The research areas of this scholarship are: Not provided
Who can apply to this scholarship? Scholarships are open to graduates from around the world, they are awarded to candidates on the grounds of outstanding academic merit and continuing support will be subject to satisfactory completion of course work. While preference may be given to students whose research plans include areas of interest of the UBS International Center of Economics in Society, applications from all areas are welcomed.
· Admission to the Zurich Graduate School of Economics is a pre
· condition for being considered for a UBS Center Scholarship.
· Scholarship holders are free to choose their supervisor and have no mandatory duties beyond the completion of the course work and their doctorate.
Benefits of the scholarship: The UBS Center Scholarships cover living expenses and all fees. The stipend covering living expenses is in line with the guidelines from the Swiss National Science Foundation, which currently stands at CHF 42’000 per year for first year PhD students, increasing to CHF 48’000 per year for third-year and fourth-year PhD students.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: These full scholarships will be awarded for a period of four years, subject to satisfactory completion of course work.
Number of scholarships: Three full scholarships will be awarded for entry in September 2014.