How to apply for the Global Alliance scholarships

The Global Alliance scholarship covers 50 percent of the total tuition fee of the EMScom Executive Master of Science in Communications Management.



The Global Alliance scholarships, based on financial need, are available to applicants who do not receive employer assistance in funding their executive education. Candidates have to:

  • Have a minimum of 5 years of work experience
  • Work in a communication-related department
  • Live and work outside of Switzerland
  • Be fully self- funding their EMScom education


Scholarship application deadline

January 16, 2015


How to apply

To proceed with the GA scholarship application, please follow these three steps:


1) Download the application package on the EMScom website ( and send the documents duly filled and signed to no later than January 16, 2015. The candidate will be called for an interview by January 30, 2015 at the latest. The EMScom program works on a rolling admission policy, so please make sure that you are admitted to the EMScom (non-binding) before January 16, 2015.


2) Fill in the GA scholarship application form below and send it electronically and in hard copy to the Global Alliance by January 16, 2015 at the latest. The candidate might be convoked for an interview by one of the Global Alliance Board members.


Global Alliance for Public Relations and Communication Management

c/o USI Università della Svizzera italiana

Via Giuseppe Buffi 13

CH-6900, Lugano



3) The final decision concerning the scholarship will be communicated to the candidate by February 6, 2015. The candidate has 5 (five) working days to decide whether he/she accepts the scholarship.


Scholarship Application Form

Download the GA Scholarship Application Form