Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships 2022-2023

Local news, 02.08.2021

Each year, the Swiss Confederation awards Excellence Scholarships to promote international research and academic exchange between Switzerland and over 180 other countries. 

Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships for Foreign Scholars and Artists © SERI

The State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation issues this warning regarding false advertisements for Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships sent by email or on social media: Fraudsters are offering fake scholarships in an attempt to get money transferred (e.g. by claiming that this money is required for visa or social insurance costs). The application process for a Swiss government scholarship is free of charge.

Eligible candidates from Bangladesh who wish to pursue research/PhD/post-doctoral degrees in Switzerland are encouraged to submit their complete application to the Embassy of Switzerland in Dhaka by 15 October 2021. Potential candidates who fulfil eligibility criteria are requested to contact the Embassy via email for further information: dhaka@eda.admin.ch

Further details are available at the website of State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation SERI