Mobility Grant for Students from African Universities in Switzerland, 2015


Mobility Grant for Students from African Universities in Switzerland, and applications are submitted till 15 February 2015. The North South Cooperation of the University of Zurich (UZH), in collaboration with the Oeuvre St.-Justin Fribourg, is offering three grants. Grants are available for mobility students from African universities for the academic year 2015-16. Grants can be used to study one or two semesters at UZH. Grants will only be awarded if a professor at UZH guarantees supervision and is interest in working with the mobility student’s home institution. Full details:

School(Institutions/ Country): University of Zurich | Switzerland

Level: PhD and Masters Level of study.

Field(s): Grants are available to learn any of the courses offered by the university.

Deadline: 15 February 2015.

Funded By: University of Zurich

Beneficiaries(Target Groups): Mobility Grant for Students is targeted for Mobility students from African universities

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

‣ Award No:  It is offering three grants for mobility students from African universities for the academic year 2015-16.

‣ Scholarship Duration:  Grants can be used to study one or two semesters at UZH.

Scholarship covers: The student mobility grant covers the following costs

-Travel expenses up to CHF 1,500 for a flight to and from Switzerland

-Up to CHF 400 for German language classes at UZH

-Allowance for living costs, study materials and insurance:

-For students at the Master’s level: allowance of total value of CHF 1400 per month

-For PhD students: allowance of total value of CHF 1700 per month

-Accommodations and breakfast are offered free of charge at Justinus Haus Zürich

Description

The North South Cooperation of the University of Zurich (UZH), in collaboration with the Oeuvre St.-Justin Fribourg, is offering three grants for mobility students from African universities for the academic year 2015-16.

Mobility Grant for Students can be used to study one or two semesters at UZH.

Grants will only be awarded if a professor at UZH guarantees supervision and is interest in working with the mobility student’s home institution. 

Eligibility


‣ Mobility Grant for Students  will only be awarded if a professor at UZH guarantees supervision and is interest in working with the mobility student’s home institution.

‣ Mobility students from African universities are eligible.

Notification:

‣ The decision for the grants will be announced by 1 April 2015.

Scholarship Application Method

‣ Applications must be submitted by post by UZH professors. Incomplete applications and applications handed in directly by mobility students will not be considered.

‣ Please enclose the following with the completed application form:

  • Complete CV of the prospective recipient
  • Endorsement letter from the supervising professor at UZH
  • Endorsement letter from a professor at the home university
  • Letter of motivation by the prospective recipient
  • Description of studies
  • Reason for choosing UZH
  • Proof that funding criteria are met
  • Proof of matriculation at the student’s home university
  • For students at the Master’s level
  • Current transcript of records
  • Copy of high school diploma and Bachelor’s degree
  • Completed form “Tentative Study Plan”
  • For PhD students
  • Copy of Bachelor’s and Master’s degree
  • Research proposal (2-3 pages) including project description, research question, hypothesis, methodology, project timeline
  • Proof of language skills relevant for studies at UZH (German and/or English)
  • Copy of prospective recipient’s passport (identification page)
  • Passport photo of the prospective recipient (electronic version)

‣ Scholarship Applications are due on 15 February 2015.

‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

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