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National MD-PhD Program

The Swiss Cancer Research foundation promotes talent. Together with the Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences (SAMS) and the Swiss National Science Foundation, the Swiss Cancer Research foundation award each year a limited number of competitive individual MD-PhD grants. The aim of the MD-PhD-program is to equip medical doctors with the skills necessary for a career as clinician and scientist.

As a medical doctors interested in research, you have the opportunity to apply for a fellowship. Applicants must have successfully completed their studies in human, veterinary or dental medicine and be admitted as doctoral students in the local MD-PhD program of a Swiss university by the time of the scholarship start.
 

Funding scheme at a glance

  • Grants can be awarded for a minimum of 2 to a maximum of 3 years.
  • Applicants must have been residents of Switzerland for at least 2 years by the submission deadline.
  • Applications must be written in English using the SAMS application form.