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E4D Continuing Education Scholarship for Candidates from Low-Income Countries in Switzerland, 2019





The Engineering for Development (E4D) Continuing Education Scholarship Programme awards scholarships to candidates from low-income countries to attend continuing education programmes at ETH Zurich.
The goal of the programme is to enhance the knowledge and skills of future leaders with the perspective of contributing to capacity development and poverty reduction in their home countries. The E4D programme is funded through the Sawiris Foundation for Social Development.
The E4D Continuing Education Scholarship Programme covers ETH Master of Advanced Studies (MAS), Diploma of Advanced Studies (DAS) and Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) programmes.
Type of programmes eligible for the E4D scholarship
All MAS, DAS and CAS programmes at ETH Zurich are open for E4D Continuing Education Scholarships1.
Financial Support
The E4D Continuing Education Scholarship covers the following expenses:
• Economy roundtrip ticket (max. 2’000 CHF)
• Visa fees
• Living allowance for the duration of the programme: 2’000 CHF per month if the programme is longer than 3 weeks (full-time programme). 800 CHF per week if the programme duration is up to 3 weeks.
• ETH general tuition fee: 580 CHF per semester (in the form of a tuition fee waiver)

Eligibility

The candidate must hold a completed and recognised Master’s degree from a university and proof of professional working experience of at least 2 years.
The minimal English standard is TOEFL level C1.
The scholarship is open to candidates from countries classified as Least Developed Countries, Low Income Countries and Lower Middle Income Countries according to the DAC-list of the OECD5. A list of eligible countries can be found in Attachment 1.
Moreover, the candidate must have been accepted to an ETH MAS, DAS or CAS programme based on his/her academic and professional qualifications.
Application Process
The application process comprises two steps.
1. Application to the selected MAS, DAS or CAS programme. 2. Application to the E4D Continuing Education Scholarship Programme.
Note: Candidates will only be considered for an E4D Continuing Education Scholarship if admitted to an ETH MAS, DAS or CAS programme.
Step 1: Application to MAS, DAS or CAS programme
Consult the programme webpage and/or the programme management to receive information on the deadlines, application procedures and application documentation for the selected MAS, DAS or CAS programme.





Step 2: Application for the E4D Continuing Education Scholarship
Application documentation:
» CV6 of the candidate
» MSc or Masters Diploma and academic transcript(s)
» Certificate of employment
» 1-2 page application letter, stating the motivation to attend the programme and the impact for the candidate’s career development and beyond.
» Two professional references
» Formal admission letter from the School for Continuing Education confirming that the candidate is admitted to the MAS, DAS or CAS programme (can be submitted after the application deadline).
Note: Candidates will only be considered for an E4D Continuing Education Scholarship if admitted to an ETH MAS, DAS or CAS programme. However, applicants are encouraged to submit the application to the MAS, DAS or CAS programme in parallel with the application for the E4D Continuing Education Scholarship.
As soon as the E4D programme manager (Ms. Patricia Heuberger, patricia.heuberger@sl.ethz.ch) receives a formal admission letter from the School for Continuing Education the E4D Continuing Education Scholarship application will be further processed.

Application Deadlines:

30 April 2019 (notification mid- June)
30 November 2019 (notification December)
Applications must be submitted in electronic format to Patricia Heuberger, ETH Global: patricia.heuberger@sl.ethz.ch.
Evaluation of the applications
The E4D Committee of ETH Zurich (consisting of five ETH professors from different departments) reviews the applications and selects the scholarship recipients. The scholarship scheme is competitive. Applicants are notified at the latest two month after application deadlines.





Eligible Countries

Students from low-income countries are eligible to apply:

Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, American Samoa, Angola, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde* (Capo Verde), Central African Republic, Chad, China, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Dem. Rep., Congo, Rep., Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire, Cuba, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Arab Rep., El Salvador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, Gambia, The Georgia, Ghana, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Islamic Rep., Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Korea, Dem Rep., Kosovo, Kyrgyz Republic, Lao PDR, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Macedonia, FYR, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Fed. Sts., Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Romania, Rwanda, Samoa, São Tomé and Principe, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Syrian Arab Republic, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tonga, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, RB, Vietnam, West Bank and Gaza, Yemen, Rep., Zambia and Zimbabwe.





