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SBS Scholarship Eligibility

To be eligible, the following qualifications must be met:

There are no exceptions! 

  • Proof of Swiss Parentage:
    The applicant or one of his or her parents must be a Swiss national.

  • Residency Requirement:
    • Applicants for Pellegrini and Zimmermann scholarships and the OSA award must be permanently domiciled (or at least resident for the last 2 years) in one of the following states: New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania or Delaware.
    • Applicants for Medicus grants for study in Switzerland must reside in the United States.

  • Financial Qualifications:
    For a full Pellegrini scholarship or a Medicus grant at the undergraduate level, applicants must demonstrate the need for financial support.

  • Academic Standings:
    Applicants must be in good academic standing and show aptitude in their chosen fields of study.

Supporting Documents

Students outside the areas covered by our programs should contact their Swiss Consulate for information about scholarships offered by Swiss organizations in their area.

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