Kathy Ding – University of Zürich
"Honestly, the whole experience felt surreal"

This past summer, I was blessed with the opportunity to intern in a nephrology lab at the University of Zürich’s Institute of Physiology. What immediately struck me was how open and welcoming my lab was...

Ananth – Climate Change Summer School - University of Bern
"I strongly feel I made some friends for life."

We were given the chance to visit the research station at an altitude of about 3000 feet, where researchers from around the world conducted experiments and recorded data...

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*All requested documents must be sent by January 15, 2020 which is the final deadline for the completion of the application process.

ThinkSwiss is a scholarship program funded by the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI). It is managed by the Office of Science, Technology, and Higher Education at the Embassy of Switzerland in Washington, D.C. and supported by the Embassy of Switzerland in Ottawa, Canada.

The aim of the program is to promote research opportunities in Switzerland for American and Canadian students and to foster exchange between Swiss, U.S., and Canadian universities and research institutions.

The ThinkSwiss program encompasses both the Summer School Travel Grants and Research Scholarships.

The ThinkSwiss Research Scholarship opens doors to the world of Swiss academia, which combines a high quality curriculum with innovative thinking. For whom? This program is designed for students who are enrolled at a U.S. or Canadian university and who have completed their sophomore year. 

The scholarship is open to students from all fields if they have an acceptance letter from a professor at a Swiss university for a research stay in their group. Here’s all you need to know about the application process and eligibility criteria.

The ThinkSwiss program also exists in Southeast Asia for students from India, Indonesia and Australia. You can read more about this at Swissnex India, here. 

Kindly be sure to read the information carefully before applying here.

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