ETH Zurich supports outstanding students by awarding lots of scholarships for master degree program. This year, ETH Zurich is awarding two types of masters scholarships to Swiss and international students and they include; Excellence Scholarship & Opportunity Programme (ESOP), and Master Scholarship Programme (MSP). The ESOP will cover the full study and living costs during their Master’s degree course. For the MSP, students receive a partial stipend during their Master’s degree course and the offer of an assistantship.
In order to apply for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following requirements:
- Applicant must be Swiss or international students wishing to pursue their master program at ETH Zurich.
- Applicant must have good result in their Bachelor’s. Students must belong to the best 10 percent of their Bachelor’s programme.
Fields of study
All masters programs at ETH Zurich.
What the scholarship covers
The Excellence Scholarship consists of a grant covering living and study expenses (CHF 11,000 per semester) as well as a tuition fee waiver. 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.
The Master Scholarship 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 scholarship begins when the student commences his or her Master’s degree and is awarded for the regular duration of the Master’s program (three or four semesters). It is awarded independently of the scholarship holder’s financial situation. The Master Scholarship Program requires a financial contribution from the scholarship holder.
How applicants will be selected
The applications are evaluated by the Admissions Committees of the respective Master’s programs. The final decision for awarding scholarships in the Excellence Scholarship & Opportunity Program and in the Master Scholarship Program rests with the Rector of the ETH. The number of annual scholarships depends on the availability of funds.
How to apply
Applicants will need to fill and applications form (not available at the moment) and submit it with letters of recommendation from two professors, motivation letter and a a pre-proposal for your Master’s thesis (see the separate guidelines on how to write a pre-proposal (PDF, 21 KB)). Click here to contact the scholarship provider for more information on how to apply.
The deadline for scholarship application is 15th December 2016.