ETH Zurich supports excellent students wishing to pursue a Master’s degree at ETH with two scholarship programmes: the Excellence Scholarship & Opportunity Programme (ESOP) and the ETH-D Scholarship.
ETH Zurich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich; German: Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich; French: École polytechnique fédérale de Zurich) is a science, technology, engineering and mathematics university in the city of Zürich, Switzerland. Like its sister institution EPFL, it is an integral part of the Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology Domain (ETH Domain) that is directly subordinate to Switzerland’s Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research. The school was founded by the Swiss Federal Government in 1854 with the stated mission to educate engineers and scientists, serve as a national center of excellence in science and technology and provide a hub for interaction between the scientific community and industry.
ETH Zurich in Switzerland
Field(s) of study:
Eligible Masters Degree Programme offered by the University
Number of Scholarships:
The number of annual scholarships depends on the availability of funds.
National and International Students
The Excellence Scholarship consists of a grant covering living and study expenses (CHF 12’000 per semester) as well as a tuition fee waiver.
The ETH-D Scholarship consists of a partial stipend for living and study expenses (CHF 7’500 per semester) as well as a tuition fee waiver. The department will additionally provide a scholarship of CHF 3’000 per semester or offer an assistantship (with a payment of CHF 500 – 600 per month).
Both the Excellence and the ETH-D scholarships start with the Master’s degree programme and is awarded for the regular duration of the Master’s programme (three or four semesters).
The scholarship programmes are open to excellent students both from the ETH and from other universities (national and international) wishing to pursue their Master’s degree at ETH Zurich.
The prerequisites are very good result in their Bachelor’s (top 10% of Bachelor’s programme = grade A) and reachability under the specified telephone number (The selection process includes a (Skype) interview in February).
The next application window for the academic year 2020/21 will open on 1 November 2019.
To be considered for the scholarship, you must apply for a Master’s degree programme at ETH Zurich. The scholarship application form and supporting documents must be submitted before 15 December 2019.Dossier de candidature