7 Scholarships to Study in Italy

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If you desire a study destination with a rich history, unparalled educational opportunities, amazing food at affordable rates and so much more, Italy is the place to be. It is a known fact that many international students cannot afford the tuition fees in most European countries, therefore, there are many scholarships offered by the Government, Non- Governmental Organisations and universities to make quality education accessible to students from around the world. Whether you are seeking to pursue an undergraduate or a postgraduate, we have compiled a list of 7 scholarships available to study in Italy

1. CICOPS SCHOLARSHIPS

The University of Pavia and EDiSU (Institute for the Right to University Studies) offers scholarships to visiting scholars in order to promote international cooperation, particularly with developing countries.

•ELIGIBILITY: These scholarships are open to Canadians, permanent residents of Canada, and citizens of developing countries pursuing a master’s or a doctoral degree at a recognized university OR who have completed a master’s or a doctoral degree at a recognized university.

•AWARD: Recipients will be awarded travel (economy class), accommodation, health insurance policy and pocket money of €150 EUR (gross) per week is provided. Furthermore, scholarship holders receive four to ten weeks stay in Pavia with full access to study and research facilities.

•DEADLINE: The deadline varies depending on the scholarship.

2. BOCCONI SCHOLARSHIP FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Bocconi University is committed to making higher education accessible to students from all backgrounds worldwide. Università Bocconi offers need-based scholarships to international first year Bocconi Master of Science Program applicants. This scholarship is offered to give all students the chance to complete their higher studies. Students are chosen based on economic conditions and academic achievements.

ELIGIBILITY: This scholarship is open to students from all nationalities. The awarding of the scholarship takes into consideration not only the economic conditions of the students but also their academic performances.

AWARD: Recipients will be awarded a full tuition waiver, worth up to €12,700 EUR per year.

DEADLINE: There are five rounds for the application process. Click the link above

3. ITALIAN GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIP FOR FOREIGN AND IRE STUDENTS

The Italian government scholarship is for foreign citizens and Italian citizens abroad (IRE). Scholarships are offered for a variety of programs that are carried out by Italian higher education institutes.

•ELIGIBILITY: This scholarship is open to foreign students or Italian students permanently residing abroad. Applicants may apply for scholarships if they have the academic qualifications required for enrolling on the courses at their chosen institution.

•AWARD: Recipients will be awarded a full tuition waiver, worth up to €12,700 EUR per year.

•DEADLINE: May.

4. NABA SCHOLARSHIPS FOR POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMS
Nuova Accademia di belle arti is offering scholarships to students that wish to pursue postgraduate programs in Italy.

•ELIGIBILITY: These scholarships are open to Canadians, permanent residents of Canada, and citizens of developing countries pursuing a master’s or a doctoral degree at a recognized university OR who have completed a master’s or a doctoral degree at a recognized university.

•AWARD: 32 scholarships cover 25% of tuition fees to attend two-year Master of Art Degrees and Academic Masters, addressed to students having a university degree certificate or a first-level academic diploma or equivalent title (or earning that qualification within the last term of the academic year). 16 scholarships covering 40% of the tuition fees to attend Two-Year Master of Art Degrees and Academic Masters are addressed to students holding a first-level academic diploma obtained in NABA (or earning that qualification within the last session of academic year).

•DEADLINE: January.

5. UCSC INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS
Universita Cattolica offers discounts to its students to pursue their studies. European students are offered scholarships based on their family income. Non-EU students are offered a discount by USCS to attact
international students to degree programs.

•ELIGIBILITY: These scholarships are open to European and non-European residents.

•AWARD: Recipients from the EU will be awarded a reduced fee from annual tuition fees based on their family’s income; Recipients not from the EU will be awarded a discount of 30% from the total cost.

•DEADLINE: The deadline varies depending on the scholarship.

6. STUDY GRANTS FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF BOLOGNA

The University of Bologna offers grants to international students who register for first, single, and second cycle degree programs offered at the university.

•ELIGIBILITY: These scholarships are open to international students.

•AWARD: The award varies depending on the scholarship.

•DEADLINE: The deadline varies depending on the scholarship.

7. MARIE SKLODOWSKA-CURIE INDIVIDUAL FELLOWSHIP (IF)

Ca’ Foscari University hosts the Marie Sklodowska – Curie fellowship to promote excellence in research and fostering the exchange of knowledge. Research themes match many topics including an outstanding
research environment facility.

ELIGIBILITY: This scholarship is open to students who meet the following requirements:

•Are in possession of a doctoral degree or have at least four years of full-time equivalent research experience (measured from the date when he/she obtained the degree formally entitling him or her to embark on a doctorate).

Furthermore, at the time of the deadline for submission, researchers shall not have resided or carried out their main activity (work , studies, etc) in the country of their host organization for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to the reference date.

AWARD: Recipients will be awarded €4,000 EUR per month (after taxes).

•DEADLINE: September.

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