss-government-excellence-scholarships-for-foreign-scholars-an.html#2146630976

 

The FCS assesses scholarship applications is agreeing to three criteria:

  1.  Candidate profile
  2. Quality of the research project or artistic work
  3. Synergies and potential for future research cooperation

The deadline for application falls between September-December 2017.


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