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ThinkSwiss Research Scholarships: Asia-Pacific

ThinkSwiss Research Scholarships: Asia-Pacific is closed for 2021. Kindly note, 

1. There will be no extension of the deadline, new applications post the deadline will not be considered.
2. In case a student has already applied and has a missing document, please write to us mentioning the date of application.

About ThinkSwiss Research Scholarships

ThinkSwiss Research Scholarships is a program that opens doors for students from India, Singapore and Australia to the world of Swiss academia, that combines high quality curriculum with innovative thinking. The scholarship accepts students who have completed their 2nd year of graduation or post graduation, while still enrolled with an Indian, Singaporean or Australian university. Students are responsible for finding a host professor or mentor at a Swiss institution as well as clarifying the scope of a research project before submitting their research scholarship application.

Here’s all you need to know about the application process and the eligibility criteria. Kindly ensure to read the FAQs before applying here.


Get inspired by the ThinkSwiss research interns

The research interns from the past programs had incredible experiences in Switzerland. Hear from them on their journeys and how it shaped their research thinking.

Swiss Universities

Switzerland is a hub for excellent education, science, technology and innovation. It has outstanding universities with numerous programs, many world-class public research institutions and a thriving private sector that encourages research and development.

For an overview on Swiss universities and research institutions: click here.


For more information about the ThinkSwiss Research Scholarships for Indian students, please contact:

Cassius Castellino
Program Coordinator - University Partnerships /

Selected candidates will be notified by email only. Kindly note that telephonic queries will not be encouraged. 

Students from Singapore, kindly reach out to Laurence Glass-Haller–

Students from Australia. kindly reach out to Sebastien Monnet –


ThinkSwiss Asia-Pacific is a scholarship program managed by swissnex India and the Embassies of Switzerland in Australia & in Singapore. It supports students enrolled at Indian, Australian and Singapore universities who want to go to Switzerland to conduct research. This program is funded by the swissnex network, part of Swiss State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI). The scholarship is open to students in all fields.