OpportunitiesSwiss Government Excellence Scholarships 2020/2021

Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships 2020/2021

Swiss Government, through the Federal Commission, offers excellence scholarships for foreign scholars and artists in Switzerland. The scholarships are available for pursuing Ph.D., postdoctoral, research programs and fine arts at one of the public funded universities or recognized institution.They 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. Each year the Swiss Confederation awards Government Excellence Scholarships to promote international exchange and research cooperation between Switzerland and over 180 other countries (including Armenia).

The Scholarship Program enables selected applicants to pursue:
• Research Scholarships
• PhD Scholarships
• Postdoctoral Scholarships.
Application Procedure
To apply please click here, complete the pre-application form, after which the embassy will contact you and provide the information and full application package of the relevant program.
Research Scholarships & PhD Scholarships
• Date of birth after 31 December 1984
• Master degree or equivalent achieved before 31 July 2020 (degree certificate)
Postdoctoral Scholarships
• PhD degree achieved after 31 December 2016 and before 31 July 2020 (PhD degree certificate)
• Not more than 3 years after the award of the PhD. No funding for sabbaticals.
Submission deadlines
Pre-application forms – 02.08.2019
Complete paper applications – 15.11.2019