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EPFL Summer Research Program 2020

Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) is now inviting students from around the world to submit applications for EPFL Summer Research Program 2020 in Switzerland.

The duration of the summer training in Switzerland is 2 months. The fully-funded summer school in Switzerland will run from July 4th to August 29th, 2019.

About The Program

The participants will have a great chance to experience the beautiful culture and food of Switzerland.  Students will involve social activities, including a day hike to Swiss alps with raclette, BBQ at professors home and an excursion to the CERN.

EPFL SUMMER RESEARCH PROGRAM DETAILS:

COUNTRY: Switzerland

 INSTITUTE: Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)

Nationality:  All Nationalities

program Timing And Travel Details

  • 2 months – July 8th to August 29th 2020
  • Students must be present during the entire program
  • Application deadline – January 31st 2020,
  • Please note that you must have your documents and referee details ready to upload when you start to fill out the application. There is no option to save and come back to it.   Also, the referees will only receive their link to upload your letter when you submit your application.  Please keep this in mind when organizing your application.

Scholarship BENEFITS:

The EPFL Summer Program is Free. There is no program fee.

Each student receives CHF 3,200 for the two-month period which covers housing and living costs.

Housing is reserved and paid for out of the stipends beforehand.

Students are housed together either in Lausanne or Geneva depending on a lab assignment.

Students have either single rooms or double rooms and share a kitchen and bathroom facilities with their fellow SRP participants.

The majority of travel costs to and from Switzerland are covered. The program reimburses up to CHF 1,000 for overseas flights and CHF 500 for shorter distances

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Students must:

be enrolled in a university in biology, biophysics, chemistry, bio-engineering, bio-informatics, quantitative biology, genetics courses or a similar life sciences program

have a minimum of GPA equivalent to a 3.75/4.0 grade or higher

have completed at least two years of undergraduate work up to the first year of a master’s degree

show a strong interest in pursuing a career in life sciences

Application Process

Please submit your online application, including pdf uploads of all the above mentioned documents. Only applications with the full application material will be taken into consideration.

ATTENTION: Prepare all your documents (CV, Motivation Letter, Lab Explanations, Transcripts) and contact details for your 2 referees (name, institution, and email address) in advance. Once you begin your application, you must finish it in one sitting.

YOU CANNOT SAVE IT and COME BACK.

The online application usually opens each year in mid-November for the following summer.

The annual application deadline is 31st of January.

All applicants will receive an email about three weeks after the deadline with the result of their application.

if you are already interested in  this scholarship you can now read more details from the link below :

https://www.epfl.ch/schools/sv/education/summer-research-program/program-description/

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