The Foundation for the Lugano Faculties of USI is offering master study grants within the faculties of Economics, Communication Sciences and Informatics.


The Foundation for the Lugano Faculties of USI is offering master study grants within the faculties of Economics, Communication Sciences and Informatics.

Applicants must have been admitted to the first year of a USI Master degree beginning in September 2014. For the 2014-15 academic year, the Foundation for the Lugano Faculties of USI will award a total of 60 one-off study grants of the amount of 4’000 CHF each. Application should be submitted till July 31st, 2014.

Study Subject (s): Grants are awarded within the faculties of Economics, Communication Sciences and Informatics.
Course Level: Grants are available for pursuing master degree.
Scholarship Provider: The Foundation for the Lugano Faculties of USI.
Scholarship can be taken at: Switzerland

Eligibility:

  • The applicant must have obtained the Bachelor degree (all examinations taken and thesis defended) by July 31st, 2014 with a cumulative grade point average of at least 80/100.
  • Applicants must have been admitted to the first year of a USI Master degree beginning in September 2014. Applications from students enrolled in a USI Master before Sept 1st, 2014 will not be considered.

Scholarship Open for International Students: International students can apply for these study grants.

Scholarship Description: For the 2014/15 academic year, the Foundation for the Lugano Faculties of USI will award a total of 60 one-off study grants of the amount of 4’000 CHF each. The merit based grants are given to first year students admitted to a USI Master program starting in September 2014. The grant is awarded in the form of a deduction of the tuition fee and cannot be exchanged for cash. If the recipient decides not to register at USI, he/she may not, under any circumstances, ask for a deposit in the amount of CHF 4’000. Likewise, if the student recipient of the grant withdraws after the first semester, he/she may not request the amount of the grant.

Number of award(s): These study grants will be assigned as follows:

  • 20 grants will be awarded to students that pursued a Bachelor degree at a Swiss University
  • 20 to students that pursued a Bachelor degree at an Italian University
  • 20 to students that pursued a Bachelor degree at a University from other countries

Duration of award(s): USI will award one-off study grants.

What does it cover? For the 2014-15 academic year, the Foundation for the Lugano Faculties of USI will award a total of 60 one-off study grants of the amount of 4’000 CHF each. The grant is awarded in the form of a deduction of the tuition fee and cannot be exchanged for cash. If the recipient decides not to register at USI, he/she may not, under any circumstances, ask for a deposit in the amount of CHF 4’000. Likewise, if the student recipient of the grant withdraws after the first semester, he/she may not request the amount of the grant. The grant cannot be renewed.

Selection Criteria: The merit based grants are given to first year students admitted to a USI Master program starting in September 2014. Merit is determined by the results of the academic degree that gives access to the Master program (usually the Bachelor’s).

Notification: All applicants will be informed of the outcome of their request by August 15th, 2014.

How to Apply: Applications must be sent by e-mail to: borsestudio-at-usi.ch/studygrants-at-usi.ch.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is July 31st, 2014.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application

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