SAMS Scholarships


Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences (SAMS)

Together with the assistance of the Swiss National Science Foundation and several private foundations, the Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences (SAMS) awards MD-PhD scholarships to MD-PhD candidates who have been pre-selected by the MD-PhD Commission of each program.

The Lausanne MD-PhD Commission selects up to 5 candidates in January of each year to compete for a National scholarship in the spring of the same year. Support by the various foundations varies from year to year, such that between 9 and 13 scholarships are awarded anually. The maximal number of candidates is 25 (5 candidates per MD-PhD program in Switzerland). Scholarships are awarded for a maximum of 3 years.


Secretariat MD-PhD - Bureau 304 - Amphipôle - CH-1015 Lausanne
Tel. +41 21 692 40 06
École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)