The Faculty of Sciences of the University of Geneva is a world renowned scientific institution covering a wide range of scientific disciplines: astronomy, biology, chemistry and biochemistry, Earth science, environmental science, computer science, mathematics, pharmaceutical sciences and physics. It has a strong focus on research and has three national centres of competence in research by the National Foundation of science of Switzerland and many European collaborative research projects.
the Faculty of science, in collaboration with several sponsors, has established a scholarship of excellence program to support outstanding and highly motivated candidates who intend to pursue a master's degree in science.
excellence scholarships are open to students from any University with very good performance in their studies (belonging to the best 10% of its undergraduate program) and have completed the undergraduate degree or expect to finish it in six months. The selection of the candidates will be based on excellence. The evaluation will be made on the basis of the documentation submitted by applicants.
application (English or French) is composed of:
application form. A curriculum vitae. A trial of two pages in which the applicant describes specific scientific interests, details the master programme at the Faculty of Sciences, that you would like to carry out, and encourages the intention to continue a program at the University of Geneva. Letters of reference from two teachers. Any other relevant information, as a result of GRE (general examination requirement), from the TOEFL or another language examination.
scholarship of Excellence consists of a subsidy amounting to CHF 10´000 to CHF 15´000 per year. The deadline for submission of applications ends on March 15, 2015.