Master Study Grants for International Students at USI in Switzerland, 2014/15

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.. 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..  Grants are available for pursuing master degree.
The research areas of this scholarship are: Not provided
Who can apply to this scholarship?
· 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.
Benefits of the scholarship: 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.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration:  USI will award one-off study grants.
Number of scholarships: 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

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