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Sonja S. Maguire Outstanding Scholastic Achievement (OSA) Award

This award may be granted to a college senior or graduate student who demonstrates sustained academic excellence (cumulative Grade Point Average of at least 3.8) in a demanding study program.

This is a nonrenewable, one-time only scholarship award.

The amount is paid in two installments to the recipient's school; at the start 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 excellent academic standing (min. GPA 3.8) and show aptitude in your chosen fields of study.
  • You will study full-time (min. 12 credits) as a senior in college or at graduate school.
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 and 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.
  • Two academic recommendations from professors in the applicant’s major area of study, on official letterhead (no copies).