Deadline:

 15th March 2020 

Location:

Switzerland.

(Paid opportunity)

Description

Excellence Master Fellowships

The Masters of the Faculty of Science constitute an ideal training base for an academic but also a professional development, opening on careers in industry, teaching, administration in sciences, communication and media.The programs Master’s degrees are either entirely in English, or in English and French

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The Faculty of Science, with the support of external partners, has established an Excellence Fellowship program open to outstanding and highly motivated students who wish to pursue a Master of Science degree in one of the disciplines covered by the Faculty. Candidate selection is based on excellence.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Astronomy
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Computer science
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Pharmaceutical sciences
  • Earth sciences environment
  • communication and media

Required Languages

English Or French.

Eligible Countries

EGYPT, SYRIA, IRAQ, PALESTINE, JORDAN, LEBANON, TUNISIA, ALGERIA, MOROCCO, SUDAN, LIBYA, SAUDI ARABIA, EMIRATES, KUWAIT, QATAR, BAHRAIN, OMAN, YEMEN, SOMALIA, DJIBOUTI, MAURITANIA, TURKEY, IRAN, CYPRUS, COMOROS, & OTHER COUNTRIES ARE NOT FROM THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA.

Program Period

Three or four semesters

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Regardless of your home university, whether you have passed or are doing a brilliant bachelor degree,
  • And that you are one of the best in your year, this program is for you!
  • You must meet the admission criteria of the Master of your choice and be selected on the basis of the application file for an Excellence Fellowship.

Opportunity Cost

(Paid opportunity)

  • Grant amounting to CHF 10’000 to CHF 15’000/year (no teaching duties)
    1.
    it is awarded for one year and extended for the regular duration of the chosen Master’s program (three or four semesters)
    2.
    provided the applicant is academically successful at the end of his/her first semester of studies.

How to Apply

First Step: Register in one of the Master Program from here

The application (in English or French) must include the following documents in the form of a SINGLE pdf file:

  • A scan of your national identity card or passport.
  • A scan of your UNIGE card or if you are not yet a UNIGE student, the mail of the central administration named “accuse-reception de votre demande d’immatriculation” (proof you have started the matriculation process).
  • A Curriculum Vitae (2 pages maximum).
  • The transcript of exams passed during the bachelor education, with all grades.
  • A motivation letter in which you describe your specific scientific interests and your motivation to pursue a Master of Science program at the University of Geneva.
  • If possible: Letters of references from two professors (preferably sent by them directly to Excellence-Master-Sciences@unige.ch) attesting your aptitude to this program.
  • Any other pertinent information like results of GRE (General requirement examination), of TOEFL or other language test.

Second Step: The application is made online . After registering, you will receive an e-mail containing a personal link allowing you to fill out the application form.

*For the application to be considered, each student has to fulfill the enrollment procedure as described on the Admissions office website.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Omima Alaa El Din/ Egypt 

“Reviewed by” Sama Saeed / Egypt
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MARJ3 Scholarships team