For those students who are dreaming to study abroad but does not have enough financial capabilities to support advance studies, you may want to take a look at the Swiss Government Scholarship offer for foreign students. The Swiss government provides a several scholarship opportunities for each country such as USA and other Asian and African and European countries.
The scholarship is applicable for post-graduate Applied Science programs as well as in the field of design or music arts and is valid only for full time studies in Switzerland. The scholarship is not applicable for on-the-job studies, part-time studies or correspondence courses.
The scholarship duration is for the nine-month academic year with the amount of Sfr. 1’600 to Sfr. 1’920 every month depending on the course of program of the scholars. The renewal of scholarship depends on the county category. All scholarships can be applied around October of each year.
The application forms can be obtained from the Swiss diplomatic representation and also from the ministry of education of your country. For the complete details of this scholarship grant, please read here.