ETH Zurich Excellence Scholarship 2016
ETH Zurich Excellence Scholarship is for Outstanding Students (Swiss or International) who are pursuing masters degree. The ETH Zurich Excellence Scholarship will cover Tution fee and living cost.
Eligibility: The scholarship programmes are open to excellent students both from the ETH and from other universities (national and international) wishing to pursue their Master’s degree at ETH Zurich. The prerequisite is a very good result in their Bachelor’s. Students must belong to the best 10 percent of their Bachelor’s programme.
Selection Procedure: The applications are evaluated by the Admissions Committees of the respective Master’s programmes. The final decision for awarding scholarships in the Excellence Scholarship & Opportunity Programme and in the Master Scholarship Programme rests with the Rector of the ETH.
Eligible Nationalities: Citizens of all nationalities are eligible to apply.
Number of awards: The number of annual scholarships depends on the availability of funds Sponsorship duration The scholarship begins when the student commences his or her Master’s degree and is awarded for the regular duration of the Master’s programme (three or four semesters). It is awarded independently of the scholarship holder’s financial situation.
Scholarship benefits: The Excellence Scholarship & Opportunity Programme consists of a grant covering living and study expenses (CHF 11,000 per semester) as well as a tuition fee waiver. The Master Scholarship Programme consists of a partial stipend for living and study expenses (CHF 6,000 per semester) as well as a tuition fee waiver. The department can additionally provide a scholarship of CHF 1,500 – 3,000 per semester or offer an assistantship from the second semester onwards (with a payment of CHF 600 per month). The MSP requires a financial contribution from the scholarship holder.
Method of Procedure: Applicants must submit an application form (the same for both programmes), a letter of motivation, a pre-proposal for your Master’s thesis (see guidelines on how to write a pre-proposal on the official website), and letters of recommendation from two professors. All information provided in the application must be complete and correct. It is important to visit the official website (link found below) to access the application form, guidelines and other detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
DEADLINES: 15 December 2015 (date of postmark).
Official Link: https://www.ethz.ch/students/en/studies/financial/scholarships/excellencescholarship.html