Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships 2022 (Apply Now)

Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships 2022 (Apply Now)

Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships 2022-2023 are now accepting applications from international students interested in pursuing postgraduate studies in Switzerland. No application fee is required to apply for this scholarship. The Federal Commission for Scholarships for Foreign Students awards Swiss government scholarships to applicants in their home countries only if they apply via an official Swiss diplomatic representation.

Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships for Foreign Students are available to students from more than 180 countries to pursue master’s and doctoral degrees at Switzerland’s most prestigious universities.

The Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships aims to bring young researchers from abroad who have completed a master’s degree or PhD and at foreign artists holding a bachelor’s degree. Candidates with a background in research or art may apply for the scholarship. You can also Apply for HSE University Global Scholarship Competition 2022 in Russia

Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships 2022 Details:

  • Scholarship Host Country: Switzerland
  • Funded By: Federal Commission for Scholarships for Foreign Students.
  • Degree Programs: Master’s, Ph.D., Post Doc & Research Degree
  • Eligibility: International Students
  • Application Deadline: Varies Country to Country.

Swiss Scholarship Types

  •  The Research Scholarships  are open to post-graduate researchers in any discipline (who hold a master’s degree as a minimum)
  • The Art scholarships are available for art students wishing to pursue an initial master’s degree in Switzerland.

Scholarship Duration:

  1. Research Scholarship in Switzerland Duration: 12 months
  2. Scholarship duration for PhD studies in Switzerland – 12 to 36 months (time duration varies based on academic achievement)
  3. Scholarship duration for Post-Doctoral Studies for 12 months.

Scholarship Amount and Eligibility Criteria for The Swiss Government Scholarship 2022:

The eligibility criteria and scholarship amount for the Swiss Government scholarship 2022 vary from country to country.

Selection Criteria of Swiss Government Scholarships 2022

 Swiss Excellence Scholarships applications according to three principles

  • Candidate Profile.
  •  Synergies and potential for future research participation
  • Quality of the research work project or artistic work

Scholarship Selection 

Applications are subject to preliminary selection by the relevant internal authorities or the Swiss diplomatic representation. The Federal Commission then assesses the short-listed applications for Scholarships for Foreign Students (FCS), which will make the final decision.

The FCS Switzerland is composed of professors from all Swiss public universities. Scholarship awards are decided based on academic and scientific excellence.

Award Announcement

The FCS will announce its decisions concerning the new scholarship grants by the end of May 2022 at the latest.

Application Procedure 

Please note that the Swiss Government will charge no Application Fee. The Swiss scholarship is awarded to more than 180 countries.


The deadline for submitting an application for the Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships 2022 varies by country.