Postgraduate Research Scholarship from Swiss Government for International Artists Students

Swiss Government
Governmental Organization/Ministries Swiss Government
Closing date :
2019/12/31
Postgraduate Research Scholarship from Swiss Government for International Artists Students

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Each year the Swiss Confederation awards Government Excellence Scholarships for International Students to promote international exchange and research cooperation between Switzerland and over 180 other countries. Recipients are selected by the awarding body, the Federal Commission for Scholarships for Foreign Students (FCS). The Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships are aimed at young researchers from abroad who have completed a master’s degree or Ph.D. and at foreign artists holding a bachelor’s degree.

Types of Scholarship:

  • The research scholarship:
  1.  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.
  2. Research scholarships are awarded for research or study at all Swiss cantonal universities, universities of applied sciences and the two federal institutes of technology. 
  3. Only candidates nominated by an academic mentor at one of these higher education institutions will be considered.
  • Art scholarships :
  1. are open to art students wishing to pursue an initial master’s degree in Switzerland.
  2. Art scholarships are awarded for study at any Swiss conservatory or university of the arts. 
  3. This scholarship is available to students from a limited number of countries only.

Selection criteria:

The FCS assesses scholarship applications according to three criteria:

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

The FCS will select scholarship holders for the 2019-20 academic year by the end of May 2019. Scholarships for the 2020-21 academic year will be advertised online from August 2019.

Awards:

The FCS will announce its decisions regarding the new scholarship awards by the end of May at the latest.

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Eligibility

Nationality
United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Djibouti, Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Comoros, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Somalia, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen
Country of residence
Any Country
Gender
Both gender
Interest
Not Specific

Opportunity Information

Opportunity Targeting
Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students
Funding
Partial funding
Opportunity Coverage
Other
Opportunity will take place in
Switzerland
Required Documents
Motivation Letter, Degree Certificate, Recommendation Letter, others

Educational Conditions

Required Specialties
Agriculture and Veterinary Science, Architecture, Art, Design, and Music, Business, Media and Journalism, Computer and Information Sciences, Medicine, Nursing and Medical Sciences, Foreign Languages, Law and Human Rights, Philosophy and Religious Studies, Political Science and International Relations, All Specialties, Hospitality and Tourism, Sports, History and Archeology, Science, Psychology and Sociology, Engineering, Information Technology, Educational Science, Arabic Language and Literature, Rehabilitation Science
Educational Level
High School Diploma, Bachelor, Master
Required Languages
English
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