EPFL Excellence Fellowships

EPFL Excellence Fellowships

Masters Degree

Deadline: 15 Dec/15 April (annual)
Study in:  Switzerland
Next course starts September 2022



Brief description:

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.

Host Institution(s):

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland

Field of study:

Eligible Master’s Programme offered at University

Number of Awards:


Target group:

All students including international students

Scholarship value/inclusions/duration:

The scholarship includes CHF 10’000 per semester and a reservation of a student room in a student residence.  The fellowship will be paid for 4 semesters maximum.

All other expenses (i.e. tuition fees, visas) are the responsibility of the fellowship holder.


Anyone applying to an EPFL Master’s Program is eligible for the scholarship. EPFL grants a limited number of fellowships to the most deserving candidates based on their academic records.

Application instructions:

Candidates should apply via the same online form than their application to a master’s program by 15 April or 15 December (there is a box to tick indicating that the candidates profile should also be considered for an excellence fellowship). There is no other way to apply for an excellence fellowship

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


Official Scholarship Website: https://www.epfl.ch/education/studies/en/financing-study/grants/excellence-fellowships/


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