Fully-funded E4D Doctoral Scholarships, Switzerland 2022-23

  • Partial Funding
  • ETH Zurich
  • Research
  • Engineering
  • International Students, Domestic Students
  • Switzerland
  • 04/30/2022
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Scholarship Description:

The goal of the Engineering for Development (E4D) Programme is to promote research and education for the benefit of underprivileged people in low-​income countries.

The E4D Programme is generously funded through the Sawiris Foundation for Social Developmentcall_made and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation.call_made The current programme phase runs from 2019 to 2023.

Degree Level:

Fully-funded E4D Doctoral Scholarships, Switzerland 2022-23 is available to undertake Research level programs at ETH Zurich.

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

  • Engineering

Scholarship Benefits:

The grant sum is 175'000 CHF to cover the salary costs of the doctoral students for three years.

Eligible Nationalities:

All Nationalities

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Existing contact with an ETH professor in the field of your study is highly recommended
  • High English proficiency level is necessary (the following certificates are accepted)
  • Maximum age: 40 years 
  • Excellent MSc or MA degree with high academic performance is necessary
  • ONLY contact an ETH professor with a concrete project idea

Please read the Eligibility Criteria and Application Requirements (PDF, 180 KB)vertical_align_bottom document.

Application Procedure:

Application Documents for an E4D Doctoral scholarship concept note comprise:

  • Project description (using this template (DOCX, 14 KB)vertical_align_bottom)
  • CV of the candidate 
  • Excellent MSc or MA degree from a recognised university and grade transcripts
  • Support letter of the supervising professor at ETH Zurich, clearly stating the financial contribution to the project
  • 2 reference letters from your field of research
  • Own publications or documentation of relevant activities relating to the project
  • Bibliography
  • Names and contacts of 5 independent external reviewers  

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