Latest Scholarship Opportunities In Switzerland For African Students

By Adeyemi Bukola on 03-Sep-2020


The Swiss higher education system offers students the opportunity to take their education and future careers further! Plus, as a promoter of global participation, Switzerland is also an ideal choice for international students and it offers innovative environments for students and researchers to express their autonomy while receiving a quality, global-minded education.

1. Nestle MBA Scholarships

IMD is committed to fostering the growth in diversity through our merit and need-based MBA scholarships, which are awarded to candidates who have applied for and accepted an offer to join the IMD MBA program. These include one full scholarship and four 80% scholarships

Application Deadline: 1 September 2020.

Eligibility: Women from developing countries

Value: CHF 25,000

Type: MBA.

2.    UNIL Master’s Grants in Switzerland

Masters scholarships are scholarships of excellence awarded exclusively to students who have graduated from a foreign university and whose academic results are of a very high level. The scholarship is granted for the minimum statutory period of the program chosen by the student. It amounts to CHF 1,600 per month from 15 September to 15 July (or 10 months a year) for the complete duration of the masters (one and a half years or two years depending on the chosen masters), except for the cases of definitive failure after the first year.

Deadline: 1 November 2020.

Eligibility: International students

Value: CHF 1,600 per month

Type: Masters

3 Friedrich Naumann Foundation Scholarship for International Students

The Friedrich Naumann Foundation Scholarship is open to qualified international candidates pursuing their first degree, whether in Master’s or Ph.D. at a state or state-recognized higher-education institution in Germany, Switzerland, or within the European Union.

Application deadline: 31 Oct 2020

Eligibility: International students

Value: € 850 per month

Type: Masters

4. ETH Zurich Excellence Masters Scholarships

ETH Zurich supports excellent Master's students with two scholarship program, the Excellence Scholarship & Opportunity Program (ESOP) supports students with a scholarship, mentorship, and a network of the ETH Foundation. The scholarship covers the full study and living costs during the Master’s degree course.

The ETH-D Scholarship contains a partial stipend as well as additional offers by the Department.

Application Deadline: 15 December 2020

Eligibility: International Students

Value: Full scholarship and stipends

Type: Masters

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