The Fulbright Program in Switzerland
Student and Scholar Grants
The Fulbright Program in Switzerland offers students and scholars with Swiss citizenship and English proficiency funding to pursue studies at the master’s or Ph.D. level or to teach and do research at post-doctoral level. This can be done at any recognized institution of higher education in the United States in almost any field of study. Depending on the program, grant lengths range from three months to one academic year. Students and scholars who represent the ethnic, gender, social, and geographic diversity of Switzerland are highly encouraged to apply.
Candidates receive assistance throughout their application and admission process, obtain a free J1 visa and will be supported by the American host institute during the entire grant period.
The application round begins approximately one year prior to the start of study or research in the U.S. and includes the application process at U.S. universities. The Institute of International Education (IIE), which administers the Fulbright Program in the U.S., offers a placement service for selected Fulbright candidates. Fulbright candidates thus do not have to apply for admission to U.S. universities themselves.
Candidates can apply for either the
Details on the current round of applications are available here:
You will also find helpful information on the Fulbright Program, application requirements and the application process in the Fulbright FAQs section.