Attract Talent



Enabling students to study at EPFL

EPFL is committed to attracting talent by offering students Excellence Fellowships enabling individuals who have the passion and drive to succeed, to dedicate themselves to their studies by being supported financially for the duration of their course.

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Excellence Fellowships for Bachelor Students

EPFL is awarding excellence fellowships to Bachelor students, the first of its kind in Switzerland!

The aim of this program is to attract highly motivated and talented Swiss students or residents to attend EPFL. These fellowships support academically outstanding students who also demonstrate broader interests and commitment to athletics, entrepreneurship, political or social activities.

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Excellence Fellowships for Master Students

Building on the success of EPFL’s program of excellence fellowships for Master students, EPFL is adapting its selection process to encourage more inclusivity.

The selection of fellows is based on their performance in their Bachelor studies, their motivation to undertake a challenging Master’s program, as well as their involvement in extracurricular activities whilst studying at undergraduate level.

Invitation to partner

Supporting EPFL’s student community to have the best possible learning journey is central to our school. By nurturing today’s bright minds, we help work towards finding solutions for a sustainable future. Play your part in shaping the leaders and visionaries of tomorrow. Join us and become a patron of the Student Support Program.

You could enjoy some of the following benefits :

· Naming rights to an excellence fellowship (Bachelor and Master) ;
· Receiving exclusive invitations to meet the beneficiaries of the Program at the annual thank you event
in the presence of the President of EPFL or senior management ;
· Receiving invitations to Student Support Program events ;
· Receiving copies of the Student Support Program Impact Report ;
· Acknowledging your support in EPFL’s online Annual Report and on our website, and in our Student
Program Impact Report unless you prefer to remain anonymous.

If you would like to learn more, please contact us at [email protected].

EPFL is deeply involved in efforts to promote STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) subjects and to inspire girls and boys and their families by showcasing the breadth of possibilities in scientific fields. As a federal university, EPFL has the great privilege to help shape the STEM educational landscape across Switzerland and positively influence its perception.

EPFL students need to be equipped with holistic skills to succeed in our rapidly evolving society. The following initiatives support students to stretch and enhance their transferable skills while consolidating their knowledge.

EPFL is committed to supporting talent by offering enrolled Bachelor and Master students Hardship Fellowships which enable individuals facing difficult times to dedicate themselves to their studies by receiving an ad hoc financial support.