ETH Zurich E4D Doctoral Scholarships Switzerland 2022

ETH Zurich E4D Doctoral Scholarships Switzerland 2022

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Scholarship Description:

Applications are currently invited from high-flying candidates to enrol for the 2022 Engineering for Development (E4D) Doctoral Scholarship Programme at the ETH Zurich, Switzerland. The E4D Programme is generously funded through the Sawiris Foundation for Social Development and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation.

The goal of the Engineering for Development (E4D) Programme is to promote research and education for the benefit of underprivileged people in low-​income countries. The grant sum is 175’000 CHF to cover the salary costs of the doctoral students for three years.


ETH Zurich, Switzerland

Study Level:

Doctoral Students

Scholarship Worth:

175’000 CHF to cover the salary costs


International Students

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicants must have existing contact with an ETH professor in the field of your study; highly recommended
  • Applicants must have High English proficiency level is necessary (the following certificates are accepted)
  • Maximum age: 40 years
  • Applicants must have Excellent MSc or MA degree with high academic performance is necessary
  • ONLY contact an ETH professor with a concrete project idea

Application Procedure:

For Engineering for Development (E4D) Doctoral Scholarship Programme, eligible applicants to apply online via the Application Form for E4D Doctoral Scholarships.

Application Documents:
  • Project description (using this template (DOCX, 14 KB) vertical align bottom)
  • CV of the candidate
  • Excellent MSc or MA degree from a recognised university and grade transcripts
  • Support letter of the supervising professor at ETH Zurich, clearly stating the financial contribution to the project
  • 2 reference letters from your field of research
  • Own publications or documentation of relevant activities relating to the project
  • Bibliography
  • Names and contacts of 5 independent external reviewers

Application Deadline:

April 30, 2022

Apply Online || Visit the Official Website

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