Category: Excellence Scholarships

Meet the Talent 2018

Studierende unterhalten sich

20.04.2018 – At this week’s Meet the Talent event, donors to the Excellence Scholarship and Opportunity Programme met with recipients to learn more about their research projects and directly see the effect of their support. The annual Meet the Talent event is an opportunity for Sarah M. Springman, ETH Rector and patron of the programme,… Read more »

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Visit to SIX for Excellence Scholars

04.01.2018 – A visit to SIX organised at the FinTech Incubator & Accelerator F10 gave around thirty Excellence Scholars an opportunity to find out more about Switzerland’s financial market infrastructure. The visit provided insights into the latest developments in this fast-moving sector, focusing in particular on innovation management, FinTech start-ups and cybersecurity. Moreover, the event… Read more »

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Green Leaves Education Foundation supports talented Master students

11.09.2017 – The Green Leaves Education Foundation (GLEF) fosters education projects around the world and supports financially underprivileged pupils and students from developing countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America. The foundation now supports the “Excellence Scholarship & Opportunity Programme” (ESOP) and thus secures that two students from the global South can enrol for a… Read more »

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ESOP contribute to Swissloop race

23.08.2017 – Out of 1200 teams applying from across the world, just 27 qualified for the prestigious Hyperloop Contest initiated by SpaceX founder Elon Musk – and Swissloop is one of them. Fifteen of the 50 Swissloop scientists are ETH Zurich students, and two among those are ESOP-supported Excellence Scholars. The Swissloop team developed their… Read more »

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Starr International Foundation strengthens ESOP talent programme and obesity research

17.08.2017 – The Starr International Foundation continues to support ETH, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, with a generous donation. The foundation’s commitment allows international top talents, mostly from the US and China, to study at ETH Zurich in an ESOP (Excellence Scholarship) master course of their choice. Further, Starr International Foundation supports the obesity and metabolism research… Read more »

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From Sion to Canberra

27.07.2017 – Philippe Nicollier, a fellow of the Excellence Scholarship & Opportunity Programme (ESOP) and Master Student in Materials Science from Sion, had the great opportunity to represent ETH Zurich at the Asia Pacific Week. The conference is held every year at the Australian National University in Canberra. This year’s edition was devoted to „A Changing Landscape“. Read more… Read more »

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Getting to know ETH’s top talents

13.04.2017 – Patrons of the Excellence Scholarship and Opportunity Programme (ESOP) got to know scholarship students at yesterday’s Meet the Talent 2017. As part of an open day, current and former Excellence Scholars met with guests to present their research projects and discuss their studies, motivations and future plans. In her speech, Rector and ESOP… Read more »

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Meet the Talent 2016

ETH-Rektorin und Schirmherrin des ESOP-Programms Prof. Dr. Sarah M. Springman mit geförderten Studierenden (Bild: Eline Keller-Soerensen).

28.04.2016 – Am 27. April lud die ETH Zürich Foundation zum „Meet the Talent”-Anlass ein. Damit bedankt sich die Stiftung bei allen Gönnerinnen und Gönnern, die das „Excellence Scholarship and Opportunity Programme“ (ESOP) der ETH Zürich unterstützen und so einen entscheidenden Beitrag zur Förderung der besten Talente leisten. Rund 180 Gäste sowie 90 ESOP-Stipendiaten trafen sich im HCI-Gebäude auf dem Hönggerberg.

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«Excellence Scholarship Opportunity Programme»
A Rocket Booster for Master’s Degree Students

Thank you for your support!

Every year, our donors enable the best incoming master’s degree students to be supported by the «Excellence Scholarship Opportunity Programme».  The scholarship allows talented individuals with clear potential to complete their master’s degree free of significant financial stress, and covers study and living costs for the duration of the master’s programme.

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New ESOP scholars 2015 with rector Sarah M. Springman (Photo © ETH Zürich Foundation)

In the current ETH magazine «Globe», three talented sholars share their experience with the programme. Read more