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ThinkSwiss Research Scholarships 2020, Dates, Eligibility, Application

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ThinkSwiss Research Scholarships 2020 in Switzerland for Postgraduate and Undergraduate Students

ThinkSwiss Research Scholarships 2020 – ThinkSwiss Research Scholarship program Asia-Pacific is funded by the swissnex Network, part of State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) and is supported by swissnex India and the Embassies of Switzerland in Singapore and in Australia.

The aim of the program is to promote research opportunities in Switzerland for Indian, Australian and Singapore students and to foster the exchange between Swiss and Asia-Pacific universities & institutions

About the Scholarship

The scholarship is open to students who have completed 2nd year of graduation or post-graduation, currently enrolled with an Indian university.
Students are responsible for finding a host professor or mentor at a Swiss institution 
Students are responsible for clarifying the scope of research project.


ThinkSwiss Research Scholarships 2020 Important Dates

Submission of application and documents 15th January 2020
Announcement of ThinkSwiss scholarship winners 10th February 2020


Acceptance of scholarship latest by 20th February 2020


Scholarship Amount

Prorated amount according to the length of stay: a monthly scholarship of CHF 1,600 (approx. USD 1,600) for a period of two to three months (CHF 4,800 maximum).


See: National Scholarship

Eligibility Criteria for ThinkSwiss Research Scholarships 2020

Applicant must fulfil following criteria-
Currently be enrolled at an accredited Indian, Australian, Singaporean university/institute.
Be a Master’s student or an undergraduate student who will have completed his/her second year when the term of the research stay begins in Switzerland.
Provide a written confirmation from a professor from a Swiss university that he/she will accept you for a research stay in his/her group.


ThinkSwiss Research Scholarships 2020 Application Process

The application and all supporting documents must be uploaded on the online application form in PDF format by 15th January 2020. In order to be considered for this scholarship, each application must contain: 
A cover letter 
Your CV (no more than two pages)
A copy of your current university transcripts 
A letter of acceptance from the professor and/ or hosting institution in Switzerland. 
A letter of recommendation from a current professor who can attest to the applicant’s abilities.


For further details on the same, https://www.swissnexindia.org

See: OBC Scholarship

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