[ ThinkSwiss scholarship for US and Canadian students to do research or participate in a summer school in Switzerland ]


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Date and time 15.01.2020  
Category Call for proposal

ThinkSwiss is a scholarship program managed by the Office of Science, Technology and Higher Education (OSTHE) at the Embassy of Switzerland in Washington, D.C., that supports students enrolled at U.S. and Canadian universities who want to go to Switzerland conduct research or participate in a summer school. It is a joint program of the Embassies of Switzerland in the United States and in Canada, the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) and Presence Switzerland (PRS) at the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA).
The ThinkSwiss Research Scholarship offers financial support to U.S. and Canadian students who wish to spend up to three months at a Swiss institution of higher education for a research internship. Students enrolled at a U.S. or Canadian university are eligible to apply for the scholarship that grants a contribution to travel and living expenses. The scholarship is open to students in all fields.
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.
Who can apply: graduate or undergraduate students enrolled at a US or Canadian university/college, who will have completed their sophomore year by the time their research stay in Switzerland begins.
Funding: allowance of CHF 1,600 per month for 2-3 months,
Deadline: 15 January 2020
Decision: February 2020
For more information and application, please have a look at the call webpage and at the following documents: ThinkSwiss Research Scholarship: Application Requirements and FAQ and ThinkSwiss Flyer (PDF, 3.0 MB)

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