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Masters in Switzerland for International Students -Excellence Fellowship

Designation/Position-  Masters in Switzerland for International Students

EPFL, Switzerland invites application for Masters in Switzerland for International Students Position from eligible and interested candidates

About-  Located in Switzerland, EPFL is one of Europe’s most vibrant and cosmopolitan science and technology institutions. EPFL offers a limited number of fellowships at master’s level to students with outstanding academic records. Anyone applying to an EPFL master’s program is eligible. The selection of candidates and the granting of the fellowships is done based on the evaluation of the academic records of the candidates. The fellowship committee, comprising members of the EPFL sections, a representative of the Vice-Presidency for Education and representatives from other school services, selects the candidates. The selection process is very competitive, only about 3% of the master students receive such financial support.

Research/Job Area- All available field

Location- EPFL, Switzerland

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  • Anyone applying to an EPFL master’s program is eligible.
  • The EPFL grants a limited number of fellowships to the most deserving candidates based solely on their academic records.
  • Cumulating this fellowship with other substantial scholarships is not possible.
  • Candidates are required to declare all the scholarships they receive during their master’s (see section 4.2).
  • If your master at the EPFL is your second master’s degree, you are not eligible for an excellence fellowship.

Job/Position Description- 

Fellowship amount and benefits – (EXTERNAL applications)

  • CHF 8’000 per semester (CHF 32’000 for a 2-year degree – 120 credits / CHF 24’000 for a 1.5-year degree – 90 credits)
  • Reservation of an accommodation (student room in a student residence)

Fellowship holders will be responsible to cover all expenses on their own (i.e. accommodation, tuition fees, etc.).

The fellowship will be paid for no more than 4 semesters even in case the student decides to take a minor or for any other reason that might extend the duration of his/her studies and provided that he/she is still registered.

How to Apply- Candidates should apply via the same online form than their application to a master’s program by April 15 or December 15.

Please note that it is necessary to tick a box indicating that the candidates profile should also be considered for an excellence fellowship. There is no other way to apply for an excellence fellowship.

In order to receive the fellowship, students must confirm their intention of coming to EPFL for a master’s degree within the requested deadline by using the link provided in the email «Your application for a master’s program at EPFL» sent by the Registrar’s Office.

A confirmation and a certificate will be sent by e-mail and will allow all fellowship holders to start handling the administrative formalities.

For Contact- e-fellowship@epfl.ch.

Last Date for Apply– 15 April 2020

Candidates receive an answer about their application by e-mail at: (EXTERNAL applications )

  • the beginning of April (December deadline)
  • the end of June (April deadline)

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