ThinkSwiss Research Scholarship

Website: Think Swiss


ThinkSwiss is a scholarship program managed by the Science Office at the Embassy of Switzerland in Washington, D.C. The program is funded by the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) and is supported by the Embassy of Switzerland in Ottawa, Canada. The aim of the program is to promote research opportunities in Switzerland for American and Canadian students and to foster exchange between Swiss, U.S., and Canadian universities and research institutions.


To apply for a ThinkSwiss Research Scholarship you must:

  • Currently be enrolled at an accredited U.S. or Canadian university/college,
  • Be a graduate student or an undergraduate student who will have completed their sophomore year by the time the research stay in Switzerland begins, and
  • Provide a written confirmation from a professor at a Swiss university that they will accept you for a research stay in their group.
Student Type
  • freshman
  • sophomore
  • junior
  • senior
  • graduate
Citizen Type
  • US Citizen
  • Permanent Resident
  • International or Other Visa Status

Application forms, instructions and FAQs are available at Apply Now - ThinkSwiss Apply For A ThinkSwiss Scholarship Grant

Contact Information
Contact for students in the United States of America:
Olivia Gachoud
Head of Science Office