Funding brief: The Computer Science Department at ETH offers a new and interesting program that allows undergraduate and graduate students to obtain research experience in their department during the summer months. The program is open to all students worldwide. The department is committed to increasing diversity in the computer science area.
List of research areas: Research opportunities are available in the following areas:
● Theory and Algorithms
● Networked Systems and Parallel Computing
● Pervasive Computing and Cyberphysical Systems
● Information and System Security
● Data Management and Machine Learning
● Programming Languages and Software Engineering
● Visual Computing
Donor Name: ETH Zurich
Funding name: Student Summer Research Fellowship
Deadline: 1st, November, 2018 – 31st, December, 2018 at 12 noon (Central European Time).
Funding details link: Click to view
● Research experience. Fellows will pursue a research project that aligns with a chosen area of their interest as part of a research group in our department. This includes interacting and collaborating with group members.
● Networking and socializing. A number of on-site socializing events will help fellows to get to know people outside their respective research groups, including current ETH students at both undergraduate and graduate levels.
● Stipend. Fellows at ETH Zurich will receive a monthly allowance of about CHF1.750 to cover housing and living expenses.
● Travel and visa expenses will be covered as well. Students can claim the travel costs against receipts at the beginning of the program. -* Accommodation.* Affordable housing during the research stay will be organized, once a candidate is accepted into the program. They will also provide information regarding visa applications (where required).
● Switzerland. Fellows have the opportunity to explore the vibrant culture of Zurich in the summer as well as the beautiful mountainous landscape of Switzerland in their free time.
● Scholarship: The amount provided covers housing- and living costs. Travel and visa expenses will be covered as well. Students can claim the travel costs against receipts at the beginning of the program.
Project start date: 1st, July
Project duration: The program will take place from 1st, July to 31st, August, 2019.
Eligible organization: As below
Eligibility: All applicants fulfilling the following conditions are eligible for the program:
– You can attend the entire fellowship period from July 1st to August 31st. (Note that this time is fixed and cannot be changed)
– You are currently enrolled in a bachelor or master (or combined) program and your expected graduation date is earliest in spring the year after the fellowship.
You are eligible for the Student Summer Research Fellowship program if you satisfy the following:
● You are enrolled in a study program (Bachelor or Master) in computer science or a closely related field (e.g., electrical engineering, mathematics, physics)
● Your expected graduation date in your current study program (Bachelor or Master) is January 2020 or later.
● You have 2 years of study completed by summer 2019 (Master students naturally satisfy this condition).
● The duration of the fellowship is fixed to the full two months of July and August. You can be present during the entire time.
● Language requirements: The program is fully conducted in English. Formal evidence is not required. However, the fellowship requires a good working knowledge of English. Your language ability may be assessed during an interview.
Eligible Country: No Country Bar Found (Open to all regions)
Submission mail: Not found
How to apply: Interested applicant may apply through the website (Click to view).
● After your registration SiROP offers you to affiliate with your own institution. Such an affiliation is an optional step and only available for students from universities which are part of the SiROP network. This optional step to create an affiliation is NOT required if you want to apply.
● After clicking the «Apply now» button on the linked SiROP page you will be asked to fill in personal data and upload several documents:
Your CV. Please use the Europass format.
Official academic transcript from your home university. Use the grading system that your university provides – the grading system on the GPA scale that you have been graded on.
Letter of motivation/personal statement (max 1 page). Describe in your own words why you have chosen your proposed scientific area of research. Explain what you hope to accomplish by coming to ETH and how it will support your academic or professional goals and prepare you for a career in research. A good personal statement can be written in half a page and you should aim not to write more than a full A4 page. Lay it out carefully to make it easy to read.
Only complete applications with all the required documents can be considered for admission.
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