c/o Swiss Consulate General 456 Montgomery Street, Suite 1500 San Francisco CA 94104-1233 http://www.sbssf.com
  • Scholarship Name :
    Swiss Benevolent Society In San Francisco (Clement & Frieda Amstutz And Silvio Canonica Scholarships)
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  • Deadline :
    APR 30
  • Eligibility Criteria :
    Must be of Swiss descent by demonstrating that at least 1 parent is (or you are) a Swiss citizen, registered with the Swiss Consulate of San Francisco (or carrying a valid Swiss passport); have lived within a 150-mile radius of the San Francisco City Hall for a minimum of 3 years; show a cumulative GPA of not less than 3.2 for the last 2 years in high school or not less than 2.75 for the first year in college and 3.0 thereafter for a minimum of either 12 undergraduate or 8 graduate units per term; applied for admission to any accredited institution of higher learning in the U.S. offering a baccalaureate degree or—in exceptional cases—to a junior college in California; and demonstrate financial need. Awards will be granted based on the criteria of outstanding prior academic achievement, promise of future academic excellence, and anticipated successful completion of studies. Students may apply during the 2nd year of college or any time thereafter.
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  • How To Apply :
    See website or write for application and submit with proof of 1 parent’s or your Swiss nationality; transcripts of all graduate or undergraduate studies; copies of SAT or ACT test scores (optional for students in graduate school); essay outlining specific goals after completion of studies; and 2 letters of recommendation from professors (sponsors) who are familiar with your background and have themselves expertise in your specialty area of study.