Engineering for Development (E4D) Continuing Education Scholarship Programme 2020: Applications are invited from Low-Income Countries to Apply for the Engineering for Development (E4D) Continuing Education Scholarship Programme 2020. Deadline is: 30th
April, 2020. See Eligibility,
Requirements and How to Apply Online.
The Engineering for Development (E4D) Continuing Education Scholarship
Programme awards scholarships for travel and living expenses to
candidates from low-income countries to attend continuing education programmes at ETH Zurich.
The goal of the programme is to enhance the knowledge and skills of
future leaders with the perspective of contributing to capacity
development and poverty reduction in their home countries.
candidate must hold a completed and recognised Master’s degree from a
university and proof professional working experience of at least 2
- A minimal English standard of TOEFL level C1. If the
continuing education programme requires a minimal level in another
language, proof of this level should also be submitted.
- The scholarship is open to candidates from countries classified in the DAC-list of the OECD.
need to be accepted by the School for Continuing Education, ETH Zurich
as well as the MAS, DAS or CAS programme office.
The following expenses will be covered by the scholarship (for the successful candidate):
- Economy roundtrip ticket (max. 2,000 CHF)
- Visa fees
- Living allowance for the duration of the programme
- ETH general tuition fee waiver (660 CHF per semester)
The following expenses will NOT be covered by the scholarship:
- The programme fees of the MAS/CAS/DAS are not covered by the E4D Continuing Education Scholarship.
general application fee of the School for Continuing Education of 150
CHF will not be covered. However, in case an application to the E4D
continuing education scholarship is valid but not selected, the fee can
be paid back to candidates from low income countries.
How to Apply
candidates who are admitted to an ETH MAS, DAS or CAS programme based
on his/her academic and professional qualifications are considered for a
scholarship. Candidates must apply to both (I) a continuing education
programme and (II) to the E4D scholarship.
The application documents to be submitted include:
- Completed application form
- CV of the candidate
- MSc or Masters Diploma and academic transcript(s)
page application letter, stating the motivation to attend the programme
and the impact for the candidate’s career development and beyond
professional references Formal admission letter by the School for
Continuing Education confirming that the candidate is admitted to the
MAS, DAS or CAS programme for the respective semester
of employment. The certificate of employment letter must be sent to the
E4D programme office directly through the employer (and not the
- Certificate of English level (minimum TOEFL level
C1). If the programme requires a minimal level in another requires,
proof of this acquired level must also be submitted.
Application must be submitted in one single pdf file to the E4D Programme office: email@example.com.
30th April, 2020.