EPFL Excellence Fellowships

Published in 05 Jan 2024 by @Marwen

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EPFL Excellence Fellowships
EPFL Excellence Fellowships

Brief description:

EPFL offers a limited number of fellowships at the Bachelors and Master’s level to students with outstanding academic records. Some of the fellowships are financed by EPFL directly and others through partnerships with foundations or companies.

Host Institution(s):

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland

Field of study:

Eligible Master’s Programme offered at University

Number of Awards:


Target group:

All students including international students

Scholarship value/inclusions/duration:

The fellowship includes CHF 10’000 per semester and a reservation of a student room in a student residence.

For Bachelor’s studies, the fellowship is spread over three years while for Master’s studies, the fellowship will be paid for 4 semesters (students must have obtained at least 50 ECTS credits and have an overall average of 5,0/6 for the fellowship to be renewed.)


EPFL grants a limited number of fellowships to the most deserving candidates based on their academic records. They are intended for students who have achieved remarkable results throughout their pre-university curriculum, in both school and extracurricular activities.

Application instructions:

In order to be eligible for the Bachelor Excellence Fellowship, students in their final year of high school must check the corresponding box on their Bachelor’s application form before 30 April and provide the requested application file.

In order to be eligible for the Master Excellence Fellowship, candidates should apply via the same online form than their application to a master’s program by 15 April or 15 December (there is a box to tick indicating that the candidates profile should also be considered for an excellence fellowship).

It is important to read the EPFL Bachelors Fellowship Guidelines and EPFL Masters Fellowship Guidelines and visit the official website (link found below) to access the application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.


Official Scholarship Website (Bachelor Excellence Fellowship): https://www.epfl.ch/education/bachelor/bachelor-excellence-fellowships/

Official Scholarship Website (Masters Excellence Fellowship): https://www.epfl.ch/education/master/master-excellence-fellowships/

Related Scholarships:  List of  Swiss Scholarships

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