Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships for Foreign Scholars
Through the Federal Commission for Scholarships for Foreign Students, the Swiss Confederation grants young researchers and academics from abroad postgraduate scholarships at Swiss higher education institutions (universities, federal institutes of technology and universities of applied sciences) with the following modalities:
- Research scholarships (12 months).
- PhD scholarships (between 12 to maximum 36 months).
- Post-doctoral scholarships (12 months).
No scholarships for bachelor or master studies are awarded. Fine arts scholarships are not granted for Venezuela or other countries of accreditation of this Embassy (Barbados, Grenada, Guyana, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Saint Lucia, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago). Scholarship applicants residing in Switzerland since more than one year at the beginning of the scholarship will not be taken into account.