Each year the Swiss Confederation awards Government Excellence Scholarships to promote international exchange and research cooperation between Switzerland and over 180 other countries. Recipients are selected by the awarding body, the Federal Commission for Scholarships for Foreign Students (FCS).
- The scholarship amounts to a monthly payment of CHF 1,920;
- Scholarship holders from outside continental Europe receive a flight allowance (lump sum) for a ticket back to their country of origin (provided at the end of the scholarship);
- Special CHF 300 housing allowance (paid once at the beginning of the scholarship).
For more information about BCI/EEG press here.