The Swiss Government is offering foreign researchers postgraduate scholarships at Swiss higher education institutions (Universities, Federal Institutes of Technology and Universities of Applied Sciences, Arts and Music Schools) through the Swiss Federal Commission for Scholarships for Foreign Students (FCS also known as ESKAS, CFBE
For South African citizens three different types of fully funded scholarships are offered starting in September 2023 in all academic fields:
a) Candidate profile: Academic profile, the research capacity and motivation;
b) The research proposal: Its originality and methodological soundness;
c) Academic Context: The quality and context of supervision and the potential for future academic cooperation.
PhD, Post Doc, Research Fellow
15 December 2022
Who can apply?
Fields of Study
What the fellowship offers
Applications must be submitted to the Embassy of Switzerland in South Africa. The applicants are strongly advised to use a courier company to submit their application