The Swiss Government offers three scholarships for the academic year 2001/2002 (beginning October 2001) at a Swiss university/institution in Switzerland. Candidates must hold a British passport and be under 35. Intended for postgraduate students, whose stay in Switzerland is meant to enable them to deepen their knowledge and to carry out research on those subjects for which the Swiss universities are particularly noted. Working knowledge of French or German essential. Candidates must have a definite aim with regard to their studies.
The application must be accompanied by a study plan giving details of subject matter, aim of studies and proposed thesis etc. Candidates are also expected to have established written contact with a professor at the university of their choice. Candidates who apply under the British-Swiss inter-university exchange scheme are particularly welcome. The monthly allowance is SFR 1,650 for postgraduate students.
Address: Swiss Embassy, 16-18 Montagu Place, London WIH 2BQ
Telephone: 020 7616 6000 ext 372 Fax: 020 7616 6097