University of Geneva Excellence Master Fellowship 2021

The University of Geneva has established an Excellence Fellowship program open to outstanding and highly motivated students who wish to pursue a Master of Science degree in any of the scientific disciplines covered by the Faculty of Science. Candidate selection is based on excellence.

The Faculty of Science of 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. The Faculty hosts three National Centres of Competence in Research of the highly competitive Swiss National Sciences Foundation (Chemical Biology; SwissMAP; Planets) as well as many European research projects. The Masters of the Faculty of Science constitute an ideal training base for an academic but also a professional development, opening on careers in industry, teaching, administration in sciences, communication and media… The programs Master’s degrees are either entirely in English, or in English and French (see the descriptions of each program).

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The Faculty of Science, with the support of external partners, has established an Excellence Fellowship program 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. Candidate selection is based on excellence.

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.

Regardless of your home university, whether you have passed or are doing a brilliant bachelor degree, and that you are one of the best in your year, this program is for you!

Benefits

  • 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).

Eligibilities

  • You must meet the admission criteria of the Master of your choice and be selected on the basis of the application file for an Excellence Fellowship.
  • For the application to be considered, each student has to fulfil the enrollment procedure as described on the Admissions Office website: https://www.unige.ch/admissions/en/guide/
Eligible Regions: Open for All

Application Process

Apply online through the given link.

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Application Deadline: March 15, 2021 (16 Days Remaining)

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For Further Queries

Additional information is available at http://www.unige.ch/sciences/masters/.
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