Foreign nationals and Italians living abroad (IRE)** are eligible for grants from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI) for the academic year 2022-23, which aim to promote international cooperation in the arts, sciences, and technology fields, to promote Italian language and culture, and to support Italy’s global economic system.
Grants are available to students who are enrolled in public or legally recognized Italian educational institutions to finish study and research/training courses.
Scholarships are available to attend academic courses on the Italian territory only.
The STUDY IN ITALY site is the only way to submit an application. In order to apply, applicants must have a valid passport or ID card with them. At the time of registration, they are required to submit a readable photocopy of the document, or face disqualification.
Only international and Italian students studying abroad (IRE)* who have the necessary academic credentials to enroll in an Italian university or institute may submit an application on https://studyinitaly.esteri.it/en/Recognition-of-qualification).
By the end of this call (June 9th 2022), applicants for Master’s/Higher Education in Arts, Music & Dance (AFAM) programs/Italian Language & Culture advanced Courses must have reached the age of majority and cannot exceed the age of 28 years and 364 days.
In order to apply for a PhD program, applicants must be at least 18 years old and must not be beyond the age of 30 years and 364 days by the deadline of this call (June 9th, 2022).
The deadline for this call (June 9th, 2022) for research projects under academic supervision is 40 years of age and 364 days for applicants.
There must be proof of competency in the language in order to enroll in an Italian-taught course B2 in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages is the minimal level necessary (CEFR).
Certification from the person in charge of the above listed courses confirming the necessary level of Italian language may be submitted by candidates who have completed an Italian-taught course or an Italian language course at the University.
- According to legislation governing academic institutions’ autonomy, grant recipients may be excused from paying enrollment and tuition fees based on each university’s policy. Regardless, regional fees must be paid.
- There is no exception for advanced Italian language and culture courses that require registration and tuition.
- The winner of an MAECI scholarship will get 900 euros every month for the number of months stated in the “Dichiarazione di assegnazione di borsa di studio” (Awarding Letter). The money will be sent to the personal current account that the winner has opened with an Italian bank.
HEALTH AND MEDICAL INSURANCE
MAECI will make sure that grantees have health and medical insurance in case they get sick or hurt. The insurance is only good for as long as the grant is in place.
The insurance doesn’t cover dental care or illnesses caused by physical or mental conditions that were already there.
People who get grants from EU countries should get a European Health Insurance Card (EHIC).
Application Deadline: June 9, 2022
How To Apply: