Excellence Scholarships for Foreign Students in Switzerland

Excellence Scholarships for Foreign Students in Switzerland is open for international postgraduate and undergraduate students to apply for scholarship admission in the University of St.Gallen. Application Deadline: 19th July 2019.

Do you want to study abroad?  This opportunity is for you. The University of St. Gallen is offering two different Excellence Scholarships to the qualifying international Students.

Excellence Scholarships 1

The scholarship is of two types the excellence scholarship which covers tuition fees of 3 years which is 6 semesters. 6 students will be selected for this scholarship and each is guaranteed an annual sum of CHF 6,252 (for all three years, this corresponds to a scholarship of CHF 18,756).

Excellence Scholarships 2

The Excellence Scholarships 2 called Starr International Foundation Scholarship Fund.

The Starr International Foundation Scholarship Fund is set aside for highly talented foreign-language students with a recognised foreign Bachelor’s degree who are completing a Master’s degree in one of the English-language programmes (Strategy and International Management (SIM), Quantitative Economics and Finance (MiQE/F), International Affairs and Governance (MIA), Banking and Finance (MBF), Marketing, Services and Communication (MSC), Economics (MEcon), International Law (MIL) and Finance  and Accounting (MaccFin).

As a rule, grants in the amount of CHF 20,000 per programme shall be paid out every year. Exceptional students are identified by the Advice Center for Study Funding on the basis of various criteria. Students are then asked to submit additional documents.

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: University of St. Gallen
  • Course Level: Bachelors and master degree
  • Award: CHF 6,252 or CHF 20,000
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Number of Awards: Two opportunities are awarded
  • Nationality: International
  • The award can be taken in Switzerland
  • Application Deadline: 19th July 2019
  • Language: English


  • Eligible Countries: The studentships are open for international candidates.
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: Applicant must meet the following eligibility criteria:
  • The studentships are awarded to study the bachelor and master degree program in English-language program, Quantitative Economics and Finance, International Affairs and Governance, Banking and Finance, Marketing, Services and Communication, Economics, International Law and Finance and Accounting.
  • Eligibility Criteria: Applicant must meet the following eligibility criteria:
  1. Excellence Scholarships of the University of St. Gallen: International applicants with internationally recognized relevant educational qualifications and certificates. Applicant must be successful passing of the University of St. Gallen’s internal admission test.
  2. Starr International foundation grant Fund: The Starr International foundation grant Fund is set aside for highly talented foreign-language students with a recognized foreign bachelor’s degree who are completing a master’s degree program.

How to Apply

  • How to apply: To apply for the opportunity , the applicants need to take admission in bachelor and master degree program at the university. After taking admission candidates will automatically considered for the opportunity s.
  • Supporting Documents: Applicants need to attach the professional vision/career prospects, the reason as to why he/she should receive a scholarship, previous contributions such as social or charitable work, or ecological and/or social commitment.
  • Admission Requirements: For admission, applicants need to have their graduate degree certificates, grade transcripts, and academic qualifications certificates.
  • Language Requirement: In order to make intelligent contact with other cultures and ensure successful intercultural communication, language skills are an essential requirement.
  • Benefit: The Excellence financial aid positions will be awarded worth up to CHF 6,252 for all three years; it matches the program of CHF 18,756 and the Starr International foundation grant Fund will be awarded worth up to CHF 20,000 per year.

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