Friday, January 5, 2018

UNIL 8th Undergraduate Summer School Scholarships, Switzerland 2018

Deadline: 31/01/2018 Degree: Bachelor Scholarship Description: The new 8th Undergraduate Summer School Scholarships in biological sci... thumbnail 1 summary
Deadline: 31/01/2018

Degree: Bachelor

Scholarship Description: The new 8th Undergraduate Summer School Scholarships in biological sciences at the University of Lausanne is now available on offer for students from all around the world

Eligibility:

A. The programme is aimed at undergraduate students who have completed the second or third year of their university degree in any biological or medical field. Undergraduate means the first 4 years of university training usually towards a bachelor's degree.
B. Applicants who have completed only one year of an undergraduate degree, or who will have graduated by the time of the programme are not eligible.

Benefits:  The program coordinator will arrange and pay for the housing. You will be housed within one of the buildings of the FMEL association, in a single room within an apartment with shared kitchen and bathroom facilities. The program coordinator will inform you when your housing assignment is made, how to contact them and where it is located.
The programme will also provide you with a scholarship of approximately CHF 1500 to cover other living expenses.  It is advised to bring extra money for expenses above and beyond standard housing and living expenses (e.g., weekend travel).
Limited funds are available to cover justified costs of travel to Lausanne. In general, up to CHF 500 for European travel and CHF 1200 for overseas travel is covered. Original receipts and boarding passes will be required for reimbursement.
Assistance will be provided to all students who require visas to come to Switzerland.
Participants must be covered for health and accidents from their home country.

Application: Transcripts
A listing of all courses with grades taken at the university level is required in the online application. In addition, an official document of your transcripts, saved in a Word, JPG or PDF format, in English, French or German must be uploaded during the online application
This document should be named in the following format:
"CandidateSurname_Transcripts.pdf"


Recommendation letters
In addition to the online application, you must arrange for two confidential letters of recommendation from people familiar with your academic work (e.g., professors). Please ask your referees to use the letter template below.

This form should be completed and named in the following format:
"CandidateSurname_RefereeSurname_RecommendationLetter"
The document should be e-mailed directly by your referees to sur@unil.ch before the application deadline.

Scholarship Website: http://www.unil.ch/eb-sur/home/menuinst/how-to-apply.html