Swiss Government Excellence Scholarship Awardedcogsadmin
Sanya Jain is a 2nd year MSc Cognitive Science student at the Centre for Cognitive and Brain Sciences, IIT Gandhinagar. Her areas of interest include health communication and behavioral economics. With a passion for health behaviors, she applied for a fellowship to continue her research further and secured the Swiss Government Excellence Scholarship for international students. “I was exhilarated to have received a fully-funded research opportunity by the Swiss government to pursue my dreams at a premier institute in Switzerland”, she shared on receiving the news of her successful application. Through this one-year research scholarship, she will be supported in her work on the influence of self-affirmations in preventing unhealthy smoking behaviors in adolescents at Università della Svizzera italiana, Lugano, Ticino.