2024 ETH Zurich Excellence Masters Scholarship

Deadline: December 15, 2023.

ETH Zurich supports excellent Master’s students with the following scholarship programme:

The Excellence Scholarship & Opportunity Programme (ESOP) supports students with a scholarship, mentorship and a network of the ETH Foundation. The scholarship covers the full study and living costs during the Master’s degree course.


  1. Very good result in Bachelor’s degree programme (top 10% of Bachelor’s degree programme = grade A)
  2. Please make sure to be reachable under the telephone number specified in your CV as the selection process might include a phone/VC interview in February.
  3. If you are already enrolled in a Master’s degree programme at ETH Zurich, or hold a Master degree, you are not eligible for ESOP.


  1. The Excellence Scholarship/ESOP consists of a scholarship covering living and study expenses (CHF 12’000 per semester) as well as a tuition fee waiver.
  2. ESOP is awarded for the regular duration of the Master’s programme (three or four semesters). This also applies for the tuition fee waiver.
  3. Only ETH Bachelor students may start the ESOP with a leave of absence.


  1. In addition to the documents for the Master admission you will need to upload a pre-​proposal for your master thesis (Downloadguidelines_preproposal (PDF, 86 KB)vertical_align_bottom).
  2. The pre-​proposal for the Master’s thesis must be developed by yourself and use established scientific citation practice.
  3. If your study programme does not ask for references you must name two reference persons (professors) for your ESOP application.
  4. ESOP applications are supplied via eApply (online Master application).

Apply through the OFFICIAL LINK

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