Are you studying economics, law or a finance-related field in Switzerland? The Fondation ABBL pour l'éducation financière can help you to finance your studies by awarding you a scholarship.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for the programme, two conditions must be met:

  1. You must be a Luxembourg citizen
  2. You must be enrolled in a full-time or part-time course of higher education in Switzerland, the successful completion of which confers a diploma, title, certificate or degree of higher education. The course of study must be recognised in Luxembourg.

Selection criteria

The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of the quality of the application, the progress of the studies and the merit. The Foundation will favour applications from students pursuing studies in the field of banking and/or finance.

Terms and conditions

The scholarship will be awarded in two instalments. It may be combined with any other scholarship.

Studying finance in Switzerland

In this brochure, jointly produced with the ABBL, the Centre de Documentation et d'Information sur l'Enseignement Supérieur (CEDIES) offers you a summary of financial training courses, particularly in Switzerland (pages 86-87).

Application form

Send your application by 15 November 2021 at the latest at It must be submitted with the following documents:

  • a letter of motivation
  • a copy of your identity card
  • a precise description of your current or planned higher education studies
  • a copy of your high school diploma transcripts from the previous year
  • if applicable, a copy of the last higher education diploma obtained
  • the certificate of enrolment for the academic year in question if issued
  • the certificate of the Financial Aid Department of the Ministry of Higher Education and Research concerning the award of the scholarship based on social criteria

Opinions of teachers/professors on the candidate's progress in studies will be considered as an asset.



Financial Education Adviser

Jessica Thyrion holds a degree in communication from the Haute Ecole des Sciences de l'Information de Liège. She joined the ABBL in 1996 as a communication specialist. Since 2020, she is fully dedicated to financial education.

Since 2013, Jessica represents the ABBL in the Financial Education Working Group of the European Banking Federation.