The Swiss Government, through the Federal Commission for Scholarships for Foreign Students (FCS), awards Government Excellence Scholarships to foreign researchers in order to promote international exchange and research cooperation between Switzerland and other countries.
The Embassy of Switzerland in Kyiv is in charge of the application process and is the “entry point” for the Ukrainian applicants: receiving the applications and controlling that they are complete and that they fulfil all the requirements, doing a pre-selection of the applications.
The Federal Commission for Scholarships for Foreign Students (FCS) awards three types of scholarships to Ukrainian researchers:
- Research scholarships
- PHD scholarships
- Postdoctoral Scholarships
at Swiss universities, Federal Institutes of Technology and universities of applied sciences.
No university scholarships for bachelor or master studies are granted.
For each country the precise information about the different types of post-graduate scholarships available and the admission specification for the academic year 2020-2021 is published online on the webpage of the Federal Commission for Scholarships for foreign students FCS.
Please, check this information. You have to meet the eligibility criteria.
The application package (guidelines, application forms, research proposal form, letter of reference form, medical certificate form and leaflet “Will you be my supervisor”) should be individually requested at the Embassy (firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com). The complete application file has to be printed and returned to the Embassy of Switzerland in Kyiv in 2 copies before 05.12.2019.
Further information on study and research opportunities at different Swiss institutions is available on the website of swissuniversities.comments powered by HyperComments