ETH Zurich ETH4D Research to Action Grants 2023 for International Students | Study-In-Swizerland

ETH Zurich ETH4D Research to Action Grants aims to bridge the gap between academic research and practice.

The grant supports students and researchers to discuss their work with practitioners and ensure that results are being used, implemented, and disseminated, demonstrating global development-related impact.

To this end, ETH4D supports bachelor, master and doctoral students as well as post-doctoral and senior scientists with up to 5 kCHF.

Scholarship Summary

  • Host Country: Switzerland
  • Study Abroad: Study in Europe
  • Eligible Countries: All Countries
  • Reward: 5,000 Swiss Franc

Scholarship Details:

Within three months after the completion of the project, the applicant must submit an operational and financial report to the grant office of ETH4D. For the operational report, two pages describing the most important achievements, lessons learned, problems encountered, and pictures of the activities should be submitted.

In addition, applicants must submit one of the following items:

  • Documentation of a prototype of a new product or service
  • A short video that explains the project to a non-scientific audience

Scholarship Requirements:

To be considered for the scholarship, you must:

  • The applicants must be employed or enrolled at ETH Zurich.
  • The applicants with projects revolving around activities in a “least-?developed”, “low-income” and “lower-middle-income” country and direct involvement of collaborating institutions or agencies from said countries will be given preference.
  • Applicants must meet the entry and academic requirements of their desired study programme at the bachelor, master, doctoral, or postdoctoral level, to secure admission.

Scholarship Duration and Reward

  • ETH4D supports bachelor, master and doctoral students as well as post-doctoral and senior scientists with up to 5 kCHF.

Required Documents

To apply, candidates must be ready to submit the following documents;

Method of Application

Deadline for applications is on a rolling basis. Applications can therefore be submitted at any time during the year. However, please make sure to submit your proposals at least 6 weeks before the intended starting date of the project.

Please complete the electronic application form and upload all required documents in the annex.


Application Deadline

Applicants are to completely submit applications before the Deadline: April 30, 2023

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