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ThinkSwiss Research Scholarship

Important Dates

National Application Deadline (Application Period): 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019


Open to: 
Graduate students
Eligibility requirements: 
  • Enrolled at U.S. university

  • Sophomore undergraduate – graduate student


Application Process: 


The ThinkSwiss Research Scholarship does not have a campus process. The national deadline is typically at the end of January. The application process is lengthy and requires many months of preparation.

Should I apply?

Important information, which can help you determine if the ThinkSwiss Research Scholarship is right for you, can be found here:

Additional information on the ThinkSwiss Research Scholarship, including application criteria, can be found at:

Additional Information


How the ORC can help

After reading this website and the official ThinkSwiss Research Scholarship website you should attend an information session. Info sessions can be found at

Amount Awarded: 
Monthly scholarship of ~$1,100 (CHF 1,050) for a period of 2-3 months (CHF 3,150 maximum) which covers part of living costs

About the ThinkSwiss Research Scholarship

ThinkSwiss is a program whose aim is to encourage collaboration between Swiss and US students and academics in a variety of fields. The scholarship is open to outstanding students in all fields with an interest in conducting research or participating in a summer school course in Switzerland.