Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships 2019-2020

The call for applications for the Swiss Government Excellence scholarships for the academic year 2019-2020 is now open. For candidates with Indian nationality the following types of scholarships are available:

  • Research fellowships: for highly qualified postgraduate researchers from all academic fields, as well as young medical doctors
  • PhD scholarships: for highly qualified postgraduate students (possessing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree or equivalent university degree) from all academic fields
  • PostDoc Scholarships: for highly qualified postdoctoral researchers at the beginning if their academic career for all academic fields (not for sabbaticals)

The eligibility criteria and other information, including on how to obtain the application package, are available at

The Deadline for receipt of applications at the Swiss Embassy in New Delhi is Monday, 12 November 2018.