University of Geneva Excellence Masters Fellowships

The Faculty of Science of the University of Geneva, in collaboration with several sponsors, is glad to announce University of Geneva Excellence Masters Fellowships. The fellowship is open to students from any university with very good performance in their studies. The fellowship offers a grant amount to CHF 10’000 to CHF 15’000 per year.

The Faculty of science of the University of Geneva is an internationally top-ranked scientific institution covering a broad range of scientific disciplines.


The fellowships are open to students from any university with very good performance in their studies (belonging to the best 10% of their bachelor’s program) and those have completed the Bachelor degree or expect to complete it within 6 months. Selection of the applicants will be based on excellence.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates can download the application form by the link given below.

Supporting Documents:

  • Curriculum Vitae including the transcript of exams passed during the bachelor education, with grades.
  • A two-page essay in which the applicant describes his/her specific scientific interests, specifies the Master’s program at the Faculty of Science he/her would like to pursue, and motivates the intention to pursue a Master of Science programme at the University of Geneva.
  • If possible: Letters of references from two professors (preferably sent by them directly to the e-mail address). They should specifically attest if the candidate fulfills the conditions of the Excellence Fellowship Program.
  • Any other pertinent information like results of GRE (General requirement examination), of TOEFL or other language test.

Award Amount:

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 programme (three or four semesters).

Application Deadline:

Students can apply for this fellowship till 15 March, 2016.

Link for More Information:


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