2015 Engineering for Development (E4D) Doctoral scholarships, Zurich Switzerland – 175’000 CHF


Application Deadline: March 31st 2015

The Engineering for Development (E4D) Doctoral scholarship programme aims at promoting the development of products or methods, which are directly relevant for improving the livelihoods of poor people in developing countries. It awards two doctoral fellowships per year with an amount of 175’000 CHF each. The scholarships are funded by the Sawiris Foundation for Social Development.

Eligibility criteria

– The entrance requirements for doctoral studies at ETH Zurich have to be fulfilled.

Research project
– The research topic is innovative and relevant for development.
– The expected impact for the intended target group is high.
– The project is conducted with (a) partner(s) in a developing country.

Application procedure for concept notes
The candidate has to submit a concept note, a CV, certificates and transcripts and a letter of support by the supervising ETH professor to [email protected] until 31 March 2015 latest.


ETH Zurich

ETH Global

Patricia Heuberger-Meyer

HG E 68.1

Rämistrasse 101

8092 Zürich



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