University of Geneva Excellence Master Fellowships
University of Geneva

M.Tech. (Master of Technology),M.Arch. (Master of Architecture),M.Plan. (Master of Planning),M.Com. (Master of Commerce),M.S. (Master of Surgery),M.Phil. (Master of Philosophy),M.B.A. (Master of Business Administration),M.Ed. (Master of Education),M.S. (Master of Science),M.Des. (Master of Design),M.C.A. (Master of Computer Applications),M.Optom. (Master of Optometry),M.P.H. (Master of Public Health),M.Voc. (Master of Vocation),M.H.R.D.M. (Master in Human Resources Development Management),M.Ch. (Master of Chirurgiae),M.Sc. (Master of Science),M.Text. (Master of Textile),M.A (Master of Arts),LLM (Master of Laws)

Scholarship Overview

The Faculty of Science, University of Geneva, Switzerland invites applications for the Excellence Master Fellowships 2021 from master's degree applicants. The fellowship covers a broad range of scientific disciplines including Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences, etc. It supports outstanding and highly motivated candidates to pursue a Master of Science in any of the disciplines. The fellowship provides the fellows with the opportunity to win a stipend of up to CHF 15,000 per annum which can be extended up to three or four semesters.


The selected fellows will receive a grant amounting from CHF 10,000 to CHF 15,000 per annum which includes no teaching duties.

Note: The fellowship is awarded for 1 year and is extendable for the regular duration of the chosen Master's program (3-4 semesters) given that the applicant is academically doing well at the end of his/her 1st semester of studies.


The following documents have to be attached with the application as a single PDF:

  • Scanned copy of the national identity card or passport of the applicant.
  • Scanned copy of the UNIGE card or if the applicant is not a UNIGE student, the mail of the central administration named "Votre candidature à l’UNIGE" (proof you have started the matriculation process) is required.
  • An updated Curriculum Vitae not exceeding 2 pages.
  • Copies of the transcript of exams qualified during the term of the Bachelor degree along with all grades.
  • A motivation letter by the applicant describing his/her specific scientific interests and motivation to pursue a Master of Science program at the University of Geneva.
  • Letters of references from 2 professors
  • Any other relevant document like results of GRE (General requirement examination) or TOEFL or other language tests.

Note: It is preferred that the Letters of Reference be sent directly to the institution by emailing them to attesting the applicant's aptitude to the respective program.


This scholarship is closed for further applications. It is expected to be launched by January2022. You can follow this scholarship for further updates.

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To be eligible, an applicant must: 

  • Have an excellent academic performance 
  • Be a graduate or studying in the last year of graduation
  • Meet the admission criteria of the Master in any of the scientific disciplines offered by the University

How To Apply

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