EPFL Master Excellence Fellowships 2023-24

  • Partial Funding
  • Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL)
  • Fellowship
  • All Subjects
  • International Students
  • Switzerland
  • 04/15/2023
Expired in
04/15/2023
EPFL Master Excellence Fellowships 2023-24EPFL Master Excellence Fellowships 2023-24

Description for EPFL Master Excellence Fellowship:

EPFL Master Excellence Fellowships 2023-24 is open for International Students . The scholarship allows Fellowship level program(s) in the field of All Subjects taught at Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL) . The deadline of the scholarship is expired at 15 Apr 2023.

EPFL offers a limited number of fellowships to students with outstanding academic records who are applying to a master's program at the school. The selection process is based on the evaluation of the candidates' academic records and is conducted by a committee made up of members from various departments and services at EPFL. The competition for these fellowships is very high, with only about 3% of master's students receiving the financial support. Some of these fellowships are funded directly by EPFL, while others are provided through partnerships with foundations or private companies.

The École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, also known as the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, is a public research university in Lausanne, Switzerland. Specializing in natural sciences and engineering, it is one of the two Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology. 

Degree Level for EPFL Master Excellence Fellowship:

EPFL Master Excellence Fellowships 2023-24 is available to undertake Fellowship level programs at Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL).

Available Subjects for EPFL Master Excellence Fellowship:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

  • All Subjects

Benefits for EPFL Master Excellence Fellowship:

CHF 10’000 per semester

Reservation of a student room in a student residence (for “external” candidates only)

A certificate of excellence (at the end of the master’s program)

 Fellowship holders will be responsible to cover all expenses on their own (tuition fees, rents, etc.). The fellowship will be paid :

-        provided that fellowship holders are registered as regular EPFL students (see section 4.6) 

-        for a maximum of 4 semesters (3 for a 90-credit Master’s program). No extension is possible, even in case of a minor or for any other reason that might extend the duration of studies. 

If there is a paid internship or Master's project (see section 4.4), only 3 payments will be possible (2 for a

90-credit Master programme), provided that the renewal criteria are met at the end of the 1st year (see section 3.1). 

Eligibility Criteria for EPFL Master Excellence Fellowship:

Anyone applying to an EPFL master’s program is eligible. EPFL grants a limited number of fellowships to the most deserving candidates based on their academic records.

Cumulating this fellowship with other substantial scholarships is not possible. Candidates are required to declare all the scholarships they receive during their master’s 

If the master at EPFL is a second master’s degree, candidates are not eligible for an excellence fellowship. 

 

Application Procedure for EPFL Master Excellence Fellowship:

External candidates (Bachelor degree from an university abroad)

They should apply via the same online form than their application to a master’s program by April 15 or December 15 (there is a box to tick indicating that the candidates profile should also be considered for an excellence fellowship). 

There are no specific documents to be provided in addition to those required for the admission.

Internal candidates (Bachelor degree earned at EPFL / same field of study)

Sections might contact students to ask if they want to submit an application for an excellence fellowship. Students can also submit an application to their section by January 31 or April 30.  

The application should contain:

 a CV

 a motivation letter

 2 recommendation letters from professors familiar with students’ work and achievements Ø a transcript of all grades earned at EPFL

Recommendation letters must be submitted directly by referees to e-fellowship@epfl.ch.

 Internal candidates (Bachelor degree earned at EPFL / another field of study)

Sections might contact students to ask if they want to submit an application for an excellence fellowship. Students should apply by providing the required documents via the admission form to a master degree (available on IS-Academia). 

Two recommendation letters must be submitted directly by referees to e-fellowship@epfl.ch

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