Purpose

 

The Heyning-Roelli Foundation provides scholarships to talented but financially underprivileged students for travel and subsistence expenses.

 

Target Group

Bachelor- and Mastersstudents who wish to participate in an exchange program for one or two semesters at a partner university. Exchange programs include the Swiss-European Mobility Program (formerly Erasmus) as well as other programs according to bilateral agreements between Swiss universities and foreign universities. In these programs students stay enrolled at their home university and continue their studies there after their stay abroad. At the partner university Students have to be enrolled as “exchange students”. PhD students and students, of a double-degree or a joint-degree, are not supported by the Heyning-Roelli Foundation.

 

Bachelor- and Master students of a Swiss University

Students may apply for a scholarship if they are (cumulative):

  • enrolled at an officially recognized university in Switzerland (universities of applied science are excluded);

  • nominated for one or two exchange semesters at a partner university;

  • highly qualified for the chosen studies;

  • not able to afford such studies abroad without financial assistance;

  • Swiss citizens or foreigners with a valid residence permit B or C.

Bachelor- and Master students of foreign Universities

Students may apply for a scholarship if they are (cumulative):

  • enrolled at a partner university of an officially recognized Swiss university (universities of applied science are excluded);

  • accepted for one or two exchange semesters at an officially recognized Swiss university (universities of applied science are excluded);

  • highly qualified for the chosen studies;

  • not able to afford such studies without financial assistance.