swssnexnetworkThinkSwiss Research Scholarships 2021ThinkSwiss Research Scholarship program Asia-pacific is funded by the State Secretariat for Education,Research and Innovation (SERI) and is supported by swissnex India and the Embassies of Switzerland inSingapore and in Australia. The aim of the program is to promote research opportunities in Switzerland forIndian, Australian and Singapore students and to foster the exchange between Swiss and Asia-pacificuniversities & institutions.DisclaimerKindly note that the application and approval timelines are indicative. It may change based on the Covid-19situation in Switzerland, India, Singapore and Australia.Eligibility RequirementsTo apply for a ThinkSwiss Scholarship you must:Currently be enrolled at an accredited Indian, Australian or Singapore university/instituteBe a master degree student or a bachelor degree student who will have completed the 2ru year bythe time the research stay in Switzerland beginsProvide a written confirmation from a professor at a Swiss university that he/she will accept you for aresearch stay in his/her groupApplication ProcedureThe application and all supporting documents must be uploaded on online application form in PDF format to by.28th February 2021. In order to be considered for this scholarship, each application must contain:126.96.36.199.A cover letter outlining your research project (e.g. an overview of the tasks and milestones of yourproject that you agreed on with your host professor) and explaining why you should be awarded theThinkSwiss Research Scholarship and why you would make an excellent •student ambassador" inthe futureA CV (no more than two pages)A copy of your current university transcripts (we accept photocopies of official transcripts issued tothe student)A letter of acceptance from the professor and/or hosting institution in Switzerland. Please request fora confirmation letter on the University/lnstitute letterhead from the host professor,A letter of recommendation from a current professor who can attest to the applicant's abilitiesFrequently Asked QuestionsAre non-lndian, non-Australian or non-Singapore citizens eligible to apply for the program?All enrolled students at accredited Indian, Australian and Singapore universities are eligible, but ability toparticipate will depend on obtaining a visa, if necessary.How do I find a hosting institution and/or a professor in Switzerland?Finding a professor in Switzerland is part of the due diligence process that the applicant must conduct on his/herown. For a comprehensive list of universities please click on this link https://www.studyinswitzerland_plus/_Are there any language requirements?For a research stay in Switzerland foreign language skills are not required, as the working language willgenerally be English. Knowledge of any Swiss national language would of course be helpful for daily life.