|SBS Scholarship Eligibility|
|To be eligible, the following qualifications must be met:
There are no exceptions!
Students outside the areas covered by our programs should contact their Swiss Consulate for information about scholarships offered by Swiss organizations in their area.
In conjunction with the Swiss Benevolent Society of Philadelphia, the Swiss Benevolent Society of New York offers the following Scholarship Programs:
PELLEGRINI SCHOLARSHIPS are partial tuition grants. They are awarded at the post secondary level for vocational, undergraduate and graduate studies at an accredited school. They are based on need and merit (GPA3.0), or on merit alone (not available to Freshmen). Pellegrini grants are paid in two installments directly to the recipient’s school at the beginning of the Fall and Spring se- mesters, upon official registration confirmation. These grants do not renew automatically, but may be applied for each year.
Sonia Streuli Maguire Outstanding Scholastic Achievement (OSA) Award
The Sonia Streuli Maguire OUTSTANDING SCHOLASTICACHIEVEMENT AWARD may be granted to a college senior or graduate student who demonstrates sustained academic excellence (GPA3.8 min.) in a demanding program. This one-time award will be paid to the school at the be- ginning of the Fall semester.
Medicus Student Exchange
The MEDICUS STUDENT EXCHANGE provides one-time, partial support for U.S. residents at the senior or graduate level who have been accepted by a Swiss University or Federal Institute of Technology or Technical College (Fachhochschule). Residents of Switzerland may apply for grants to study in the U.S. through the CRUS, Sennweg 2, 3012 Bern. Grants are paid to the school upon proof of registration.
ZIMMERMANN SCHOLARSHIPS are one-time grants awarded to graduate students with the high- est cumulative GPA of at least 3.8. They are paid directly to the school in semester installments.
All applications will be reviewed by the Scholarship Committee, which will award the scholarship for which the applicant is best suited. Decisions made by the Scholarship Committee are final and cannot be appealed or discussed.
All applications and supporting documents must be sent by March 31, 2013 to:
SWISS BENEVOLENT SOCIETY OF NEW YORK Scholarship Fund 500 Fifth Avenue, Room 1800 New York, NY 10110
SCHOLARSHP PROGRAMS APPLICATION
500 FIFTH AVENUE, ROOM 1800 NEW YORK␣ NY 10110