The goal of the Engineering for Development (E4D) Programme is to promote research and education for the benefit of underprivileged people in low-?income countries.
The E4D Programme is generously funded through the Sawiris Foundation for Social Development and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation. The current programme phase runs from 2019 to 2023.
ETH Zurich( Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich) is a public research university in the city of Zürich, Switzerland. Founded by the Swiss Federal Government in 1854 with the stated mission to educate engineers and scientists, the school focuses primarily on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.Like its sister institution EPFL, it is part of the Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology Domain, part of the Swiss Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research. In the 2021 edition ... read more
The grant sum is 175’000 CHF to cover the salary costs of the doctoral students for three years.
• High English proficiency level is necessary
• Maximum age: 40 years
• Excellent MSc Degree and high academic performance is necessary
• ONLY contact an ETH professor with a concrete project idea
Application Documents for an E4D Doctoral scholarship concept note comprise:
For more details, visit ETH Zurich website.