October 16, 2012

Davis Scholarships for International Students from Both Non-Muslim and Muslim Countries

Davis (Shelby Cullom Davis and Kathryn Davis) Scholarships

Course(s) Offered: Any field
Course Level: Postgraduate (PhD)
Provider: Mrs Kathryn Davis
Country to Study in: Switzerland

Scholarship Description
Mrs Kathryn Davis, Graduate Institute predecessor HEI alumna who obtained her PhD in 1934, finances each year four full scholarships of four years.

These scholarships will be attributed in spring to students beginning their PhD programme in September exclusively at the Institute.

Eligible groups
Both International students of any nationality on the one hand; AND also students from Muslim countries on the other hand

Participating Institutions
Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva; Switzerland

Fields of study
Any field of study available at the Institute.
You may see the 'Course catalogue'[pdf] on the official website (see link below for current information).

Number of awards
Four (4) full scholarhips:
  • Two of these scholarships (Kathryn Davis Scholarship and Shelby Collum Davis Scholarship) are intended for one female student and one male student of any nationality
    -- who completed their previous studies at an American university
  • Two other scholarships (Davis scholarships) are intended for
    -- One female student and one male student from Muslim countries
Sponsorship duration
In principle, the duration is four consecutive years with a review of the advancement of the student’s thesis carried out each year.

Scholarship benefits
The scholarships relieve them of paying their tuition fees and provide them with an annual pension of CHF 18,000.

Method of Application
If you request a scholarship when applying to the Institute, you must send a 'Scholarship Request Form' [please download from official website via link below] (with the required annexes) together with your application form.

Candidates using the online application will may use this document and mail it together with your application file.

All documents must reach the Student Office by January, 15th.

You should go through the Scholarship Frequently Asked Questions(FAQs) and the Student Guide [pdf].

The Graduate Institute is an institution of research and higher education (Master and PhD). Selective and cosmopolitan, it is located in the heart of International Geneva and specialises in the study of the major global, international and transnational challenges facing the contemporary world.

The Institute also offers professional development programmes and expertise to international actors from the public, private and non-profit sectors.

For further information, please contact:

Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
Student Office - Admissions
Voie-Creuse 16
P.O. Box 136
1211 Genève 21
Tél. :+41 22 908 57 23
Fax: +41 22 908 62 77

Application Deadline: 15 January 2013
Open to International students: Yes

More Scholarship Information and Application

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