Scholarships & Prizes

Scholarships and Prizes

The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) offers a wide range of funding opportunities for individual careers, for PhD candidates in particular these three:

  • Doc.CH
  • Mobility fellowships
  • Marie Heim-Vögtlin

Please find further information on the SNSF website.

Travel Grants for members of the PhD Program Political Science

The PhD Program Political Science offers the opportunity to apply for travel grants. Candidates who have already received a Travel Grant can not apply for another one.

Supported Formats:

  • Short Mentorship abroad: a research stay with another research group/senior researcher
  • Conference: a conference visit with an own contribution (poster/talk)
  • External Module: attendance of a workshop etc. outside University of Zurich which will be credited in the PhD Program Political Science curriculum

Application Form (DOC, 84 KB)

Budget Form (DOC, 75 KB)

Application deadline: September 1st, each academic year.

Feedback will be provided within 4-5 weeks after the deadline.

Advice on writing grant proposals by the division «Funding for Individuals and Projects»