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The Engineering for Development (E4D) 2021-2022 Continuing Education Scholarship Programme, Switzerland

The Engineering for Development (E4D) Continuing Education Scholarship Programme awards scholarships for travel and living expenses 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.

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About Engineering for Development Continuing Education (E4D)

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


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E4D Continuing Education Scholarship Programme


Aim and Benefits of E4D Continuing Education Scholarship Programme

The following expenses will be covered by the scholarship (for the successful candidate):

  1. Economy roundtrip ticket (max. 2’000 CHF)
  2. Visa fees
  3. Living allowance for the duration of the programme
  4. ETH general tuition fee waiver (660 CHF per semester)

The following expenses will NOT be covered by the scholarship:

  1. The programme fees of the MAS/CAS/DAS are not covered by the E4D Continuing Education Scholarship.
  2. The general application fee of the School for Continuing Education of 150 CHF will not be covered. However, in case an application to the E4D continuing education scholarship is valid but not selected, the fee can be paid back to candidates from low income countries.

Requirements for E4D Continuing Education Scholarship Programme Qualification

  1. The candidate must hold a completed and recognised Master’s degree from a university and proof professional working experience of at least 2 years.
  2. A minimal English standard of TOEFL level C1. If the continuing education programme requires a minimal level in another language, proof of this level should also be submitted.
  3. The scholarship is open to candidates from Least Developed Countries, Low Income Countries and Lower Middle Income Countries classified in the DAC-?list of the OECD
  4. Candidates need to be accepted by the School for Continuing Education, ETH Zurich as well as the MAS, DAS or CAS programme office.

Which programmes are eligible for this scholarship?

All programmes of the ETH Zurich continuing education programmes (MAS/CAS/DAS) are eligible for the scholarship. Check the webpage of the "School for Continuing Education" to get an overview of the different programmes.


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Documents Required for Application

  1. Completed application form (DOCX, 39 KB)
  2. CV of the candidate 
  3. MSc or Masters Diploma and academic transcript(s)
  4. 1-2 page application letter, stating the motivation to attend the programme and the impact for the candidate’s career development and beyond
  5. Two professional references
  6. Formal admission letter by the School for Continuing Education confirming that the candidate is admitted to the MAS, DAS or CAS programme for the respective semester
  7. Certificate of employment. The certificate of employment letter must be sent to the E4D programme office directly through the employer (and not the candidate)
  8. Certificate of English level (minimum TOEFL level C1). If the programme requires a minimal level in another requires, proof of this acquired level must also be submitted.


Application Deadline

November 30, 2020


How to Apply

The application has to be submitted to [email protected] in one single pdf document.

For more details, visit ETH Zurich website



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