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Study in Switzerland: ETH4D Doctoral Grant 2024 Apply Now!

Study in Switzerland: ETH Zurich is now accepting applications for the ETH4D Doctoral Mentorship Grant 2024, offering fully funded opportunities for doctoral research in Switzerland.

This program aims to support students from least-developed and low-income countries by providing them with the chance to conduct research under the mentorship of esteemed ETH professors and scholars.


  • Scholarship Sponsor: ETH Zurich
  • Type: Fully Funded
  • Host Institution: ETH Zurich, Switzerland
  • Number of Awards: Several
  • Study Level: Postgraduate (PhD)
  • Nationality: Low-to-Middle Income Countries

Eligibility Criteria: Study in Switzerland

  • Applicants must be enrolled in a PhD program at a university or research institute in a least-developed, low-, or lower-middle-income country.
  • Demonstrated excellent academic and research abilities.

Scholarship Benefits:

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  • Economy roundtrip ticket to and from Switzerland for the research stay
  • Visa fees
  • Travel allowance for attending an academic conference
  • Research material funding (e.g., lab equipment)
  • Health insurance fees
  • Local transportation
  • Accommodation
  • Living allowance for the research stay at ETH Zurich

Application Procedures:

Interested candidates should apply online by completing the application form. Applications must be submitted by the hosting ETH professorship; direct submissions by candidates will not be considered.

Application Documents:

  • Budget
  • Project description
  • Motivation letter of the doctoral candidate
  • University transcripts
  • CV of doctoral candidate
  • Two academic reference letters
  • Doctoral project proposal (if available)
  • Support letter from the hosting ETH professor, including any financial contributions

Application Deadline: March 30, 2024

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