Currently be enrolled at an accredited US or Canadian university/college
- Be a graduate student or an undergraduate student who will have completed their sophomore year by the time the research stay in Switzerland begins
- Provide a written confirmation from a professor at a Swiss university that they will accept you for a research stay in their group
The ThinkSwiss Research Scholarship does not have a campus process. The national deadline is typically in mid-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: https://stanford.box.com/Should-I-Apply-General-Handout
Additional information on the ThinkSwiss Research Scholarship, including application criteria, can be found at: https://thinkswiss.org
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 http://bechtel.stanford.edu/overseas-scholarships
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.