Excellence Scholarships for Foreign Students at University of St.Gallen in Switzerland

Country: Switzerland;

Deadline: 03.07.2018

Web-Site: unisg.ch


Excellence Scholarships will be granted to foreign students enrolled in Bachelor studies at the University of St.Gallen as of Autumn Semester 2018 and on the basis of merit. Every year, six scholarships will be awarded to students in the Assement Year, which will be paid out over a period of three years. The scholarship amount is tantamount to the current tuition fees at the Bachelor's Level (which runs to six semesters - current feesfor foreign nationals. At present, a grantee would receive an annual sum of CHF 6,252 (for all three years, this corresponds to a scholarship of CHF 18,756).


  • International applicants with internationally recognised relevant educational qualifications and certificates
  • Successful passing of the University of St.Gallen's internal admission test
  • Timely application inlcuding all documentation required in the application process.

    Application process:

    Following successful enrolment, undergraduates will have to submit a letter of motivation and a two-minute video in mp3/4 quality to the Advice Centre for Study Funding (e-mail:studyfunding@unisg.ch), which will have to provide answers to the following questions:

    • Why does the applicant wish to study at the HSG?
    • What are the applicant's career perspectives and vision?
    • Why does the applicant deserve this Excellence Scholarship?
    • Has the applicant already made any contributions such as working for the benefit of society or a charity or by means of ecological and/or social activities?

    Application deadline:

    Eight days before the HSG admission test (currently 3 July 2018).

    A committee awards the scholarships  after the results of the admission test become known.


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