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The Swiss Benevolent Society of New York awards scholarships and grants on the basis of need and merit for education above the high school level. Since the inception of the various scholarships and grants, their assistance has made a tremendous difference in the lives of many Swiss-Americans and their families.

Our scholarship programs include the Pellegrini, Medicus, Zimmermann and Sonia Maguire (OSA).


For applicants, we invite you to read through the following sections, detailing the programs, eligibility requirements, application procedures and a brief history of scholarships and grants we award to students.

Scholarship History

Scholarship Programs

Eligibility & Application Forms

Application Fee Payment

Scholarship Frequently Asked Questions

Application Mailing Address
Completed applications must be sent with supporting documents no later than March 31st of each year to:

Scholarship Committee
Swiss Benevolent Society of New York
500 Fifth Avenue, Room 1800
New York, NY 10110