Italian Government Scholarship 2022-2023:
The Italian government and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI) offers grants in favor of foreign citizens* and Italian citizens living abroad (IRE)** for the academic year 2022-23 in order to foster international cooperation in cultural, scientific and technological fields, 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).
Grants are offered to complete study courses and research/training programs in public or legally recognized Italian educational institutions.
Scholarships are available to attend academic courses on the Italian territory only.
Italian Government Scholarship 2022-2023|details about the scholarship:
Scholarship country: Italy.
Course level: Master’s and PhD degrees.
Italian Government Scholarship 2022-2023|Funding provided:
All candidates will be exempt from tuition fees.
The exemption is not applied for Italian language and culture advanced courses, for which the payment of registration and tuition fees is required.
Students will receive a monthly allowance of €900.00 on a quarterly basis, which will be paid into his/her Italian bank account.
Students will be covered by a health and medical insurance, contracted by MAECI, in case of illness or accident. The insurance is valid exclusively for the duration of the grant.
Italian Government Scholarship 2022-2023|Available Specialties:
Postgraduate courses in Engineering, Advanced Technologies, Architecture, Design, Economics, Management, Culture, Italian Language, Arts and Dance at top Italian universities designed in collaboration with key companies will enhance your business prospects in a competitive environment.
Italian Government Scholarship 2022-2023|Eligibility criteria:
Applications must be sent exclusively through the STUDY IN ITALY portal. Applicants must be in possession of a valid passport or identity card. They must upload a legible photocopy of the document at the time of registration, under penalty of exclusion.
Applicants must also be in possession of the following requirements by the deadline date of the call (June 9th 2022, 2.00 pm CET):
2.1 Academic qualifications:
Applications must only be submitted by foreign and Italian students living abroad (IRE)* holding an appropriate academic qualification required to enroll to the Italian University/Institute (more information on: https://studyinitaly.esteri.it/en/Recognition-of-qualification).
2.2 Age requirements
Applicants for Master’s Degree/Higher Education in Arts, Music, and Dance (AFAM) Programs/ Italian Language and Culture advanced Courses should have attained the age of majority and shall not exceed the age of 28 years and 364 days by the deadline of this call (June 9th 2022), with the sole exception of renewals.
Applicants for PhD Programs should have attained the age of majority and shall not exceed the age of 30 years and 364 days by the deadline of this call (June 9th 2022), with the sole exception of renewals.
Applicants for Research Projects under academic supervision should have attained the age of majority and shall not exceed the age of 40 years and 364 days by the deadline of this call (June 9th 2022).
2.3 Language proficiency
2.3.1 Italian-taught courses
In order to enroll in an Italian-taught course, applicants must provide a certification regarding their proficiency in Italian language. The minimum level required is B2 within the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).
Candidates who were enrolled in an Italian-taught course or in an Italian language course at University may submit a language certification, issued by the person in charge of the above-mentioned courses, certifying the Italian language level required.
2.3.2 English-taught courses
In order to enroll in an English-taught course, applicants must provide a language certification regarding their proficiency in English Language. The minimum level required is B2 within the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).
A self-certification may be accepted for candidates from countries where English is an official language. Candidates in possession of an English-taught Bachelor’s degree may submit a document certifying that the study program of their Bachelor’s degree was entirely held in English.
No proof of proficiency in Italian is required for courses entirely taught in English.
2.3.3 Italian language and culture advanced courses
For Italian language and culture courses, applicants must provide a certification of their proficiency in Italian language. The minimum level required is A2 within the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).
Candidates who were enrolled in an Italian language or Italian-taught course at the University or Italian Cultural Institute may submit a language certification issued by the person in charge of the above-mentioned courses, certifying the Italian language level required.
2.3.4 PhD programs and Research projects under academic supervision
No proof of language proficiency is required for PhD programs and Research under academic supervision.
The candidate must hold the nationality of one of the countries mentioned in the following list (click here)
Italian Government Scholarship 2022-2023|INELIGIBILITY:
Italian Government Administration employees and their first-degree descendants cannot apply for grants.
Grants cannot be awarded to attend Single Cycle Degree Programs, Bachelor’s Degree courses (first cycle) or a First-level/Second-level Master, single courses or one-year university and specialization courses. First cycle (“lauree triennali”) courses in AFAM institutions are allowed.
Grants cannot be awarded to attend courses in foreign institutions based in Italy or abroad, nor in private institutes, Research Centers or Labs not recognized by the Italian Ministry of University and Research (MUR).
Grants cannot be awarded to candidates that are being enrolled beyond the prescribed legal duration of the course (it: “fuori corso”).
Applications that do not meet the eligibility criteria will not be considered.
Italian Government Scholarship 2022-2023|How to apply:
The online application process through the official scholarship website below for Italy scholarship. To apply, please visit the official website of the Italian Government Scholarship 2021. You can access the full scholarship instructions by downloading the scholarship instruction booklet (click here)
Italian Government Scholarship 2022-2023|Deadline:
Applications must be submitted by June 9th 2022, 2 pm CET.
Applications submitted after the deadline will be rejected.