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2024 Switzerland CERN Scholarship Programme | Fully Funded

The Switzerland CERN Student Programme is a fully funded opportunity for international students to get a graduate degree in Switzerland.

The Switzerland CERN Scholarship Programme offers a annual allowance of CHF 46, 416, travel allowance, and health insurance.

In this post, we will provide you with the details of how to apply for the scholarship opportunity as well as its requirements and benefits.

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Switzerland CERN Scholarship Programme Summary

Switzerland CERN Scholarship Programme Details:

Applications for the 2024 Switzerland CERN Student Programme is now open for all interested and qualified international students.

At CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, physicists and engineers are probing the fundamental structure of the universe.

Using the world’s largest and most complex scientific instruments, they study the basic constituents of matter – fundamental particles that are made to collide together at close to the speed of light.

The process gives physicists clues about how particles interact, and provides insights into the fundamental laws of nature. 

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Eligibility Requirements for Switzerland CERN Student Programme 2024

To be considered for the Switzerland CERN Student Programme, you will need to meet the following requirements:

  • You are a national of a CERN Member or Associate Member State.
  • You have started or are about to start a doctoral programme in a university.
  • Your work envisaged at CERN is all or part of the thesis work required to obtain your PhD. The award of the degree remains the responsibility of your university. Academic arrangements will be discussed between your university thesis supervisor and your CERN supervisor.
  • You have a good knowledge of English OR French.

Benefits of Switzerland CERN Scholarship Programme

During your studies, CERN will provide you with:

  • A contract of association for 6 months initially, renewable up to 3 years.
  • The total period (up to 36 months) may be spread over a maximum duration of four consecutive years to allow you to spend time at your university (for periods of up to 12 months, granted as unpaid special leave).
  • An allowance of 3868 Swiss Francs per month (net of tax).
  • A travel allowance.
  • Depending on your personal circumstances, a supplement if you are married and/or have children.
  • Coverage by CERN’s comprehensive Health Insurance scheme (the contribution will be automatically deducted from your allowance).
  • 2,5 days of paid leave per month.

Required Documents for [Keyword]

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

  • A CV.
  • A copy of your most recent academic transcript giving an overview of your marks (if you download it from your university portal please make sure there is no protection so that we can open it).
  • A reference letter from a University Professor is mandatory. Should you have one from a previous internship you may add this as a second reference.

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How to Apply forSwitzerland CERN Scholarship Programme (Step by Step)

To apply for the 2024 Switzerland CERN Student Programme, interested and qualified applicants should;

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  • Click on the button below to visit the scholarship page
  • Your application along with all supporting documents should be submitted no later than July 29th, 2024 (at 23:59 CET).
  • You will need the following documents, in English or in French ,clearly labelled (e.g. “CV”, “Motivation letter”, “Academic transcript”, etc.) and in PDF format to complete your application
  • You may upload the reference letter yourself, whilst submitting your application, or through your referee via the link you will receive shortly after submitting your application.

Deadline: July 29th, 2024

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