Offered by The Swiss Government via the Federal Commission for Scholarships for Foreign Students FCS


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2285 - Offered by The Swiss Government via the Federal Commission for Scholarships for Foreign Students FCS


Descripción:

Offered by

The Swiss Government via the Federal Commission for Scholarships for

Foreign Students FCS

Objectives

To enable selected applicants to undertake a PhD at one of the 10 Swiss

cantonal universities, the two Swiss federal institutes of technology or the

Graduate Institute.

Duration

12 months (starting in September) prolongable up to 36 months based on the

achieved academic results.


Requisitos:

Target group

Highly qualified postgraduate students (possessing the required degrees) from

all academic fields.

Eligibility criteria and specific conditions

Master’s degree or equivalent university degree achieved before 31 July 2020

(degree certificate) recognised by the Swiss university. As a proof, the degree

has to be submitted to the Federal Commission for Scholarships before the start

of the scholarship.

Applicant’s date of birth after 31 December 1984.

Applicants must provide a letter from an academic host professor (including

her/his short CV) at the chosen Swiss university confirming why she/he is willing

to supervise and support the PhD thesis. Without such support, the application

will be rejected.

If an assistant professor supports a candidature, a full professor who is entitled

to supervise the PhD during the entire scholarship has to co-sign the support

letter.

Applicants must have a research proposal including a timeframe. This is the

centrepiece of the application. The applicant must devote all required attention

to it.

Applicants must be in command of the necessary language skills required for

the PhD studies/ research.

Applicants who have been in Switzerland since more than one year at the

beginning of the scholarship in September are not eligible.

Applicants who have already benefited from a Swiss Government Excellence

Scholarship are not eligible to apply for a second scholarship.

Scholarship holders are expected to move to Switzerland during their grant

period.


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