University of Geneva Excellence Masters Fellowship

The University of Geneva’s Faculty of Science is an internationally recognized leading research institution which hosts three National Centres of Competence in Research of the highly competitive Swiss National Sciences Foundation (Chemical Biology; SwissMAP; Planets) and many European research projects. 

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The program’s Master’s degrees are either entirely in English alone or in both English and French.

With the support of external partners and several sponsors, the Faculty of Science established an Excellence Masters Fellowship program that is made open to exceptionally outstanding and highly motivated students who wish to pursue a Master of Science degree in any of the disciplines the Faculty covers.

Important Details about this Scholarship

  • Host Institution(s): the University of Geneva in Switzerland.
  • Level/Field of study: Master of Science degree in one of the disciplines offered by the Faculty of Sciences.
  • Number of Awards: Not specified.
  • Target group: All students, including international students


You must fulfil the requirements for admission to the Master’s program of your choice and be chosen based on your application file to receive an Excellence Fellowship.

Other than the above stated, this program is for you, regardless of your home university or how well you are doing in your Bachelor’s degree.

Financial Benefit

The scholarship value is CHF 10,000-15,000 per year, barely above 6 million to 9 million, respectively, in West African CFA (about 4.5 million to 6.6 million nairas).

Suppose the applicant achieves academic achievement at the end of the first semester of studies. In that case, the scholarship is granted for one year and extended for the regular length of the chosen Master’s program (three or four semesters).

Application Procedure

Applicants must follow the enrollment requirements outlined on the admissions office website for their application to be accepted. From 1 January, applicants must submit their applications online.

 Following registration, you will get an email with a unique link that you may use to complete the application.

It is important to visit the official website to access the application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Application Deadline: 15 March 2024.


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