EPFL Excellence Fellowships 2023
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EPFL Excellence Fellowships 2023
EPFL Excellence Fellowships: EPFL offers a limited number of fellowships at the Bachelor's and 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.
EPFL Excellence Fellowships | Details
- Host Institution(s): École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland
- Field of study: Eligible Master’s Programme offered at University
- Number of Awards: Limited
- Target group: All students including international students
EPFL Excellence Fellowships | Scholarship value/inclusions/duration
The fellowship includes CHF 10’000 per semester and a reservation of a student room in a student residence.
For Bachelor’s studies, the fellowship is spread over three years while for Master’s studies, the fellowship will be paid for 4 semesters (students must have obtained at least 50 ECTS credits and have an overall average of 5,0/6 for the fellowship to be renewed.)
EPFL Excellence Fellowships | Eligibility
EPFL grants a limited number of fellowships to the most deserving candidates based on their academic records. They are intended for students who have achieved remarkable results throughout their pre-university curriculum, in both school and extracurricular activities.
In order to be eligible for this fellowship, students in their final year of high school must check the corresponding box on their Bachelor’s application form before April 30th and provide the requested application file.
EPFL Excellence Fellowships | Application instructions
- Bachelor's degree: In order to be eligible for this fellowship, students in their final year of high school must check the corresponding box on their Bachelor’s application form before April 30th and provide the requested application file.
- Master's degree: In order to be eligible for this fellowship, interested students must check the corresponding box on their Master’s application form and provide the requested application file.
While the academic background is a crucial point in the evaluation of applications, EPFL also takes into consideration the candidates’ experiences in various areas such as research (publications, prizes or fellowships), entrepreneurship (patent applications, start-up creation), or societal commitment (associative or civic activities, organization of festivals and events). Therefore, all outstanding achievements enriching the students’ profile will be taken into account.
In order for the fellowship to be renewed for the second year of the Master’s degree, students must have obtained at least 50 ECTS credits and have an overall average of 5,0/6.
EPFL Excellence Fellowships | Required Documents
- Online application form
- Academic transcripts
- Curriculum Vitae (CV)
- Research proposal
- Two letters of recommendation from academic or professional references
- Letter of motivation outlining the applicant's academic and professional goals and how the EPFL Excellence Fellowship will support these goals.
EPFL Excellence Fellowships | How to Apply
- Check Eligibility
- Review the application requirements
- Create an account on the EPFL online application platform to access the application form.
- Fill out the online application form, including personal information, academic background, and research interests.
- Upload academic transcripts, a CV, a research proposal, two letters of recommendation, and a letter of motivation as part of the application.
- After reviewing all the information and documents, submit the application before the deadline.
Official Scholarship Website (Bachelor Excellence Fellowship)
Official Scholarship Website (Masters Excellence Fellowship)
1. What benefits are offered through the EPFL Excellence Fellowship program?
- A full or partial scholarship covering tuition fees and living expenses
- Access to state-of-the-art research facilities and equipment
- Opportunities to work with leading researchers and faculty at EPFL
- Networking opportunities with other talented and motivated students from around the world
2. When is the application deadline for the EPFL Excellence Fellowship program?
The application deadline for the EPFL Excellence Fellowship program varies depending on the academic program you are applying for. It is best to check the official website for the most up-to-date information.
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