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Italian Government MAECI Scholarships 2018 in Italy

Italian Government Scholarship 2018 for Foreign and Italian Students (Indian Nationals can apply)

Italian Government MAECI Scholarships 2018 in Italy- MHRD has notified the beginning of application form for Italian Government Scholarship 2018-19. The scholarships are available for three, six, and nine-month duration.

 

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About the Scholarship

  • 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 2018-19 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).
  • Grants are offered to pursue study, training, and/or research programs at Italian Higher Education Institutes, both public and legally recognized.

 

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Scholarship Value & Duration

Tuition Fees

  • Grantees may be exempted from the payment of enrollment and tuition fees depending on the policy of each University. 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.

 

Eligibility Criteria

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 enroll to the Italian University/Institute

 

Age Limits

  • Applicants for Master’s Degree/Higher Education in Arts, Music, and Dance (AFAM) Programs/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 Programs 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.

 

Language Skills & Proficiency

  • Applicants must provide a certificate of their proficiency in 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.
  • 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).

 

Application Process

  • Applicants will have to apply both at the MHRD portal http://proposal.sakshat.ac.in/scholarship/ and also on the website of MAECI, Govt. of Italy https://studyinitaly.esteri.it/registrazione
  • It is important the read the 2018/2019 Call for Applications and visit the official website to access the online application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship
  • Official Scholarship Website: https://studyinitaly.esteri.it/en/call-for-procedure

 

Important Dates

  • Applications must be submitted by 02.00 pm (Central European Time), 30th April 2018