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Excellence Master Fellowships for International Students at University of Geneva in Switzerland, 2020

Excellence Master Fellowships for International Students at University of Geneva in Switzerland, 2020

The Faculty of the science of the University of Geneva is awarding excellence master fellowships for students from any country. The fellowship is open to outstanding and highly motivated students who wish to pursue a Master of Science degree in one of the disciplines covered by the Faculty1.

The Excellence Fellowship consists of a grant amounting to CHF 10’000 to CHF 15’000/year (no teaching duties); it is awarded for one year and extended for the regular duration of the chosen Master’s program (three or four semesters) provided the applicant is academically successful at the end of his/her first semester of studies.

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Founded in 1559 by Jean Calvin, the University of Geneva (UNIGE) is dedicated to teaching, research and dialogue with society. UNIGE offers more than 500 programmes (including 136 Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programmes, 87 doctoral programmes) and 343 continuing education programmes covering an extremely wide variety of fields: exact sciences, medicine, humanities, social sciences, law, etc.

Study Subject(s): Fellowships are awarded in any discipline available within the Faculty of science. They cover a broad range of scientific disciplines: astronomy, biology, chemistry and biochemistry, computer science, mathematics, physics, pharmaceutical sciences, earth sciences, and the environment.
Course Level: Fellowships are available for pursuing Master of Science program at the University of Geneva.
Scholarship Provider: University of Geneva, Switzerland
The award can be taken at Switzerland

Eligibility: The fellowship is open to outstanding and highly motivated students who wish to pursue a Master of Science degree in one of the disciplines covered by the Faculty1.

Open for International Students: Students of any country can apply for these excellence master fellowships.

Description: University of Geneva in SwitzerlandThe Faculty of Science at the University of Geneva is an internationally recognized leading research institution. This cutting-edge research covers a broad range of scientific disciplines: astronomy, biology, chemistry and biochemistry, computer science, mathematics, physics, pharmaceutical sciences, earth sciences, and the environment.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): It is awarded for one year and extended for the regular duration of the chosen Master’s programme (three or four semesters) provided the applicant is academically successful at the end of his/her first semester of studies.

What does it cover? The Excellence Fellowship consists of a grant amounting to CHF 10’000 to CHF 15’000/year (no teaching duties); it is awarded for one year and extended for the regular duration of the chosen Master’s program (three or four semesters) provided the applicant is academically successful at the end of his/her first semester of studies.

Notification: Not Known

Application Procedure:

The application (in English or French) must include the following documents in the form of a single pdf file:

  • A scan of your national identity card or passport.
  • A scan of your UNIGE card or if you are not yet a UNIGE student, the mail of the central administration named “accuse-reception de votre demande d’immatriculation” (proof you have started the matriculation process).
  • A Curriculum Vitae (2 pages maximum).
  • The transcript of exams passed during the bachelor education, with all grades.
  • A motivation letter in which you describe your specific scientific interests and your motivation to pursue a Master of Science program at the University of Geneva.
  • If possible: Letters of references from two professors (preferably sent by them directly to [email protected]) attesting your aptitude to this program.
  • Any other pertinent information like results of GRE (General requirement examination), or TOEFL or other language tests.

How to Apply: The application is made online. After registering, you will receive an e-mail containing a personal link allowing you to fill out the application form.

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Application Deadline: The application deadline is March 15, 2020.

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