EPFL Summer Fellowship – Switzerland

The School of Computer and Communication Sciences of the École Polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) established the EPFL Summer Fellowship as a summer research program dedicated to Undergraduate & Graduate Students from all over the world, who are studying a bachelor of science or technology, a master of science or technology, or equivalent programs is computer engineering, telecommunications, or electrical engineering.

The duration of this summer training program is two months. It is a highly motivating learning experience in a competitive research environment. The student will be involved in social activities, and also have the chance to familiarise themselves with other cultures, and create a network of connections in Switzerland.

Scholarship Description:

  • Host University: Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL).
  • Host Country: Switzerland.
  • Study Level: Bachelor and Master’s.
  • Number of Awards: NA.
  • Subject Eligibility: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Telecommunications, Electrical Engineering.
  • Eligible Countries: International.
  • Application Deadline: 29th November, 2020.

Scholarship benefits:

  • Candidates will receive CHF 3,200 for the program period which covers housing and living costs.
  • The scholarship also covers the housing; Students are housed together either in Lausanne or Geneva depending on a lab assignment. They will have either single rooms or double rooms and share kitchen and bathroom facilities with their fellow SRP participants.
  • The majority of airfare to and from Switzerland are covered.
  • The program refunds up to CHF 1,000 for overseas flights and CHF 500 for shorter distances Summer Program Features:
  • Participants will benefit from 8 weeks of lab experience
  • Candidates will be mentored by faculty and scientific staff and have access to scientific seminars.
  • Science-related Friday afternoon workshops.
  • Program also includes social activities, such as a day hike to the Swiss alps with raclette, BBQ at professors’ home, and an excursion to the CERN

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicants must be studying BSc, BTech, MSc, MTech, or equivalent programs in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Telecommunications, or Electrical Engineering.
  • At the time of application, applicants must have at least completed their 1st year of the bachelor’s program and be enrolled in the 2nd year or above.
  • Ph.D. students are not eligible.
  • Applicants must demonstrate an excellent academic record.

How to apply:

The application for the EPFL Summer Fellowship program is done online through the
program’s official website

Applications are open as late as a couple of weeks before the deadline, all applicants will receive an e-mail that will let them know if they’re accepted or not.

The fellowship usually takes place between MAY to SEPTEMBER (flexible).

Visit the scholarship official website for more details.

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