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Full Pellegrini Scholarship (financial need and merit)

The Full Pellegrini Scholarship is a partial tuition grant, awarded at the post-secondary school level for vocational or undergraduate and graduate academic studies at an accredited school.

  • The scholarship is based on financial need and merit (Grade Point Average 3.0 min.).
  • Pellegrini Scholarships do not renew automatically. They are considered anew on a yearly basis. Students may apply for this grant every academic year, while pursuing their post-secondary and graduate studies.
  • The scholarship is paid directly to the recipients' schools in two installments, one at the beginning of the academic year, the fall semester, the other at the start of the spring semester.
Eligibility Requirements:
  • You are a U.S. Resident.
  • You or one of your parents is a Swiss national.
  • You are permanently domiciled in either New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania or Delaware.
  • You are in good academic standing (min GPA 3.0) and show aptitude in your chosen fields of study.
  • You will study full-time (min. 12 credits) in college or graduate school.
  • For the Full Pellegrini Scholarship you must demonstrate the need for financial support.
Required Supporting Documents:
  • Enclosed Scholarship Application Form (completed & signed).
  • Official Transcripts of all high school, college and graduate grades (no copies).
  • SAT / ACT or GRE / GMAT results & proof thereof.
  • Proof of Swiss citizenship of applicant or one parent (Copy of Swiss passport, Consulate recognition letter or similar).
  • Proof of applicant’s U.S. citizenship or U.S. residency.
  • Applicants claiming ‘independent’ status (see Application Form, page 1) are to submit the requested financial information (see Application Form, pages 5&6).
  • Applicants claiming ‘dependent’ status are to submit complete financial information of their parents (see Application Form, pages 5&6).
  • Signed copy of all pages and scheduled of Federal Income Tax returns, and W2 forms of applicant and supporting party and/or spouse, where applicable.
  • Proof of cost for tuition and room and board (copy of bursar's bill; high school applicants to provide figures of anticipated cost).
  • One current letter of reference from high school principal or guidance counselor, or from a professor in the applicant’s major area of study, on official letterhead (no copies).