The Engineering for Development (E4D) Continuing Education Scholarship Programme awards scholarships for travel and living expenses to international postgraduate students from low-income countries to attend continuing education programmes at ETH Zurich.
The goal of the programme is to enhance the knowledge and skills of future leaders who wish to contribute effectively to capacity development and poverty reduction in their home countries.
Field of Study:
All programmes of the ETH Zurich continuing education programme (MAS/CAS/DAS) are eligible for the scholarship. But only some programmes offer a fee reduction.
The following programmes offer a fee reducation:
To be eligible for the E4D PhD Scholarship, the candidate must hold a completed and recognised Master’s degree from a university and have proof of professional working experience of at least 2 years.Table of Content
The Engineering for Development (E4D) Continuing Education Scholarship Programme awards scholarships to candidates from low-income countries to attend continuing education programmes at ETH Zurich. The goal of the programme is to enhance the knowledge and skills of future leaders with the perspective of contributing to capacity development and poverty reduction in their home countries. The E4D programme is funded through the Sawiris Foundation for Social Development. The E4D Continuing Education Scholarship Programme covers ETH Master of Advanced Studies (MAS), Diploma of Advanced Studies (D... read more
The E4D Continuing Education Scholarship covers the following expenses: •
Programme fees will not be covered by the E4D Continuing Education Scholarship. The student needs to cover the programme fees by himself/herself or find another scholarship to cover this expenditure (not through this programme). The programme fees are listed on the corresponding webpages. Some of the programmes offer a fee reduction for candidates from low-income countries. Please get in touch with the programme management to inquire whether a fee reduction can be granted.
Note: Candidates will only be considered for an E4D Continuing Education Scholarship if admitted to an ETH MAS, DAS or CAS programme. However, applicants are encouraged to submit the application to the MAS, DAS or CAS programme in parallel with the application for the E4D Continuing Education Scholarship.
As soon as the E4D programme office receives the formal admission letter, the application will be further processed.
Evaluation of the applications:
The E4D Committee of ETH Zurich, consisting of five ETH professors from different departments, reviews the applications and selects the scholarship recipients. The scholarship scheme is competitive. Applicants are notified at the latest two month after application deadlines.
The application process comprises two steps.
Note: Candidates will only be considered for an E4D Continuing Education Scholarship if admitted to an ETH MAS, DAS or CAS programme. The admission confirmation letter from the School for Continuing Education is a compulsory part of the E4D application
Step 1: Application to MAS, DAS or CAS programme Consult the programme webpage and/or the programme management to receive information on the deadlines, programme fees, application procedures and application documentation for the selected MAS, DAS or CAS programme.
Step 2: Application for the E4D Continuing Education Scholarship Compulsory application documentation: »
Application must be submitted in one single pdf file to the E4D Programme office: [email protected]
For more details, please visit the scholarship PDF Form here