Masters of Advanced Studies

The MAS and MBA Programmes aim to give greater depth or interdisciplinary breadth to an original academic qualification or may lead to a change of profession. They correspond to at least 60 ECTS credits, require a Master’s thesis or project work and generally last between one year full-time and two years part-time.

TitleProgramme type
Main subject
Responsible bodyStart and duration
MAS ETH Mediation in Peace Processes (MAS ETH MPP) Master Programme





Political Sciences

ETH Zurich, D-GESS, Center for Security Studies (CSS)November 2019 (every second year), 2 years part-time, 1 800 hours
MAS ETH in Architecture and Digital Fabrication (MAS ETH DFAB) Master Programme

Architecture

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MAS ETH in Architecture, Real Estate, Construction (MAS ETH ARC) Master Programme

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MAS ETH in Development and Cooperation (MAS ETH DC) Master Programme





Development Cooperation

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MAS ETH in Gesamtprojektleitung Bau (MAS ETH GPB) Master Programme

Architecture

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MAS ETH in History and Theory of Architecture (MAS ETH HTA) Master Programme

Architecture

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MAS ETH in Housing (MAS ETH HS) Master Programme





Architecture

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MAS ETH in Management, Technology, and Economics (MAS ETH MTEC) Master Programme

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MAS ETH in Medizinphysik (MAS ETH MP) Master Programme

Physics, Astronomy

ETH Zürich, D-PHYSHerbstsemester 2020 (alle zwei Jahre), 4 Semester, Teilzeit
MAS ETH in Mobilität der Zukunft (MAS ETH MZ) Master Programme

Mechanical and Process Engineering

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MAS ETH in Nutrition and Health (MAS ETH NH) Master Programme

Health, Medical Sciences

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MAS ETH in Science, Technology and Policy (MAS ETH STP) Master Programme

Political Sciences

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MAS ETH in Spatial Planning (MAS ETH SP) Master Programme

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MAS ETH in Sustainable Water Resources (MAS ETH SWR) Master Programme

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MAS ETH in Urban Design (MAS ETH UD) Master Programme

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MAS UPM / ETH in Collective Housing Master Programme

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MBA ETH in Supply Chain Management (MBA ETH SCM) Master Programme

Management

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TitleProgramme type
Main subject
Responsible bodyStart and duration
DAS ETH Cyber Security Diploma of Advanced Studies

Computer Science

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DAS ETH Vorbereitung auf die eidgenössische Prüfung in Pharmazie Diploma of Advanced Studies

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DAS ETH in Angewandter Statistik (DAS ETH STAT) Diploma of Advanced Studies

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DAS ETH in Data Science (DAS ETH DS) Diploma of Advanced Studies

Computer Science

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DAS ETH in Information Technology and Electrical Engineering Diploma of Advanced Studies

Information Technology

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DAS ETH in Military Sciences (DAS ETH MILWISS) Diploma of Advanced Studies

International Relations and Security Policy

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DAS ETH in Raumplanung (DAS ETH RP) Diploma of Advanced Studies

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DAS ETH in Verkehrsin-genieurwesen (DAS ETH VI) Diploma of Advanced Studies

Civil and Environmental Engineering

ETH Zürich, D-BAUG, Institut für Verkehrsplanung und TransportsystemeHerbstsemester 2019, 2 Jahre, Teilzeit; 280 Kontaktstunden
DAS Spitalpharmazie Diploma of Advanced Studies

Pharmaceutical Sciences

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Certificates of Advanced Studies

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TitleProgramme type
Main subject
Responsible bodyStart and duration
CAS ETH ARC in Digitalisierung (CAS ETH ARC Digital) Certificate of Advanced Studies

Architecture

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CAS ETH ARC in Gesamtprojektleitung (CAS ETH ARC Projekt) Certificate of Advanced Studies

Architecture

ETH Zürich, D-ARCH, Professur für Architektur und BauprozessHerbstsemester 2019, 2 Semester Teilzeit, 300 Kontaktstunden
CAS ETH ARC in Handling the Building Stock (CAS ETH ARC Building Stock) Certificate of Advanced Studies

Architecture

ETH Zurich, D-ARCH, Professur für Architektur und BauprozessSpring semester 2019, 2 semester, part-time, 300 contact hours
CAS ETH ARC in Unternehmensführung (CAS ETH ARC Unernehmen) Certificate of Advanced Studies

Management

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CAS ETH Cyber Security Certificate of Advanced Studies

