Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships for 2020-2021 Academic Year

August 16th, 2019 Posted in Scholarship news

Scholarship Objectives

To enable selected applicants to undertake respective degree 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

Scholarship Categories

  1. Research Fellowship
  2. Postdoctoral Scholarships
  3. PhD Scholarships

Scholarship Coverage

  • The scholarship amounts to a monthly payment of CHF 1’920.
  • For non-EU and non-EFTA grantees only: the FCS pays mandatory Swiss health insurance.
  • There are no family allowances.
  • No financial support for fieldwork or for conferences.
  • Scholarship holders from non-EU and non-EFTA countries receive a flight allowance (lump sum) for a ticket back to their country of origin (provided at the end of the scholarship).
  • Special CHF 300 housing allowance (paid once at the beginning of the scholarship).
  • One-year half-fare public transportation card.
  • Support services and various trips, dinners and sightseeing tours organised for Swiss Government Excellence Scholarship holders.

Application Time-frame

  • Application Opening : 19 August 2019
  • Application Deadline : 29 November 2019
  • Beginning of the Scholarship : 1 September 2020

Contact Information

Location :Swiss EmbassyVantage Tower, 623 Pyay Road, Kamayut TspYangon


Tel: 0095 1 230 7465

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