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2018 EPFL Masters Fellowship for International Students to Study in Switzerland

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.

The application is done via the same online form for your application to a Master’s program. It is however necessary to tick a box indicating that your profile should also be considered for an excellence fellowship.

Application period: Applications for a Master’s program are open from mid-November to January 15,  and from January 16 to April 15.



  • You must be applying to an EPFL Master’s Program
  • Have a strong academic record

Benefits of the EPFL Fellowship

Fellowships for those candidates include:

  • CHF 16’000 per academic year(split into monthly payments), (CHF 32’000 for a 2-years Master’s(120 credits) and CHF 24’000 for a 1 1/2 year Master’s (90 credits))
  • Reservation of a room in student’s accommodation

(Note that accommodation, tuition fees, visa fees, etc. must be paid by the fellowship’s holder.)

Cumulating this fellowship with other substantial scholarships isn’t possible. Candidates are required to declare all the scholarships they will receive during their master’s and cases will be evaluated one by one.

The EPFL Scholarship is applicable to students applying for a position at the Ecole Polytechnique Federale De Lausanne.


visit the webpage of the scholarship

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