ETH Zurich is offering masters scholarships to outstanding Swiss and International students who intend to enrol for a masters degree program in Switzerland. Two types of scholarships are being offered and they include; Excellence Scholarship & Opportunity Programme (ESOP) AND the Master Scholarship Programme (MSP). The Excellence Scholarship and Opportunity Program covers full tuition fees and living cost for the duration of the masters programs while The Master Scholarship Program covers a partial stipend and the offer of an assistantship for the duration of the program.
The following conditions must be met before applying for this scholarship:
- 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.
- Applicant must have a very good result in the bachelor’s degree.
- Applicant must belong to the best 10 percent of their Bachelor’s programme.
Fields of study
All master programs offered in the University. You can access ETH Zurich masters degree programs here.
What the scholarship covers
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.
ETH Zürich (In German: Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich), Switzerland
[also called, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETHZ)]
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.
How to apply
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. Click here to contact the scholarship provider for more information on how to apply.
The deadline for scholarship application is 15th December 2016