Scholarships for current students
The Robert A. Peterson Scholarship
The Robert A. Peterson Scholarship is a full scholarship funded by the Global Communications Development Network (GCDN) to keep alive the legacy of Bob Peterson, a leading figure in communications and public relations who passed away in 2017, and to inspire professionals to demonstrate impeccable moral and ethical standards in global corporations and international organisations.
Contact : Laurent Neury
At Oxford University, within the Europaeum framework
The Europaeum offers a scholarship of EUR 1,000 to an advanced doctoral student from the Institute. This will enable him/her to participate in a three-week research stay at Oxford University, allowing him/her to use their libraries, specialised archives and meet with researchers and teachers. In addition, Europaeum can assist the scholarship recipient find lodging.
- Application deadline: 30 November
A scholarship worth around GBP 12,900 per year (exact amount to be confirmed). It allows a student from the Institute to study or carry out advanced research at Oxford University.
- Application deadline: January
In the United States as part of the Gallatin agreement
Each year with this scholarship, a PhD student can study in an American university of their choice.
Sylff Plus, Sylff Research Abroad
Current PhD candidates who are already Sylff fellowship recipients from the Tokyo Foundation can be supported to pursue their research in one of the other Sylff member institutions from two weeks to three months.
Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF)
The SNF offers research scholarships to budding researchers (PhD students who have had their preliminary theses approved), in order to allow them to stay at one or several institutions abroad from six to 24 months. These grants cover living and travel expenses and can cover research and conference expenses.
- Application deadline for the local commission of the SNF at the University of Geneva: 1 March or 1 September
- Contact: Marie-Anne Berazategui
Miscellaneous scholarships and subsidies at UNIGE: