EPFL Excellence Fellowship 2018


Entries are now been submitted for the EPFL Excellence Fellowship 2018, eligible persons are by this notice charged to apply as soon as possible


EPFL offers a limited number of fellowships at the Master’s level to students with outstanding academic records. Some of the fellowships are financed by EPFL directly and others through partnerships with foundations or companies.

Field of study:

Eligible Master’s Programme offered at University

Host Institution(s):

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland


Target group:

All students including international students

Scholarship value/inclusions:

For external applicants, the scholarship includes CHF 16’000 per academic year split into monthly payments (CHF 32’000 for a two-year Master’s or CHF 24’000 for a 1 1/2 year Master’s) and reservation of a room in student’s accommodation.

Note that accommodation, tuition fees, visa fees, etc. must be paid by the fellowship holder.

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Anyone applying to an EPFL Master’s Program is eligible for the scholarship. Anyone holding a Bachelor’s degree (or the equivalent) in a related field from a recognized university can apply to one of the EPFL Masters Programs.

The selection of candidates and the granting of the fellowships is done based solely on the evaluation of the academic records of the candidates.

Application instructions:

The application is done via the same online form than your application to a Master’s program. It is however necessary to tick a box indicating that your profile should also be considered for an excellence fellowship. Applications can be filled online from  mid-November to the 15th of January, or from the 16th of January to the 15th of April.  Candidates who need a visa are strongly advised to apply by the January deadline.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) to access the application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Masters Degree

Deadline: 15 Jan/15 April (annual)

Study in:  Switzerland


Official Scholarship Website: http://master.epfl.ch/cms/site/master/lang/en/excellence-fellowships


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