Deadline:

30th of MAY, 2019.

Location:

 Italy.

(Fully Funded)

Description

GRANTS FOR FOREIGN CITIZENS AND ITALIAN CITIZENS LIVING ABROAD AWARDED BY THE ITALIAN GOVERNMENT.

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 2019- 2020 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).

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You can apply for one of the following grants: 

1.1 Master’s Degree 

Grants for Master’s Degree courses are awarded for a period of study of 6 (six) or 9 (nine) months.

1.2 Courses of Higher Education in Arts, Music, and Dance (AFAM)
Grants for Courses of Higher Education in Arts, Music, and Dance (AFAM) are awarded for a period of study of 6 (six) or 9 (nine) months
1.3 PhD program
Grants for a PhD program are awarded for a period of study of 6 (six) or 9 (nine) months.
1.4 Research under academic supervision 
Grants for a research under academic supervision are awarded for a period of study of 6 (six) or 9 (nine) months.Admission to some Master’s Degree courses or AFAM Institutes requires an admission test. Please refer to the relevant University/AFAM Institute to check whether an admission test is required.

1.5 Italian Language and Culture Courses

Grants for Italian language and culture courses are awarded exclusively to students attending an Italian course at a University for a period of 3 (three) months.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Art
  • Science
  • Italian language
  • Music

Required Languages

English.

Eligible Countries

EGYPT, SYRIA, IRAQ, PALESTINE, JORDAN, LEBANON, TUNISIA, ALGERIA, MOROCCO, SUDAN, LIBYA, SAUDI ARABIA, EMIRATES, KUWAIT, QATAR, BAHRAIN, OMAN, YEMEN, SOMALIA, DJIBOUTI, MAURITANIA, TURKEY, IRAN, CYPRUS, COMOROS, & OTHER COUNTRIES ARE NOT FROM THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA.

ALL WORLD COUNTRIES.

Program Period

1 Year.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Applications must only be submitted by foreign students not residing in Italy.
  • 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.
  • Proof of proficiency in Italian is not required for courses entirely taught in English.
  • In this case, applicants must provide a language certificate of their proficiency in English Language. The minimum level required is B2 within the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).
  • For Italian language and culture courses, applicants must provide a certificate of their proficiency in Italian language. The minimum level required is A2 within the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)
  • Admission to the first year of a Master’s Degree course in Italy requires the completion of a Bachelor’s degree in the applicants’ country of origin; admission to the second year is granted to applicants upon evidence to be on track with their first year studies.
  • To be admitted to an Italian AFAM Institute, applicants need to meet the entry requirements and academic qualifications established by the relevant University/Institute.
  • To be admitted to a PhD in Italy, applicants need to meet the entry requirements and academic qualifications established by the University; they are also required to provide a letter of acceptance on behalf of the relevant Italian University.
  • For a research under academic supervision grants can be awarded to research projects carried out at the Italian Research Institutions (i.e Italian Research Council – CNR, Italian National Institute of Health – ISS, Italian National Institute for Nuclear Physics – INFN, Italian National Institute for Astrophysics – INAF, The Italian Institute for Environmental Protection and Research – ISPRA) under the academic supervision of public Universities or Museums and Archives.

Opportunity Cost

(Fully Funded)

  • The scholarship covers:
    • TUITION FEES
    • HEALTH AND MEDICAL INSURANCE
    • 900 Euros monthly allowance

How to Apply

First Step: Create an account on this website from Here.

Second Step: Fill the online application for,

Required Documents:
-CV.
-Score statement.
-Recommendation letter.
-Admission from the university in Italy.
-A letter of no more than 1000 words.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Esraa Mohammed Hashem / Egypt

Reviewed by “ Soueilem Mohamed Lemine / Mauritania
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MARJ3 Scholarships team