Saturday, April 14, 2018

Italian Government Scholarships for Foreign Students, Italy 2018

Deadline: 30/04/2018 Degree: Masters, PhD & Research Scholarship Description: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International C... thumbnail 1 summary
Deadline: 30/04/2018

Degree: Masters, PhD & Research

Scholarship Description: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI) offers grants in favor of foreign citizens not residing in Italy and Italian citizens living abroad (IRE)* for the academic year 2018-2019 in order to foster international cultural, scientific and technological cooperation, to promote Italian language and culture and to support Italy’s economic system in the world (According to Law 288/55 and its subsequent changes and additions).

Eligibility:

A. Academic qualifications
Applications must only be submitted by foreign students not residing in Italy and by Italian citizens living abroad (IRE)* holding an appropriate academic qualification required to enrol to the Italian University/Institute

B. Age limits
Applicants for Master’s Degree/Higher Education in Arts, Music, and Dance (AFAM) Programmes/Italian Language and Culture Courses should not be over 28 years old by the deadline of this call, with the sole exception of renewals.

Applicants for PhD Programmes should not be over 30 years old by the deadline of this call, with the sole exception of renewals.

Applicants for Research Projects under academic supervision should not be over 40 years old by the deadline of this call.

C. Language skills and proficiency
Applicants must provide a certificate of their proficiency in the Italian language. The minimum level required is B2 within the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

Proof of proficiency in Italian is not required for courses entirely taught in English.

Benefits: Tuition Fees
Grantees may be exempted from the payment of enrollment and tuition fees depending on the policy of each University. An exemption is not granted for courses in Italian language and culture, for which enrollment fees are
due.

Health and Medical Insurance
Grantees will be covered by a health and medical/accident insurance contracted by MAECI for the entire duration of the grant. Insurance coverage will not apply to events derived from pre-existing physical and pathological conditions.

Financial Grant
Grantees will receive a 900 Euros monthly allowance on a quarterly basis, which will be paid on their Italian bank account.

The scholarship duration can be three, six, or nine months depending on the type of course.

Application: Applicants must complete and submit the online application form available upon registration at the official website.

Scholarship Website: https://studyinitaly.esteri.it/en/call-for-procedure