Friday, April 15, 2016

Master Study Grants for International Students at Università della Svizzera Italiana (USI)





For the academic year 2016/2017, the Foundation for the Lugano Faculties of the Università della Svizzera italiana will award a total of 60 oneoff study grants of the amount of CHF 4’000 each.

The meritbased grants are given to the students admitted to the first year of a USI Master programme starting in September 2016. Merit is determined by the results of the academic degree that gives access to the Master program (usually the Bachelor’s).


The grants will be assigned as follows:
20 grants to students that pursued a Bachelor’s degree at a Swiss university;
20 grants to students that pursued a Bachelor’s degree at an Italian university;
20 grants to students that pursued a Bachelor’s degree at a university from other countries.

Conditions for participation
Applicants must have obtained the Bachelor’s degree (passed all the exams and defended the thesis) by July 31st, 2016 with a cumulative grade point average of at least 80/100.
Applicants must have been admitted to the first year of a USI Master programme beginning in September 2016. Applications from students enrolled in a USI Master before September 1st, 2016 will not be considered.

Application procedure
 Applications must be sent by email to: studygrants@usi.ch.
The deadline for the submission of the applications is July 31st, 2016.
Incomplete or late applications will not be taken into consideration.
All applicants will be informed of the outcome of their requests by August 19th, 2016.

Conditions for the payment of the grant
The study grant is awarded in the form of a reduction of the tuition fee and cannot be exchanged for cash.





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