The Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships are aimed at young researchers from abroad who have completed a master’s degree or Ph.D. and at foreign artists holding a bachelor’s degree.
Each year the Swiss Confederation awards Government Excellence Scholarships to promote international exchange and research cooperation between Switzerland and over 180 other countries. Recipients are selected by the awarding body, the Federal Commission for Scholarships for Foreign Students (FCS).
Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.
College Admission Requirement
Test Requirement: No
English Language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.
Applicants from Costa Rica can apply for these scholarships.
What is the study subject?:
Scholarships are offered in diverse fields to help students in upgrading their education.
The necessary course level:
Scholarships are available for pursuing Ph.D., postdoctoral and research programs.
How much is the scholarship award?:
Scholarships will comprise of
Criteria to be eligible:
How to apply this scholarship?:
The application package can be obtained by email from the Swiss Embassy in San José. Applications should be submitted in triplicate, with the number of copies indicated (hard copies only). The original, signed documents and attested translations should be submitted, along with two copies. The other two sets are copies of the first set. For details see the Application Guidelines available at their contact institution. The official FCS 2017-2018 application form (typed and printed). Handwritten forms will not be accepted.
Scholarship Deadline: The application deadline is 30 November 2016.
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