Computer Science

ETH Zürich, D-INFKEvery autumn semester, 1 semester, part time (one day per week) expected effort: ~450 h
CAS ETH in Angewandten Erdwissenschaften (CAS ETH ERDW) Certificate of Advanced Studies

Earth Sciences

ETH Zürich, D-ERDWJeweils im Februar, Maximal 3 Jahre Teilzeit; 160 Kontaktstunden
CAS ETH in Angewandter Statistik (CAS ETH STAT) Certificate of Advanced Studies

Mathematics, Statistics

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CAS ETH in Computer Science Certificate of Advanced Studies

Computer Science

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CAS ETH in Development and Cooperation Certificate of Advanced Studies

Development Cooperation

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CAS ETH in International Policy and Advocacy (CAS ETH IPA) Certificate of Advanced Studies

Public Administration

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CAS ETH in Mobilität der Zukunft: Neue Geschäftsmodelle Certificate of Advanced Studies

Mechanical and Process Engineering

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CAS ETH in Mobilität der Zukunft: Systemaspekte Certificate of Advanced Studies

Mechanical and Process Engineering

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CAS ETH in Mobilität der Zukunft: Technologie-Potenziale Certificate of Advanced Studies

Mechanical and Process Engineering

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CAS ETH in Nutrition for Disease Prevention and Health (CAS ETH Nutrition) Certificate of Advanced Studies

Health, Medical Sciences

ETH Zurich, D-HESTSpring and autumn semester, 2 semesters, part-time (1/2-1 day per week), ca. 300 h including lectures, preparation time and exams
CAS ETH in Pharmaceuticals – From Research to Market Certificate of Advanced Studies

Pharmaceutical Sciences

ETH Zürich, D-CHAB, Institute für Pharmaceutical SciencesStart possible at any module , 7 course modules over 2 years, writing of an essay
CAS ETH in Public Governance and Administration (CAS ETH PGA) Certificate of Advanced Studies

Public Administration

ETH Zurich, D-MTEC, Swiss School of Public GovernanceSeptember 2019, 16-day block
CAS ETH in Radiopharmaceutical Chemistry / Radiopharmacy Certificate of Advanced Studies

Pharmaceutical Sciences

ETH Zurich, D-CHAB, Institute of Pharmaceutical SciencesStart possible at any module., 200 h, three 2-week-modules and three examinations over two years (Module I, Ljubljana; Module II, Zurich; Module III, Leipzig)
CAS ETH in Raumplanung (CAS ETH RP) Certificate of Advanced Studies

Spatial Planning

ETH Zürich, D-BAUG, Netzwerk Stadt und Landschaft (NSL)Nach Absprache mit der Studienleitung, 100 Kontaktstunden (20 Stunden Präsenzunterricht pro Monat plus Selbststudium aus dem Lehrangebot des MAS-Programms in Raumplanung)
CAS ETH in Räumliche Informationssysteme (CAS ETH RIS) Certificate of Advanced Studies

Geomatics Engineering

ETH Zürich, D-BAUG4. November 2019, 5 x 1 Woche pro Monat (200 Stunden) Kursdaten: 4.-8.11.2019, 2.-6.12.2019, 6.-10.1.2020, 3.-7.2.2020, Vertiefungsmodule: März 2020
CAS Klinische Pharmazie Certificate of Advanced Studies

Pharmaceutical Sciences

Universität Basel und ETH ZürichDer Studiengang mit Start Januar 2019 ist bereits ausgebucht. Aufgrund der grossen Nachfrage wird es eventuell einen weiteren Studiengang ab Sommer / Herbst 2019 geben. , 3 Semester (bis maximal 3 Jahre)
ETH Sabbatical | CAS ETH in Advanced Materials and Processes (CAS ETH AMaP) Certificate of Advanced Studies

Materials Science

ETH Zurich, Competence Center for Materials and Processes (MaP)The start is possible at any time, Duration of 360 working hours during min. 2 months full-time or part-time over the course of max. 12 months.

Application

Deadlines

30 April 2019
30 November 2019

Please submit your application to patricia.heuberger@sl.ethz.ch.

 

Contact and further information

Ms. Patricia Heuberger-Meyer

E4D Programme Manager

ETH Global

Rämistrasse 101

8092 Zürich Switzerland

+41 44 632 56 13

patricia.heuberger@sl.ethz.ch

For more information, please visit the official website of the ETH Zurich here.

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