Ambizione Grant

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General Information about Ambizione Grants

Ambizione grants are aimed at young researchers who wish to execute an independent research project at a Swiss higher education institution. The funding scheme would like to promote qualified researchers from Switzerland as well as excellent researchers from abroad. There are two grant types:  

  • Ambizione grant with salary
  • Ambizione project grant

An Ambizione grant comprises the salary of the grantee and project funds. Whereas, an Ambizione project grant contains only project funds. The grants are awarded for a maximum of four years.

In order to submit a Ambizione Grant a written confirmation by the host institution, in this case the ETH Zurich is needed.  

Written confirmationby the host institution

The internal deadline for the written confirmation is October2, 2017. The template for the written confirmation can be found on the right side. An electronical version signed by the Contact Person should be submitted, to the Office of Research, ETH Zurich.

Please note that the contact person at the departement should be a full or associate professor. All other professors are eligible as contact persons, as long as the head of departement signes the written confirmation together with the VPFW.  

At the time of the internal deadline on October 2,2017, no full proposal has to be sent in. The title and all the relevant information needed for the written confirmation should however be gathered together until then.  

All further information on the Ambizione grants are available on the SNSF website.


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