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Call for applications: Swiss Government

Call for applications for the Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships 2024-2025.

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The Swiss Government has announced its call for applications for its Excellence Scholarships for the academic year 2024-2025.

Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships

  • The deadline for receipt of applications is 11 November 2023.
  • For candidates from India, PhD, research and post-doctoral scholarships are available.
  • The research scholarship is available to post-graduate researchers in any discipline (with a minimum qualification of holding a master’s degree) who plan to go to Switzerland to pursue research or further studies at the doctoral or post-doctoral level.
  • At one of these higher education institutions, academic supervisors will only consider candidates they nominate for research scholarships. These scholarships are awarded for research at all Swiss cantonal universities, universities of applied sciences, and the two federal institutes of technology, as well as the four research institutes.


  • To enable selected applicants to undertake research in the realm of their PhD at one of the 10 Swiss cantonal universities, the two Swiss federal institutes of technology, the public teaching and research institutes, or the universities of applied sciences.
  • Valid for full-time research in Switzerland only.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Master’s degree or equivalent achieved before 31 July 2024
  • Applicants must be born after 31 December 1988.
  • A research proposal including a timeframe.
  • Mandatory letter from an academic host professor.


  • Scholarship starts for the academic year 2024-25: 1 September 2024.
  • 12 months maximum (starting in September).
  • No prolongation possible.

Fellowship Amount

  • The scholarship amounts to a monthly payment of CHF 1920.
  • The scholarship amount covers the living costs of one person only.
  • This scholarship is not a salary.

Selection Criteria

  • The candidate: academic profile, research capacity, and motivation.
  • The research project: originality and methodological soundness.
  • The academic context: quality and context of supervision and potential for future academic cooperation.

For more information (How to apply, application form, and documents that need to be submitted):

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